“Keep your unsolicited advice to yourself!” Tales From The Walk Behind Me, Tale No. 6. A series of short journaled excerpts while walking along the Camino Santiago Norte Route In Spain.
Number 5 of the series, Tales from The Walk Behind Me. A series of journal entries while walking the Camino De Santiago along the Camino Norte Route.
Number 4 of the series, Tales from The Walk Behind Me. A series of journal entries while walking the Camino De Santiago along the Camino Norte Route.
Number 3 of the series, Tales from The Walk Behind Me. A series of journal entries while walking the Camino De Santiago along the Camino Norte Route.
Tales From The Walk Behind Me, No.2 – Marvelling Epics, Cliffside Cornfields To The End of The World.
Number 2 of the series, Tales from The Walk Behind Me. A series of journal entries while walking the Camino De Santiago along the Camino Norte Route.
Number 1 of the series, Tales from The Walk Behind Me. A series of journal entries while walking the Camino De Santiago along the Camino Norte Route.
Move yourself everyday, even if it hurts. A short story on how our pain can sideline us more than necessary. If we want to fast track our betterment with injury, or in life, we must choose our own accountability by facing our barriers everyday.
Maybe it was whatever thoughts I had just projected into him that brought me to contemplate what his perception of life and experience must be within the memory of his golden years.
For no reason whatsoever, one day in January I felt compelled to video log myself with a quick New Year message into 2019. Perhaps it could have been sparked by my 30th birthday about 2 weeks prior, but what kicked off was a month to month documentation of the intentions of my future in my 30th year alive. Thoughts are powerful, and it is the reason behind Littermature’s motto: Make It Stick, Write It Down.
In The Prelude of Experience: Intentions of A Camino, 1010+ KM on Foot From the Heels of French Airspace to the Lip of Spanish Waters. Pt. 2.
Continued From: In The Prelude of Experience: Intentions of A Camino, 1010+ KM on Foot From the Heels of French Airspace to the Lip of Spanish Waters. Pt. 1. About Work After the Camino Frances, I looked at distance, work, and work ethic differently. I spent 6 to 8 hours a day walking 20-30km– And … Continue reading In The Prelude of Experience: Intentions of A Camino, 1010+ KM on Foot From the Heels of French Airspace to the Lip of Spanish Waters. Pt. 2.
In The Prelude of Experience: Intentions of A Camino, 1010+ KM on Foot From the Heels of French Airspace to the Lip of Spanish Waters. Pt. 1.
I am a Visionary, and my lifestyle is my work. This is how my life unfolded after walking the my first Camino De Santiago. Camino Frances, 2018.
Reflections Of A Camino: 900+ Km On Foot From Southern France To The Western Coast Of Spain. The Trials And Tribulations Of Experience.
A journey into myself and back: Reflecting on my own humanity by looking into my experience after undertaking 900+km of the Camino Trail on foot.
Baruch Spinoza was a 17th century rationalist who spun his philosophy monistically around the belief that mind, and matter — are ultimately one, and the same.
Stepping away from his Judaic roots, Spinoza radically redefined the traditional views of existence, and the role of God within the cosmos.
Here are 5 things that the ‘Prince’ of Philosophers left us with…
Memoirs written about my travels and experiences by returning to Athens, and Ikaria, Greece.
A Struggling Poem- What is it about being buried alive? What scares us most? What can’t we escape in ourselves?
5 Essential Oils for personal empowerment and emotionally spiritual development
Albert Camus highly contributed to existential thought within the philosophical world. Here are 5 points to take away from his wisdom.
On Facing the fear of travelling your designed journey.
Littermature On– Divine intervention: Genuinly so, or a by-product of our diets and traumas.
Littermature Creative Writing Original– “Through The Fog– The Bridge To Nowhere”
“Sticks and stones may break my bones, No chance your words will phase me!”
~ G. Kourtesiotis
Behold, Another human! :
Frantic, unorganized, and in delirious thought.
Littermature: The Ugly Face of the Mind — Excerpt (Crunching Numbers):
‘Coming of age’– What can that possible mean?
