philosophy

21 Life Lessons Learned from Adversity I Wish My Younger Self Knew

September 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

Maturity of the heart and mind does not come with age. Instead, it develops by overcoming diversity in life with acceptance of the hardships faced or by attacking your challenges head on. We live in a culture where most people stop growing in maturity after they receive a college degree or the age of adulthood. They think they know everything they need to know and halt furthering their education. [...]

22 Amazing Quotes from The Master of Sarcasm: George Carlin

June 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

George Carlin is one of the few comics that comes to mind when I think of a comedian who could make a point about a touchy subject, and make you laugh at the same time. He had the verbal skill to have you laughing one minute, and the next minute drop an insightful message. Carlin was well known for pointing out hypocrisies which earned him the title “Master of Sociological Comedy”. Very few people have had the ability to say the things that need to be said in a way that makes you think and laugh like Carlin could. His observations on life, people, politics, and religion will certainly be missed. [...]

22 Life Teachings of The Philosopher Confucius

May 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Some lessons are eternal and unchanging. Every now and then, we all need a reminder of what is important. It’s only natural when external forces in life pull us away from our connection to self. Confucius, with his thought provoking aphorisms, teaches us what life is about thousands of years after his passing. [...]