Posts tagged community
Free Yourself From the Religion of Consumption

Overconsumption has a way of making us subjugate ourselves into a dependent relationship. The more we conceive as needs—the more we are dependent on for happiness—the less free we are. We’ve enslaved ourselves to unrealistic expectations and a cycle that clouds out the development of more fulfilling pursuits, thus devastating our own spirit, whilst destroying the world around. We have more, but we are less: less capable of ensuring our own survival; less competent; and despite immersion into an oversaturated social media landscape, less connected to our fellow humans.

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Contagious Awesomeness: Are You a Force for the Common Good?

When we diminish ourselves morally, we create habits that stand in the way of community and personal fulfillment. Look around. Litter is everywhere and in many forms. It is excessive smog created, grocery carts left, weights not racked, doors not held, and patience not offered. Yes, you can litter your toxic attitude. We’ve all had Debbie the Downer come suck the life out of a jovial room. Yet, likewise our attitudes can infuse the room with joy. Joking, smiling, and creative zeal offer contagious awesomeness.

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