Why are we all addicted to something? Why do human beings in our culture have this nagging, constant insatiability? What are we searching for, why do we feel like we are lacking, and why do we seem to be constantly trying to cure ourselves of restlessness, boredom, or anxiety?
I don’t know the answer to that question one hundred percent, but I have some theories currently, with the level I am at in understanding this issue myself. This question is the type that you ask yourself over the course of your entire life: the answer is ever-changing, growing as a person personally learns how to be happy in life without seeking so many external things. Continue reading The Ultimate Way to Cure Anxiety: Why are We All Addicted to Something?→
Ed Rogers continues to embarrass the Washington Post.
(FAIR) — What is the point of Ed Rogers, the Washington Post’s most conflict-ridden, mediocre columnist (FAIR.org, 4/23/15)? He doesn’t add a lot to the discourse, his boilerplate Republican talking points could be better written by any number of Heritage fellows, he shills for Trump in the most boring ways possible, and—most glaringly of all—is an actual paid lobbyist for an assortment of sleazy industry interests, via his lobbying firm BGR Group. Continue reading Fossil Fuel Lobbyist by Day, Washington Post Columnist by Night→
Did you know? Hurricane Irma, which recently tore into the Caribbean and is heading towards Florida, is one of the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricanes on record. Though the hurricane has downgraded to a Category 4 from a Category 5, its wind speed remains about 150 mph.
Compared to Hurricane Harvey which “parked” in one place, Irma is “a whirling dervish” that has great potential to wreak havoc on Florida and Cuba over the weekend. Reportedly, Irma destroyed “95 percent” of Saint Martin, Barbuda, and the British Virgin Islands. Millions of people are now left without access to water, electricity or phone service. And, at least 10 are dead. Continue reading 45+ Unbelievable Photos Reveal The Damage Irma Has Already Caused→
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“We don’t really think upon a low level. We think high. That means we can live and we can see things. We can stay from above and see things low. If you stay from below and look above, you have want. If you stay from above and look ‘pon them below, then you can’t want. Because you have to bend down too low to pick up something.” – Bob Marley
And so, for some of you, the growing pains may have begun. The challenges and upheavals of the emotional self are coming to the surface to be examined, thanked, honored and released. This need not be a ‘big show’…..unless you want it to be! (Smiling) As you let go, the clarity you need most will be there waiting. ~ Creator
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This is a unique time in your life. Remind yourself to do more than just watch it go by. Make it count by participating in each moment and each decision. Anything that comes your way today can be improved with your efforts, and your insights. Life is not to waste or to make excuses for, it’s to live.