Life and Travel Lessons from Tyler Durden

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Most of us are familiar with the movie Fight Club, the movie that came out in 1999 and quickly gained a cult following. Tyler Durden played by Brad Pitt and the narrator, a depressed and insomniac man played by Ed Norton made a lot of us think a lot. But it’s all a masterpiece created by the brilliant Chuck Palahniuk (author).

Whether you watched the movie or read the book, viewers and readers are left with a strong message: “This is your life, and it’s ending one minute at a time.” Continue reading “Life and Travel Lessons from Tyler Durden”

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These Words Inspired Me To Speak Up and They Might Inspire You Too

A few months ago an inspiring man gave me these words and they really made an impact in my life. They helped me reach deep down and find the honesty within myself and helped me express that same honesty outwards without fear of people’s opinions. It’s still a work in progress but it was a great needed boost to reach that goal. That goal where you are completely true to yourself all the time, not minding what people might think of you, not minding if people might judge you, not minding if it’s the “normal” thing to do or say. Continue reading “These Words Inspired Me To Speak Up and They Might Inspire You Too”

A Tragic Eye-Opening Refugee Story by Humans of New York

You may follow HONY (Humans of New York) on FB, Twitter, or Tumblr already, if not, you HAVE TO; and you may have come across this story but I absolutely couldn’t not share this. This story has to be read, it has to be known. The ways of this world are unacceptable, the selfishness, the heartlessness, the greed have taken over and are making this world a terrible place. We have to change. Continue reading “A Tragic Eye-Opening Refugee Story by Humans of New York”

Meet The “Rainbow Grandpa” Who Saved His Village With Art

93-year-old artist Huang Yung-fu posing for a photo next to his artwork in the Rainbow Village in the Nantun district of Taiwan’s central Taichung. By Sam Yeh image source

This is a clear example of how art can change the world, as this 93 year-old man did in his town in Vietnam when the government warned that they were going to demolish and were asked to relocate.  Continue reading “Meet The “Rainbow Grandpa” Who Saved His Village With Art”

Embracing Discomfort & What Is A Growth List?

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Apparently comfort is for lazy asses and kittens.

Apparently comfort doesn’t buy happiness.

Apparently as humans, we were never meant to be constantly comfortable, because our cavemen ancestors really weren’t.

According to Dennis Corsi’s post, comfort is overrated and the statements above are true. He says that in comfort there is no sense of adventure or living life at its fullest. I’m not completely sure if I agree with any of the above, but it made me think.

I mean… If given the (free) choice, I will always prefer flying in First Class than Economy. I’ll embrace the adventure once I land, thanks. Continue reading “Embracing Discomfort & What Is A Growth List?”

Food For Thought

“Once in a while it really hits people that they don t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to” – alan keightley