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Thoughts on Writer’s Block – I’m Sorry (but not really)

I have not forgotten you dear readers! I haven’t been particularly attentive with my blogging duties lately. In fact, I’ve been downright neglectful in the last half year, but I can say that I haven’t forgotten you because I never … Continue reading

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The Manual for Success – Epictetus – The Art of Living

I’m reading Epictetus – The Art of Living, A New Interpretation by Sharon Lebell.   More correctly, I read it in a few hours, and I’m referring to it and re-reading it often ever since.  In my opinion, this book is … Continue reading

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Zombie Apocalypse

I’ve stumbled upon something big… a real zombie apocalypse.  Popular culture in movies and video games has expressed a deep subconscious fear of our dead rising from the ground to feast on the brains of the living.  Maybe the playwrights … Continue reading

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Are you Passionate or Flailing Aimlessly?

Cal Newport is a 31 year old assistant professor at Georgetown University.  His Study Hacks blog is an ongoing project very similar to this blog, a personal inquiry into how people live successful lives.  In a speech at the World … Continue reading

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Passion at Work

In recent times, fashionable career advice has been dominated by a theme of passion.  Famous speakers have discussed the topic of success and personal fulfillment, and encouraged young people to “follow their passion.” For example, Steve Jobs’ Standford commencement address … Continue reading

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