Does Being an Outlier Rely on Chance?

"The truly creative people tend to be outliers" (Nolan Bushnell). I recently started reading Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell, a book about success and how a lot of opportunity stems from relative chance. I purchased the book after seeing it in the Psychology section of a Barnes n Noble and thought it looked interesting. Later, after taking... Continue Reading →

Why it’s OK to be Anxious

"Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity" (T. S. Eliot). It seems that today people are more ok with blaming something dumb they did or thought on their anxiety. While most if not all of us have anxiety, we seem to pretend anxiety is a problem but one we all inherit and have to deal with.... Continue Reading →

How Being Mindful Will Save You

"Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along" (Paramahansa Yogananda). Self-awareness is one thing and self-improvement is another. We understand how our perception of ourselves might sometimes be skewed and other times fairly accurate. We try and improve how we see things and... Continue Reading →

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