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worrying less

The Neuroscience Of Worrying Less, and Overcoming Obsessions

Obsession is a common trope explored in literature and art... We often find ourselves immersed in these fictional tales because like these protagonists, all of us have obsessions. We find these preoccupations in our passions — of which we call “hobbies” — and in the our pleasures — of which we call “addictions”. These preoccupations also plague our worries, or in fact, one could argue that we worry because of these preoccupations.


“On Writing” – Five Reasons I Write

We are all in search of feeling more connected to reality—to other people, the times we live in, the natural world, our character, and our own uniqueness. Our culture increasingly tends to separate us from these realities in various ways. We indulge in drugs or alcohol, or engage in dangerous sports or risky behavior, just to wake ourselves up from the sleep of our daily existence and feel a heightened sense of connection to reality. In the end, however, the most satisfying and powerful way to feel this connection is through creative activity. Engaged in the creative process we feel more alive than ever, because we are making something and not merely consuming, Masters of the small reality we create. In doing this work, we are in fact creating ourselves.


Mailbag (January 2016)

I regularly respond to the messages that I receive on the blog, however given that I have been getting a few of the same questions quite often, I imagine there would be an interest in publishing them in a separate article named "Mailbag"


Turning Twenty

Turning twenty has marked one of the most important milestones in my life, and frankly, it took me a while to readjust my focus to the things that truly matter. Each tick and every tock serves as a gentle reminder that I’m two decades in. And depending on how you look at it, I don’t have a lot of time left on this dear Earth to do the things I promised myself. And there certainly isn’t anymore time to regret the things we’ve been through.


Stoicism 101

How To Be Stoic? Our mind is a cauldron of emotions, volatile, reactive, and stirred by external forces beyond our control. Being a stoic is a philosophy of life, focusing on living life rationally through careful judgement to bring fulfillment and happiness to life. Stoics believe that, much like how physical pain is caused by physiological stress, emotional pain is caused by emotional stress -- which manifests itself from mistaken judgments and skewed beliefs.

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