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Me Being Free

Me Being Free

Blog about the pursuit of freedom in all forms. Finanancial freedom, mental freedom, spiritual freedom, and physical freedom. Please join me in my journey of self improvement.

Never Good Enough - Self-Improvement Obsession

10 Oct 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Sixex

I think Kaizen or "continuous improvement" is a great ideal to practice in your life. By improving ourselves we can improve the quality of our lives, as well as those we come into contact with. However, I've found there is a dark side to self-improve...

Our Purpose as Humans

25 Sep 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Sixex

Most animals essentially have one purpose, to survive long enough to pass on their genes. I’d like to think that humans have a purpose greater than that. The human race has advanced past the point of barely scraping by for survival and now the “survi...

My Perfect Life

28 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Sixex

I figured that in order to know what I really want out of life and what my overall goals are, I should write them out. So I created a vision of my own "perfect life" and vision statement. And if I were to never fully realize this vision... it's perfe...

Not Every Marshmallow is Worth Eating

22 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Sixex

The Standford Marshmallow Test is famous for being a study in delayed gratification. In this experiment, a child test subject is told they can eat a marshmallow if they want, but if they waited for long enough, they will get two marshmallows. Follow-...

Apologive Yourself - Cleanse Guilt and Regret

14 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Sixex

It seems like a good day to create a new compound word, “Apologiveness”. Apologiveness means to apologize to and forgive yourself. It’s a great way to cleanse yourself of guilt and regret. These are just some examples of what's weighing on me. Come u...

Life is Too Goddamn Short to be Miserable

31 Jul 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Sixex

The lifespan of an adult mayfly is between 30 minutes and two days. We always live as though we have this vast amount of time in front of us. We put off happiness until some later date when everything in our life is perfect. We are told that once we...

Does External Freedom Make You Happy?

25 Jul 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Sixex

A couple years back I was on a company trip to Mexico. I was on a private beach by myself. No co-workers around. Just me, a cerveza and my Kindle. I had absolutely nothing planned, but there were plenty of options between events at the resort, excurs...

Freedom From My Neighbor's Dog

25 Jul 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Sixex

My neighbor's dog is left outside 24/7/365. Approximately 1/3 of its waking hours are dedicated solely to barking. Sirens trigger barking, other dogs barking triggers barking, me opening my door two houses down triggers barking, and being a bored dog...