This book is a biographical work about, as the subtitle indicates, “Thomas Young, The Anonymous Polymath Who Proved Newton Wrong, Explained How We See, Cured the Sick, AND Deciphered the Rosetta Stone, among other Feats of Genius.”Read More
In a recent post about going live on YouTube, I mentioned the often-drawn-out process involved in turning dreams into reality. And that drawn-out process occurs only if we’re lucky. The alternative is that whatever we were working on never materializes or quickly gets mothballed.Read More
Getting into or starting something new can be quite a process.
First, there's the dream phase where we picture ourselves knowing or doing what we're about to learn and/or start doing. It's exciting and a little scary at the same time...and it's all just fantasy, at least for the time being.
Unfortunately, that's where many dreams remain, either playing in our minds on an infinite loop or mothballed, never to see the light of day.Read More
I can’t stand the term “networking.” Never have, and hopefully never will. It’s a term and verb that makes me shudder. It carries with it connotations of using others for the sole purpose of getting ahead. It makes me think of little other than selfishness and self importance.
Do I think we need to meet new people? Of course! But...Read More
I’ve had some feedback lately about my post titled More Is Less. The intention with that post is not to punish myself for my consumption, far from it.
The point of the "No Buy" challenge is to get in touch with what is far more satisfying than standard consumerism:
Mindful ConsumptionRead More
I won't deny that it was fun at first. You know that feeling that comes from being a more reckless version of yourself, of throwing caution to the wind? Of course, my version of this wasn't so extreme but you get the idea.Read More
As I hinted at in late 2017, I’m venturing into uncharted territory. What territory? Video.
As of this writing, I’ve filmed five videos for another one of the channels I’m setting up* and I’m learning to edit to, hopefully, put out a finished product that’s not too painful or amateurish to watch.
Why Video?Read More
I know better. That’s what I’ve been repeating to myself over and over again since about October of last year.
I’ve unfortunately gotten off track on a number of fronts because I increasingly let distractions get in the way of what I know is more valuable.
The primary culprit? Consumption.Read More
It's been a bit quiet on Free to Pursue lately. Sorry about that.
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking. The deep, wandering-through-the-desert type of thinking I haven’t done in about five years.Read More