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How vs. Why

Man is a rationalizing animal, not a rational animal. It is the struggle to live a rational life that marks the evolved human. “Why” is not the question to ask ourselves, but rather “how’. By understanding “how”, we will come to understand the correct answer to “why’. The default search for “why” leads to answers […]

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Dimensions of Control

There are 3 dimensions to my reality at any moment – what I am thinking, what I am feeling and what I am doing. As such, the results of my thoughts, feelings and actions define me as a person and should be the pillars that I base my life upon. Whether I think rationally or […]

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One step at a time

I think, I feel, and I interact with the world through my actions and reactions. However I will not affect change in myself or the world unless I act when needed. I sometimes have problems with procrastination, and will overanalyze the work to be done as a way to forestall action on my part.  To […]

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Want and Worry

The main causes of stress for me (and I suspect most people) are I believe, worry and want. Worry, focusing on undesired events or outcomes, and want, focusing on desired events and outcomes. Both come from focusing on the future or past instead of living in the present. Another way to think about the misplaced […]

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