The False Value of First Impressions

The False Value of First Impressions

The more new people I meet, the less I believe in the validity of the first impression. First impressions can be perfectly orchestrated and controlled. Practiced and perfected based on social nicety and experience. What a flawed science a first impression really is. They are the shallowest way to know a person and the most [...]

How to Create Better Habits with Less Thought

How to Create Better Habits with Less Thought

Indecisiveness creates room for excuses. Eating better. Working out. Tidying up the home space. Crossing things off that To-Do list. I’ll tell you one thing: If I’m flip-flopping on the decision of what to do, you better believe there’s a better chance I’ll make the lazy/unhealthy/tasty one. It’s the path of least resistance. The pleasure [...]

Be Mindful of Your Words

Be Mindful of Your Words

Words are powerful. They can uplift. They can destroy. They can encourage. They can be wasted. There are things that I fear saying aloud or writing down because it would make them too real. Fixed into existence. Tangible. I use them with care because I understand how much weight they can carry. A throw-away, forgettable [...]