Littermature On- Rememember passed friendships.
Littermature in poetic thought– I am incapable of wishing.
Littermature Original- A poem for Friedrich Nietzsche
F*ck Mindfullness: Fake it till you make it! How mindfullness can sometimes deafeat the purpose of itself.
As soon as we intend to be mindful in our experiences, we limit our experience to whatever preconceptions we have of a mindful experience.
Littermature Creative Writing– The Illusion of Free Will.
Littermature Original Poetry-
The emotional waves of rainfall, thunder, and lightning. A solitary experience.
A Past Life Memory?
Littermature Original Poetry- On captivating opportunities, and broken dreams. In the smell of fire.
“I don’t WANT to huff and puff”
But, I NEED to huff and puff!
Of Broken Mirrors, Of Broken Dreams: The Unfolding Reflection. A Creative Piece On The Illusion of Aging, Passion, and Time.
“Bring me back to my youth”– you hope. A creative writing piece on the illusions of adulthood, pressure to fit into the mould, and slipping beyond time.
The Creative Exploit As A Lazy Alternative: Instigating The Fight Between Normality And Irregularity
Don’t Just Work Hard, Work Smart Too!
And while you’re doing that, Test nature, Test the faith, Test yourself– THAT’S LIVING!
Why saying less is better. Avoiding awkward small talk, forget about it and listen to your gut.
Travelling the road less travelled brings with it a high degree of uncertainty, and without certainty, it’s a pretty good bet to call it lost. What roads do your choices take you?
“Rich, Poor: Old & Young” – A perspective poem in finding out what it takes to live happily in life.
Modern Poetry: A poem for the rich,
a poem for the poor.
A poem for the middle crowd,
and words of no cure.
Transformation and healing at work: How my job helped me feel better about my life
Testing the Faith- Without Balls, Part. 1.
The Real Me, A Social Experience: Social Roles and How We Interpret Individuality Behind The Smoke and Mirrors.
It’s a vicious psychosocial cycle, but the best we can do is to practice SEEING people outside of HOW we see people.
Life is funny.
Let Yourself FEEL, To Let Yourself HEAL: On Judging A Book By Its Cover, And Wearing Your Heart On Your Sleeve.
Let Yourself FEEL, To Let Yourself HEAL. ~G. Kourtesiotis, 2013.
The road knows where it goes. Blindly follow your excited nose. Tick tock, stop the clock, keep on your toes. The road, the road, where movement flows. -G. Kourtes, 2017 Word play of the day What drives you? What motivates you to get up and get out into the world to do some good for … Continue reading A Wild Question: What drives you? – Tinkering With Motivation And Passion
Big Brother has an eye out on you.
How far are you willing to go to find your solitude?
How can one accommodate any peace with the traditional vacation? Resort, party, people, booze, food, chlorine water– Ahhh this is the life, isn’t it?
For someone maybe…
Littermature is a personal creative work. A collection of visualized thoughts, captured during a very trying time in life. Filled with raw existential angst, Littermature dares to capture the raw human psyche as it is experienced behind the smoke and mirrors of society.
-~ G. Kourtesiotis, 2016
We all have moments where we feel, think, or are compelled to behave in a certain way. Most often then not, we struggle to let our selves genuinely express its own interest out of fear of scrutiny or ridicule.
A Quick one: Let go of technology and the hustle and bustle for a day.
Welcome to Littermature
Well then, this is the beginning of a whole new relationship… Whomever you are.
I fully welcome and embrace your presence. I wish you the greatest journey forward, and I hope something significant finds you here within Littermature’s Walls.
So there is something missing in your life, EH? Here are 5 ways to keep you honest with your life intentions.
“How can I make the right choices, so that I won’t be stuck feeling miserable for the rest of my life.”
Don’t get hung up on trying to bring change into your life by analyzing yourself for too long, MAKE MOVES, MAKE THEM NOW, MAKE THEM BOLDLY!
Here are 5 ways to keep you honest with your life intentions: