Practicing Stoicism: Voluntary Discomfort (Part 2)

Now it’s time to level things up a bit. Here are my stoic challenges for the coming weeks: ❗️Not drink anything for a day. ❗️Do public speaking. ❗️ Sleep without a pillow for a week. At least for me all these appear worse to me than only drinking water for and sleeping on the floorContinue reading “Practicing Stoicism: Voluntary Discomfort (Part 2)”

Practicing Stoicism: Voluntary Discomfort.

I’m back into stoicism again after rereading Seneca and after picking up the so far excellent book, ‘Stoicism and the Art of Happiness’. But this time around I’m not settling with only theory. I want to try some actual Stoic exercises, or more precisely; Voluntary Discomfort. Why would the Stoics voluntarily put themselves in uncomfortableContinue reading “Practicing Stoicism: Voluntary Discomfort.”

Raw & Unedited Notes from “King Warrior Magician Lover”

King Warrior Magician Lover was where I took notes like crazy. Such a fascinating read! Here is my full unedited notes: “In the late twentieth century, we face a crisis in masculine identity of great proportions“ It’s increasingly difficult to point out masculine and feminine essence. One could look at the disintegration of the modernContinue reading “Raw & Unedited Notes from “King Warrior Magician Lover””

Too Busy? Here Are The Tricks I Use to Get More Reading Done!

I don’t get many DM:s but when I do it’s often about questions regarding reading habits. —— I’m not a fast reader. To be honest my reading speed was below average last time I checked – but I have a few tips to share on how to get more reading into a busy schedule! ——Continue reading “Too Busy? Here Are The Tricks I Use to Get More Reading Done!”

Demian, Synchronicity & Carl Jung

I picked up Hermann Hesse’s “Demian” and believed it could act as a pallet cleanser after my binge-reading of books revolving around jungian psychology. —— Haha, bad call! Already in the introduction I read that before writing the book in 1920 “Hesse began to explore the writings of Freud and Jung on dreams and archetypes”.Continue reading “Demian, Synchronicity & Carl Jung”

What’s brewing? New book Arrivals!

I’m very excited about the books I received today! Have you read any of them? 😀🤔 ——————————— In the stack: – 📖 “Trust me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator” – 📖 “Demian” by Hermann Hesse – 📖 “Improv Wisdom: Don’t Prepare, Just show up” – 📖 “The Human Magnet Syndrome: Why We LoveContinue reading “What’s brewing? New book Arrivals!”

A reading update! All over the place as usual!

No book review this week due to stomach flue. 🤮 ———— But I thought I could share an update on what’s going into my mind these days! ———— 📖 “In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts” – Gabor Maté, M.D. ———— Absolutely brilliant book about addition. Dr. Maté is sharing his experience working with addicts inContinue reading “A reading update! All over the place as usual!”

Lab Report: Physical Therapy

This is not as much an experiment as it is a new experience for me. Framing it as an experiment makes it more fun though – so that’s what I did! ————————— The Lab Report – 004 – “Physical therapy” ————————— A while ago I got a painful sensation in my right shoulder. I’ve hadContinue reading “Lab Report: Physical Therapy”

Simplicity 101: Socks sucks!

The Lab Report – 003 – “Socks Sucks” ————————— The motto is that you are not allowed to complain about not having “enough time” until you have certain systems in place that removes unnecessary complexity. Ones those are in place, then at least you have tried your best – And automation and simplification of everydayContinue reading “Simplicity 101: Socks sucks!”

Raw & Unedited Notes: “12 Rules for Life” by Jordan B. Peterson

I had more note than I could possibly share in my review. Here is the full batch. Raw and unedited! If we put ourselves in order maybe we will do the same for the world? Author of “map of meaning” Wrote an answer of quora and struck a home-run. Our religious stories where moral ratherContinue reading “Raw & Unedited Notes: “12 Rules for Life” by Jordan B. Peterson”