12 Rules of Monk Mode #4: See With New Eyes

This is the fourth of a 12-part series remixing Jordan Peterson’s book 12 Rules For Life, one chapter a week to coincide with the 12 weeks remaining for my one year celibacy vow. “When we are very young, we are neither individual nor informed. We have not had the time nor gained the wisdom to develop our own standards.Continue reading “12 Rules of Monk Mode #4: See With New Eyes”

The Way of The Sword: Part I

This story is titled part one because The Way of the Sword is something not readily apparent and required my meditation for some time. But perhaps I have scratched the surface now for some scraps to mull over today. I know a little bit about Miyamoto Musashi, Japan’s all-time greatest swordsman, and desire to readContinue reading “The Way of The Sword: Part I”

Two Questions To End Old Habits and Re-Organize Your Life

There is little use in structuring your life on definitive statements. “I’m going to lose weight this year.” “I’m going to save more money.” “I wont relapse again.” We command ourselves as if we know and have full control of our behavior. We feel empowered in that moment to make these statements, and our resolveContinue reading “Two Questions To End Old Habits and Re-Organize Your Life”