The Mask We All Wear

Hopefully we've all seen Scooby Doo, and remember when they'll make up this elaborate plan to catch the monster and somehow Scooby and Shaggy always find a way ruin it. Then my girl Velma, (she was the best of them all, change my mind!) would have to fix everything. When they unmasked the monster, it [...]

When Is Enough Truly Enough?

"I can’t imagine how anyone can say: ‘I’m weak’, and then remain so. After all, if you know it, why not fight against it, why not try to train your character?"-Anne Frank "I worked out pretty quickly certain survival tricks. That if the guards called us to line up in front of the barracks, I [...]

Progress Not Perfection

Let me start off by taking a quick poll about this holiday season, if you ever felt sad, lonely, depressed or disgusted at the fact you ate an entire pie, please raise your hand. Mines raised loud and proud! In my previous post I slid a statement in there, “I’ve been feeling off lately, maybe [...]

The Five Second Rule

Procrastination, the ugly monster that resides in the dark corners, only to emerge when there's a task at hand. We've all been there, literally this was me today writing this blog post! Plot spoiler, I used the five second rule ; ). When it comes to procrastination, a common stigma is, if you're a procrastinator [...]

If the Buddha Got Stuck Part: Two

As humans, we're a genetically competitive species, even our cells compete against each other on a daily basis. We compete to prove who has the most strength, who can eat the most hotdogs and who can make the most drain-o's in corn hole. I'm going to ask a question that I'd like you to answer [...]

If the Buddha Got Stuck: Part One

"Understanding is like water flowing in a stream... In Buddhism knowledge is regarded as an obstacle for understanding. If we take something to be the truth, we may cling to it so much that even if the truth comes and knocks at our door, we won't want to let in.... We must learn to transcend [...]