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Doing Nothing: The Unknown Key to Success

Hard work, doing nothing, and decision making.

Homo Sapiens began to disperse across the planet roughly 70 to 50,000 years ago. Consider how long we’ve been on Earth as a species. In our short human history, we have been hunter-gatherers for 90% of our time. Subsequently we turned to agriculture, quickly replacing most of the hunter-gathering life. Between the late 1700s and early 1800s, the Industrial Revolution began. Now we live in an Information / Technological era, but these modern eras have had little influence on who we are physiologically speaking. Continue Reading!

Doing vs Taking Action

How to take difficult action and keep at it.

Thunderstorms are highly unpredictable, fascinating, and intense. As the warm, tropical, humid air moves upward, it collides with polar cold fronts. It then quickly condenses into droplets that fall down, growing and crashing into each other to begin what could turn into a thunderstorm. The high-altitude clouds make the sky turn into such interesting colors. Sometimes a deep orange or yellow, and other times purple with a bit of a pink hue. With a bit of luck, you can see lightning from afar as the storm approaches. The nuances between doing vs taking action are subtle yet powerful, like an air mass that doesn’t collide with a cold front vs a focused thunderstorm.
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Lessons from the Summer Season

How you can take more action without getting burned.

The summer season is radiant! After much anticipation, the temperature begins to rise steadily. Slowly, we get more light and more heat. In some regions of North America it gets very dry. In others, dark clouds turn into massive storms. Sometimes it’s both. But the sun doesn’t stop. Every day the sun rises relentlessly, and it showers rays of life that appear to expand everything they touch. Everything grows vigorously. Leaves and needles are in a growth spurt. Nature can’t seem to get enough of summer! Summer makes us feel alive. We feel alive because of what happens during this season: we get stretched. There are many lessons from the summer season to be learned! Continue Reading!