Defy This One Thing And Garner the Ability to Succeed

"I do have high standards. I look at everything I have done and think, 'Why wasn't that better?' Part of my motivation is from crippling self-doubt - I have got to prove myself wrong." - Michael Palin There's one thing in this life that, at one point, hides inside the shadows of every man (or … Continue reading Defy This One Thing And Garner the Ability to Succeed

Behind the Author – House of Heart

Hello again friends, bloggers, and muses, The aim of Behind the Author was originally to learn from other successful bloggers and to share their advice with the rest of the word press community. With today's interview we're coming back to the subject of blogging and today I'll be speaking with a brilliant poet, artist, and … Continue reading Behind the Author – House of Heart

Wild Poetry: Wild Side (By Brad Osborne)

We allow the trappings of what we have become. The haute couture wrappings of an upright kingdom. To infect how we think and how we see ourselves. Repressing all instinct, where nature sits and delves. This courtesy and tact we present to the world. Hides the genetic fact, an inner beast is curled. For even … Continue reading Wild Poetry: Wild Side (By Brad Osborne)

We Are The Sum of Our Actions, Not The Sum of Our Thoughts

Just a few days ago, after a stressful day, while looking for answers to the problems which I didn't know I had...  I came upon a simple truth beneath the luminescent glow of  orange streetlights on that autumn night...   What we or others think of ourselves does not and will never define us, the only thing … Continue reading We Are The Sum of Our Actions, Not The Sum of Our Thoughts

Wild Poetry: My Crisp October Morning (Guest Poem by Kristian)

My Crisp October Morning Who made the Earth? The stars and the moon? Who told the Sequoias to grow so tall? And who made the raven? This raven - perched upon my fence post singing her bird songs and scanning the ground for worms Swooping down to snatch one and unhinging her jaw as she … Continue reading Wild Poetry: My Crisp October Morning (Guest Poem by Kristian)

The End of Reading Week, Becoming Healthier And A Job Hunt

It's been some time since I've given an update about what's been going on with me. Well, to be fair, there's quite a lot going on with me. I've mentioned in the past that I've struggled with social anxieties, self-doubt, generalized anxieties and depression, etc. These things may partially fuel my drive for following politics … Continue reading The End of Reading Week, Becoming Healthier And A Job Hunt

Is It Time to Take a Break? Three Signs of Unhealthy Blogging Habits

“Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.”  ― Carl Gustav Jung Unhealthy Blogging Habits Contrary to popular opinion, one can have too much of a good thing! If you don't believe me, go see how many pies you can eat before you hit that gut-bursting wall. This fundamental … Continue reading Is It Time to Take a Break? Three Signs of Unhealthy Blogging Habits