What’s the difference?

Have you ever looked at someone and thought, “I wish I could do or be like that?” I’m sure we’ve all had our moments of watching lifestyles of the rich and famous, reading about the super rich, or glancing through gossip mags where we were amazed at how some people live.  I know myself I’ll read through inc, business 2.0, entrepreneur, or fortune and see people doing amazing things with their careers and their lives and think “man I wish I could do that.”  So the question is, what’s the difference between me and them? Continue reading

Elephant in the room

How often do you have some issue that needs to be addressed, yet everyone involved in it pretends to not be thinking of it, even though everyone is thinking of it but no one wants to talk about it….ugh it’s exhausting. But why is that issue, whatever it may be, so difficult to discuss?  Why do we spend so much time and energy avoiding it, when it probably wouldn’t be bad at all to discuss?  Why do we ignore the elephant in the room? Continue reading

challenging your perspective

I am reading Brian Greene’s The Fabric of the Cosmos and it really is making my head spin.  Greene discusses everything from the description of reality and spacetime as accepted in modern physics to the origins of the universe and the big bang.  While I’ve always been somewhat of a space geek and an admirer in physics (even though I never got good grades in it), and this book is supposed to be written from a pedestrian perspective, I still find it a fairly difficult read.  It is written really well, it’s just that the way I’ve grown up and the way we’ve grown up with this world around us and the 5 senses we have to live in it, are truly incapable of understanding what else is out there.

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