Archive for December 2010

Your Simulated Reality

Last night I had a really cool lucid dream. It started out as a regular dream that involved a bunch of robbers stealing items from a large house. I was trying to foil the robbers’ plans. At some point I realized that I was dreaming and became lucid. I ignored the robbers after that and…

Abundance in a World of Limited Resources

How we can talk about creating abundance when it seems we live in a world of scarce resources? Aren’t these in conflict? Isn’t an abundance mindset just an exercise in self-delusion? Scarce Resources Certain resources on earth are in limited supply and are being depleted quickly. Perhaps the #1 example of this is oil. Oil…

Releasing My Copyrights

I’ve decided to release the copyrights on the majority of my work, including my articles, newsletters, and free audios and videos — and to donate this material to the public domain. Please see the new Uncopyright Notice for details. Why Am I Doing This? I like helping people. I like the idea of removing all…

Cheating in Relationships

Relationship cheating is a very common occurrence. If you haven’t experienced it yet, there’s a good chance you eventually will. In this article we’ll explore how often cheating occurs, how to define cheating, signs of cheating, and how to deal with it. Although I personally prefer non-monogamy, I opted to write this article using a…

Committed Relationships

If you say you’re in a committed relationship, what does that mean? What are you actually committing to? If I ask some people who claim to be in committed relationships what they mean by it, they might say things like: I’m committed to my partner. This answer is pretty vague, wouldn’t you agree? It could…

How I Write

In this article I’ll share the specific process I use to write articles, from initial concept to final publication, including the step-by-step details. If this topic interests you, hopefully you’ll gain some insights that will help you improve your craft of writing. I don’t write the way I was taught in school, nor do I…

Focus and Discipline vs. Caring

After yesterday’s post on Life Purpose and Values, I saw some questions about why I dropped values like focus and self-discipline from my list. Are these values no longer important? Or do I feel I’ve mastered them to such a degree that I don’t need to consciously think about them anymore? Actually it’s neither. Ironically…

Life Purpose and Values

It’s been years since I last updated my life purpose statement and list of values. The last time was around 2005. My life has changed tremendously since then, and I’ve fallen out of sync with the old versions, so I invested some time this week in soul searching and introspecting to update these items. The…