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The Healthy Way To Stay Angry

I don’t know when I learned the word sublimation but I’ve always had the impression via context that it was a bad thing. Turns out it’s the best coping mechanism there is. There’s a story told in Surviving Survival about

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The danger of purpose of life

I do an astounding amount of stuff in a day. I’m baffled by myself. I work out twice a day, I swim, I’m training for a marathon, I’m memorizing The Great Gatsby, I’m writing everyday, I’m killing it at work,

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To Forget Or Not To Forget – Part 3

The Present: My thinking about this anew started with a funny conversation at work. We were listening to Oasis and I told the story of Noel being on stage for the Unplugged show and realizing that Liam was in the

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To Forget Or Not To Forget – Part 2

The Middle: I’d like it if the ballad of Alastair is that he got super healthy and moved to a tiny village on a Japanese island and lived to be a hundred writing with a quill and no one ever

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To Forget Or Not To Forget – Part 1

The Beginning: What does it really mean to move on? It’s strange the things that embarrass us. I’ve been deeply transparent with a lot of things, I’ve talked openly about massive life and death stuff but it’s the seemingly trivial

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Inspiration, motivation, and discipline

I’m kind of an inspiration junkie when it comes to working out. I work out in the morning and I work out after work, then tired and sore I’ll come home to take a hot bath with my YouTube subscriptions

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You can’t entertain away depression

I don’t watch comedy. Not as a rule but just as a trend. I don’t enjoy mere entertainment, I need a sense of significance to enjoy something. I suspect it’s just one of the differences between the depressed brain and

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