An Attempt to Clean Up My Life

I started writing partly because I was dissatisfied with some points that self-improvement books pointed out and instead wanted something that could fit my lifestyle. However, I'm still willing to accept challenges that others, like The Minimalists, have come up with. I went a step further with theirs, and tossed it up a little bit as …

Sixty-Six Days: Building a Habit From Scratch

Apparently, that’s the amount of time the University College London found it takes to form a habit. However, that number can range anywhere from a mere 18 days to as long as 254. According to their study, each individual selected a "self chosen-health promoting dietary or activity behaviour in response to a once-daily cue ...". Once …

Hollow Shells

The average human brain weighs about 3 pounds; in North America, the average human weighs around 180 pounds. Take a moment to consider that an organ that makes up less than 2% of your body's mass has control over absolutely everything. Those trillions of neural connections communicating with each other that allows the human mind …