Systems



Create Time with Meditation


Posted By on Jul 8, 2018

One of the many benefits of meditation is that it can create time.   We all know that even though time is linear we experience it in relative terms. A busy day can fly by in what seems like minutes while a painful experience like skinning a knee or having the wind knocked out of you can seem like it lasts for hours.   Meditation can use the relativity of time to slow down your experience and create time. The five minutes you...

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The Two Curves of Life


Posted By on Jul 8, 2018

Two curves that apply to a lot in life are the Diminishing Returns curve and the Exponential Returns curve.  Knowing where these curves occur in your life will have a great effect on your progress and the results you get.   At some point in a relationship, our finances, or health, etc. we feel like we are putting in more work than the results we are getting.  The question then becomes “Do I keep trying or spend my time doing...

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Cost per Use


Posted By on Jun 17, 2018

One way to use your money wisely and avoid clutter in life is to minimize the cost per use of your things.   Your goal should not only be to surround yourself with things that have a very low cost per use, but to drive down the average cost per use of all of your stuff (this doesn’t apply to assets like investments or real estate which typically gain value overtime).   Cost per use is the cost of something divided by...

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Huel


Posted By on Jun 17, 2018

If you are looking for a healthy, natural, and socially responsible meal replacement check out Huel (huel.com).   It’s a powder derived solely from plants that contains all the macro and micro nutrients the human body needs. Humans + fuel = Huel.   A lot of land and resources go into producing meat and dairy and whey, which is generally used for protein in most supplements, comes from milk. Using a plant based product avoids...

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Progression vs. Perfection


Posted By on May 29, 2018

Focus on progression in life, not perfection.   Perfection is an unobtainable goal. Everyone can achieve progression. Life is about the journey, not the destination. If you focus on a point that is always just out of reach you will have created a perpetual state of failure for yourself. But if you focus on progression you will live in state of success.   Goals are important because they create the movement and purpose...

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Challenge is Part of Happiness


Posted By on May 29, 2018

When we avoid the difficult we deprive ourselves of a basic need; the need to evolve.   The human mind and body thrive from challenge and love to adapt. This has contributed to the dominance of our species on earth. Too much easy breeds weakness and self-contempt, an insecurity that comes from the conscious or unconscious knowledge that we are not living up to our potential.   Don’t look for the easy path in life for at its...

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