Integrated Living Series Part Three: The Home in Your Head

People often want really nice homes. They dream of setting it up, adding personal touches, and maybe even having a family fill it up. Yet there’s another home each one of us had that we forget about. It’s the one in our head. No matter what, the brain is an inescapable part of our lives. […]

Believe you can change (Aaron Swartz’s Raw Thought)

I’ve become more growth-mindset oriented in the past few years. I’ve always leaned toward it but now it swallows and towers over any fixed-mindset attitudes I have left. It also explains my frustration when helping people. At first I assumed if just have to leave the fixed-mindset people figure it out eventually yet this article […]

Integrated Living: Introduction

Humans tend to have this strange habit of walking around each day and chopping their life into bits. They chop others’ lives into bits, too, at any opportunity. We have this natural ability to categorize, organize, and analyze yet issues arise when this is applied improperly. When we try to measure other people or ourselves […]

Helpful Illusions

Our minds are constantly tricking us. They are filled with lies and distortions. Our memories are faulty, optical illusions fool us, and our vision (and other senses) can actually change depending on our beliefs. However, there is hope. In fact, many illusions are crucial to our ability to function. What if I told you there […]

Vision: Zooming In and Out on Reality

The human brain is set up to apprehend a physical world. Our senses measure distance and pressure. Yet when it comes to the mind apprehending itself, many can feel rather lost. Personally, I find visualization helpful. Every thought is a physical entity that I either move towards and build up or move away from and […]