How To Not Be A Victim

Charlie Munger lives by a philosophy of taking responsibility for all things that happen to him. Even after a botched cataract surgery he didn’t blame the doctor. He blamed himself. There was a better surgical procedure available that Munger’s doctor knew about, but wasn’t qualified to do. Instead of informing Munger about the newer method he […]

The Voice In Our Head

We have a voice in our head that always seems to be talking. That voice is constantly evaluating what’s good and what isn’t. It’s constantly evaluating our past experiences, potential future outcomes, what people think of us, etc. That voice is a dialogue we have with ourselves. It’s the voice of our inner debates. It’s […]


Don’t Forget My Name

I don’t think you’re perfect but I think everything about you that’s not is what makes you fascinating. It sounds so dumb but I find myself wanting to remember certain things about you, like the way your hair falls or how you say certain words or how you hold your pen- I’m telling you it’s […]


Value of Silence

Most of us don’t like silence, because it forces us to confront ourselves. And sometimes what we find staring back is emptiness. We’re also afraid of silence, because we equate silence with insignificance. We want to be heard and seen. We want to make ourselves relevant. We want to be somebody in the eyes of […]



People aren’t always who you expect them to be, but that’s good because sometimes they’re better. And where would we be without pleasant surprises. I live for unexpected people coming through and changing my life. I always root for the underdog, I always have faith in people who are doubted, I always want to see […]


Yesterday is Gone

“All that’s left is smoke and ash, so let’s keep dancing on the broken glass.” Thus go the lyrics of Kygo’s latest song. It’s about two lovers breaking up, but right now, it feels like advice to all of us. We’re all going through a similarly traumatic if more abstract separation: Reality broke up with us. […]


Noche- II

I know that the night is not the same as the day:that all things are different,that the things of the night cannot be explained in the day,because they do not then exist,and the night can be a dreadful time for lonely peopleonce their loneliness has started. But with you there was almost no difference in […]