The Power Of Smell Compels You- 5 Essential Oils For Emotional Development

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We may not always be privy to it, but smell is a huge component to our emotional selves. Scent has the ability to alter our emotions within an instant.

Consider this, you’re walking down the street and happen to pass a bakery,

The pleasant smells associated with all those delicious baked goods can instantly put a smile on your face. They can trigger thoughts, experiences, and inspire emotions of curiosity. Such smells can instantly bring us into places of happiness, joy, and exuberance.

Likewise, consider walking past a dump or industrial refinery. Somewhere that has a strong, pungent, and repulsive smells.

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Philosophical Spotlight: 5 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Existentialist Thinker Albert Camus

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Albert Camus was a 20th Century French existentialist thinker. He reshaped philosophical thought by attributing to the absurdism in living.

As an ambassador for the individuals’ freedom of choice, Albert Camus underlined the concept of personal empowerment. In doing so, his philosophical thinking painted a bleak, but optimistic outlook into coping with the absurdity of life.

In this modern and maddening world,

Here are 5 elements to walk with from the revolving life and philosophy of Albert Camus:

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The wanderlust way- Picking up on the cowards back.

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I keep falling for wanderlust, while encountering souls who are on this journey:

To journey.

And in this journey– To Journey — there is an urge to follow an individually unique path… With reason to this notice:

Synchronicity.

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Varying Perspectives–Words that Speak: Through God, or Gut.

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I used to love debating about creationismand I still do. But I am very much inclined to bias– from an evolutionary perspective.

I can’t lie, Darwinian evolution– survival of the fittest and natural selection, are concepts that make the most sense to me. And though I feel it is true that both can co-exist within themselves, I am still compelled to against against the typical creationist perspectives. Continue reading “Varying Perspectives–Words that Speak: Through God, or Gut.”

Festering Words: “May I Suggest A Smoother Path?”

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“Sticks and stones may break my bones– No chance your words will phase me!”

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I am a very physical person.

I enjoy athletics, and I love training like an athlete.

I also love trail running, I find it more absorbing than regular pavement running– and though I do find myself hitting the concrete from time to time– the other day was definitely a trail day. Continue reading “Festering Words: “May I Suggest A Smoother Path?””

A Brief Moment In Delirium– High on Coffee and Sweet, Sweet Jazz!

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THIS IS:

DOCUMENTING HUMAN

The following is a brief example on being human– at least in the most random sense of a moment.

We all experience a whole assortment of thoughts, or collections as we go about our days. Afterall, we are what we think.

To set the scene:

I was about two hours into some computer work at Starbucks. With a good caffeine boost– my own delirium got the best of me.

Behold, Another human! :

Frantic, unorganized, and delirious in thought.

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An Aged Poem- My Friend, So Long.

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Hello old friend,

it has been so long, I don’t know where to begin.

I remember when we met– young and naive — together we trodden around, hoping to never grow old.

Our problems were minimal, only the day at hand, and what was to become of it was our only real concern.

Friend’s forged brothers. Continue reading “An Aged Poem- My Friend, So Long.”

F*ck Mindfullness: Fake it till you make it! How mindfullness can sometimes deafeat the purpose of itself.

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For the sake of this post, and how I am feeling in this particular moment, I will say it and spell it out again…

F*ck Mindfullness!

Don’t get me wrong– I am all for mindfulness

I practice mindfulness, awareness, and meditation daily. I also try to incorporate it into every little facet of my being in order to capture more of the moment.

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