Reframe your gratitude practice in a way that makes you capable of overwhelming gratitude in every moment.Read More
Humanity is reaching a point where so many tasks are outsourced and comfort is so certain that dependency has far outpaced the acquisition of new skills. Technology makes life easy, but it often discourages people from honing basic human capabilities. Smarter tools can lead to dumber brains, or, with a better approach they can scaffold our minds to heights previously unreachable.Read More
Giving thanks for all that make IHD possible.Read More
The process of winning progress has never featured divisive eruptions of outrage that are opposed to civil discourse. It has never been won through one day or one march. Change does not follow unrefined or unclear thought patterns. Real social progress has always been the product of clarity, long-term sacrifice, intelligent dialogue, and maturely taking the moral upper hand with thoughtful actions and words. This requires honest self-reflection, the demand that one’s constituents hold themselves to a standard, and an earnest desire to grow and mature with anyone willing to talk honestly.Read More
Believing you should or believing you shouldn’t both equally limit your experience.Read More
Learning from negative situations does not come from simply deciding that they experience was actually positive. Moving through and growing beyond hardships comes from first understanding the challenges for what they are. We might eventually deem any challenging time as a net positive, but this perspective comes only in hindsight. Deciding to call something “good” from the depths of negatives emotions is delusional and actually limits the scope of growth that will follow.Read More
Learned is ignorant. Believing yourself learned is itself a demonstration of ignorance. You are never done and the moment you believe you are, you root in place only to have the flow of experience continue to rush past you. The moment you cease to move forward you grow further and further from where you could have been.Read More
The “pay later” model allows you to consume as much free content as you please and never pay a dime if you do not have the means or desire to do so. However, if you do wish to support work that you love, you have the opportunity to do so voluntarily. This is a beautiful thing.Read More
We can use social media as a soapbox to preach and denigrate and a platform to complain and criticize. All of these simply create an ever-increasing swirl of negativity.
Or, we can use social media as a tool to share, learn, and create more positivity in our life.
This distinction comes down to your motivations in creating a post or commenting on someone else’s. Ask yourself, am I aiming at inclusion or exclusion? Do I wish to add value to the world or am I posturing, pandering, or provoking?Read More
Rather than maintain any singular routine to deem a day fulfilling, productive, or “good,” I now stick to my Good Day List.
I realized that there are numerous simple factors that lead my evening reflections to deem a day as “good.” I rarely have the freedom to work on every project that is important to me or enjoy every hobby/passion that I have. But, hitting a few items on my list always make the day feel productive and positive.Read More