We are the enviroment

[This is part two of a series reevaluating some propositions that I perceived as crucial and important in my early thirties.] Proposition: I can­not save the envi­ron­ment; I am the envi­ron­ment. I wrote the above back in 2010, directly influenced by this TED talk by John Francis: I had studied environment at this formal level, …

If you can’t do anything about it, why are you worrying about it?

[This is part one of a series reevaluating some propositions that I perceived as crucial and important in my early thirties.] Proposition: I can­not con­trol peo­ple or sit­u­a­tions, only my responses and reac­tions to them. I have noth­ing to lever­age for my own hap­pi­ness except my own attitude. Since writing the above paragraph in 2010, …

Ironic Kōan

Do not stress out over the acquisition of a stress free life.

Everything I’ve Learned So Far

I had a birth­day recently, so I thought I would write down every­thing I’ve learned so far. I can­not con­trol peo­ple or sit­u­a­tions, only my responses and reac­tions to them. I have noth­ing to lever­age for my own hap­pi­ness except my own attitude. I can­not save the envi­ron­ment; I am the envi­ron­ment. [Great les­son from …