Category Archives for Life Meaning

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the surest way to maximise happiness has nothing to do with experiences, material goods, or personal philosophy. It’s all about who you decide to spend time with. But “it’s not just advice to choose your friends carefully,” […]

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A Sinaloan Road Trip: Why Surfers Risk Everything for Waves

Everyone said I shouldn’t go. “It’s dangerous down there right now,” they told me. In fact, just a few kilometers from where we were staying, two Australian surfers disappeared last November. According to reports, they were pulled over by assassins dressed in police uniforms and shot. Lit on fire and burned beyond recognition. The authorities had […]

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Dreams & Fears

Seth Godin said in a recent post, “Sooner or later, important action taken comes down to this: Fear: Of being ashamed, feeling stupid, being rejected, being left out, getting hurt, being embarrassed, left alone, dying. Dreams: Of being seen, being needed, becoming independent, relieving anxiety, becoming powerful, making someone proud, fitting in, seen as special, […]

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Living and Dying

I have a friend that has a dying father, it’s hard . . . not sure what to say. I always turn to one book when I think about dying . . .  it’s such an incredible view into this realm. What is born will die, What has been gathered will be dispersed, What has […]

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Are You Addicted To Surfing?

It’s been almost one week without surf now and I am starting to go a little crazy. You? Sometimes beer helps, but only a little. People ask me “are you addicted to surfing?” Sure I am, but why? I wanted to dig a little deeper into the physicality of surfing addiction. Psychology today talks about […]

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