Don’t follow your passion – foster it.

My last post was somewhat-obnoxiously but somewhat-accurately entitled "How to Become Better", and it featured summaries of videos and podcasts that outlined strategies and theories relating to self-improvement. These were not strategies to attain such contentious goals as eating better, achieving mental peace, or weight loss; indeed, the summaries I shared were strategies to connect with external [...]

Being Cognizant: Scheduling

A series about the ways I work towards being cognizant through decisions that make me more mentally engaged with various facets of my day-to-day life.Cognizance (noun): Awareness, realization, notice, knowledge, perception.----My memory for dates and significant events is strong - I even remember the minor details and events that would probably be best to forget. However, when [...]

Being Cognizant: Vegetarianism

A series about the ways I work towards being cognizant through decisions that make me more mentally engaged with various facets of my day-to-day life.Cognizance (noun): Awareness, realization, notice, knowledge, perception.----3 years and 3 months ago, I embarked on a 3-week challenge to stop eating meat. It began because someone told me I "looked like [...]