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Feb
2nd
2018

Ten Tips for a Positive Mindset — Make Your Bed (A Book Review) · 4:55am Feb 2nd, 2018


Make Your Bed
By Willam H. Mcraven (Reviewed by B)


Wisdom. Advice. Motivation.

The three points of the book, though sometimes sounding like tidbits, are profound in their message and execution. Each chapter is a point, supported by a relevant story from the admiral's days as a Navy Seal, each concise in getting its theme across.


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Apr
24th
2020

What Self-Improvement Strategies Have Worked For You or People You Know? · 4:13pm Apr 24th, 2020

How do I love and care about myself as much as I say I love and care about my friends? I want to stop disappointing myself so I stop breaking my mom’s heart, because she already lost her husband to shittyness, she doesn’t want to and can’t watch me squander my amazing potential on idle hedonism every single day year after year.

P.S: this extends to writing as well. Believe it or not, I would like to write more than just shitfics all the time.

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Jul
25th
2020

The Art of Stoicism and Overcoming One's Self · 2:33am Jul 25th, 2020

(Art by Racoonsan).

I think it's good to reflect on a teaching that has shaped my current worldview, as I believe it is relevant to the current climate we live in. That being the teachings of stoic philosophy. 

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Jul
19th
2019

Open Critique/Request: What Are the Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses in cleverpun's Writing? · 9:00am Jul 19th, 2019

I often make references to the idea that writing is a constant quest for self-improvement. It requires self-reflection and self-critique. But there is a limit to this. After a certain point, self-reflection and self-critique always suffer from a lack of perspective. There's a reason you get reviewed annually at most jobs.

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Mar
19th
2017

I Can't Read · 4:46pm Mar 19th, 2017

UPDATE: I'd really like recommendations of stories to read that could improve my writing!


Last night, I dreamt I was taking a standardized test in an amphitheater with a few hundred other students. Except I teach college, and it was an eleventh-grade exam (all the other students were teens).

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