Positivity vs. Negativity – Battle of the Fittest

Martial Arts Art takes many forms; as an author, I consider myself an artist. In my free time, I am also a ‘martial artist’. The term ‘martial arts’ is closely associated with the fighting arts of East Asia; the term is however derived from Latin and means ‘arts of Mars,’ the Roman god of war. … Continue reading Positivity vs. Negativity – Battle of the Fittest

How to Have Superpowers and Remain Resolutely Human.

Superpowers How to have superpowers? Galileo said: “Books are our sole means of having superhuman powers while remaining resolutely human. The power of traversing the abysses of space, time, and misunderstanding that gap between our own life, our own self, our own subjective experience and another's.” Happy National Book Lovers Day National Book Lovers Day … Continue reading How to Have Superpowers and Remain Resolutely Human.

Understanding The Psychology of Willful Blindness

The very fact that willful blindness is willed makes it interesting to understand the psychology of willful blindness. 20/20 vision is a term used to express normal visual acuity (the clarity or sharpness of vision) measured at a distance of 20 feet. Visual acuity is measured by your ability to identify letters or numbers on … Continue reading Understanding The Psychology of Willful Blindness

Athena Goddess of War

Last week I was in Madrid, one of Europe’s most amazing cities, exciting and dynamic, with beautiful architecture everywhere you look. Dating back to the 9th century, Madrid has a rich history and has been the capital of Spain since 1606. El Retiro Park, located in the center of Madrid was originally a royal garden … Continue reading Athena Goddess of War

Advice From Athena Goddess of Wisdom – Navigating Choppy Waters

Life is full of ups and downs; one day we can be sitting on top of the world and the next we can find ourselves in the gutter with problems we don't know how to solve. Some days you may feel that you are swaying unsteadily on a tightrope between one extreme and another, between … Continue reading Advice From Athena Goddess of Wisdom – Navigating Choppy Waters

Goddess Athena – Be Like a River

Humans are emotional in nature. They have a tendency to react to events in an emotional manner through feelings of anger, worry, fear, frustration, exasperation, envy, impatience, resentment, etc. Those emotions are fine as long as you can keep them in check. The best way to control emotions is to train yourself to think more … Continue reading Goddess Athena – Be Like a River

Information and Disinformation – “How Carrots Helped Win World War II”

Where does human behavior come from? Behavior comes from our perception of an event or a situation. Where does perception come from? Perception comes from information received, be it from personal experience, newspaper or media. If our behaviors are influenced by information, how can we be sure that what we receive is information or disinformation? … Continue reading Information and Disinformation – “How Carrots Helped Win World War II”

The Four Stages of Self-Development – Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche (15 October 1844 to 25 August 1900) was a German Philosopher whose writings on truth, morality, cultural theory, history, the meaning of existence has exerted an enormous influence on Western Philosophy. Nietzsche believed that embracing difficulties is essential for a fulfilling life and urged people to consider the journey of self-discovery as one … Continue reading The Four Stages of Self-Development – Friedrich Nietzsche

Get Into The Genius Zone and Unlock Your Maximum Potential

If I asked you to name 3 people who worked in the Genius Zone, there is a high chance it may include: Leonardo Da Vinci - Albert Einstein - Marie Curie Leonardo Da Vinci (1452 – 1519), Italian Genius of the Renaissance; inventor, painter, sculptor, architect, scientist, musician, mathematician, engineer, writer, anatomist, geologist, botanist, writing, … Continue reading Get Into The Genius Zone and Unlock Your Maximum Potential

Self-Actualization – Be Whoever You Want To Be

Abraham Maslow, the American psychologist, best known for writing 'A Theory of Human Motivation' and 'Towards a Psychology of Being' defined the concept of 'Self-Actualization' or the 'Self Actualization of Maslow' as 'the desire for self-fulfillment.' Maslow studied mentally healthy individuals, instead of people with serious psychological issues, and in particular "Self-Actualized" individuals who had … Continue reading Self-Actualization – Be Whoever You Want To Be

Be An Explorer – The Lost City of Atlantis

The world is full of unsolved mysteries. Rather than the land we live, what seems strange to us is the Ocean, which is home to many myths, legends & mysteries. Lost cities, hidden treasures, mystic ships are all part of the alluring marine world. Of all of these, the lost city of Atlantis tops the … Continue reading Be An Explorer – The Lost City of Atlantis

Walk The Talk

Walk The Talk Aristotle's followers are said to have discussed philosophy while walking about with him. They literally walked the talk! Every person, great or small has important work to do. There is for each and every one of us a goal that we must follow. A path that bears our name. A hand that … Continue reading Walk The Talk