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The Polymath Mindset

The fundamental element of magic is the ability to manifest or sublimate things, whether they're emotions, states of being, people, or the Statue of Liberty. Magic is the art of making things appear or disappear, out of nowhere or into the void. ​ One could indeed interpret the wild fusion of disparate ideas and methods into something emotionally o...

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For most of my life, I tried to "get back to" an imagined time where I felt like I was at this incredible pinnacle. I can name every point in my life where I felt I'd reached new heights: Summer '93, Summer '96, Summer '98, Summer '00, Summer '02, Spring '08, Fall '10, and a surreal two-year stretch between Summer '14 and Spring '16. At each peak, ...

  For the last two Mondays, I've dropped into a local, weekly storytelling workshop.I did it in the way I do many things: with a plan; a goal; an endgame in mind — I want to be better at storytelling. (Because we all could .) I want to be better at identifying and naming and validating my own emotions and experience (ditto.) And then I want to...

  I recently came across a podcast episode that talked about self-love and why it is so important to cultivate in our lives. It was the inspiration for this piece and my hope is that by reading it, you will identify ways to create more self-love in your own life. ​ On his podcast , the Model Health Show, I recently heard Shawn Stevenson talk a...

True commitment is to be available to something without any if's & but's, to be available in your purest form. To be available as you are, ensuring you are acting to your fullest capabilities & leaving the outcome to take its own course. It's a complete surrender. In order to be fully committed you have to first accept yourself in your true...

It was the ancient Greek philosopher Plato who is credited with saying: "The unexamined life is not worth living." He realised that to live a complete life we must examine it truthfully. ​ If you don't make time to examine your motives, it may catch up to you. Why? Many people are dictated by their unconscious desires instead of making conscious ch...