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Creativity Is A Virtue

Creativity Is A Virtue

  Many of us go to school or enter the workforce, and are taught skills and concepts that have the purpose of helping us merge with society. Most of which are essentially lessons on how to follow suit and how to...

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Myth: Introverts Are Always Shy

Myth: Introverts Are Always Shy

I have always self-identified as an introvert. Although now, I begin to find myself questioning whether or not the concept that any individual is either dominated by introversion or extroversion is even real. I’ve sat...

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My Simple Reason For Gratitude

My Simple Reason For Gratitude

  I am a really grateful guy, and it isn't because of all the yogi bullshit I read (I do read a lot of it). It’s because I truly have A LOT to be thankful for. As far as lives in 2017 go, I know I have it pretty...

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I Was Addicted To Change

I Was Addicted To Change

  The last few years of my life have been a pretty mixed bag of experiences. If someone asked me what I have been up to since school, it would likely take an hour just to fill them in. For a while I had a tendency...

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Stop Trying To Find Yourself

Stop Trying To Find Yourself

Anyone who knows me well knows I make semi-serious, and self-aware jokes about moving to some exotic place so that I can finally “find myself”. I am chronically poking fun at the entire concept, and for good reason. On...

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A Can Of Worms In Costa Rica

A Can Of Worms In Costa Rica

After finally escaping the ceaseless San Jose traffic, the cab driver lets me out at my hostel. Possessing no energy to question him, I pay for the absurdly overpriced ride and hop out with my bag. At this point the...

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This Is What Romantic Love Is Like

This Is What Romantic Love Is Like

A friend of mine asked me to define romantic love. It’s a tough one, but if you really think about it… It’s kind of straightforward. I think there’s a distinct difference between loving someone and being in love. Love...

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Are We Obsessed With Social Media?

Are We Obsessed With Social Media?

Before diving right into this topic I would like to clarify that I am just as guilty of abusing social media as anybody else, and likely far more addicted than many. I am simply aware of my obsession, and have come to...

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Slow Down, Life Is Not About Being Busy

Slow Down, Life Is Not About Being Busy

“How are you?” you ask an acquaintance you haven’t seen in some time. “So busy,” they respond, breathlessly. They go on to recount a hectic travel schedule, momentous work projects, a new exercise regime. These days,...

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