Consumption & Creation

I've recently become aware of a balancing act in the human experience: Creation VS. Consumption. As humans, we have some innate draws: We want to know the latest 'news' and we also want to feel like we are contributing to societal needs in some way. The contribution need not be altruistic, but we crave the…

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Meditation: A Beginner’s Guide

The practice of remembering to think about nothing; or to think about not thinking. Meditation has its difficulties. Let me explain. The word itself sounds foreign, intimidating and even blasphemous (to some). But at its core, meditation is the simplest of all tasks: Think about nothing. It's the internal equivalent of turning off a television when…