The Therapeutic Power of Listening and Speaking

By Troy Headrick I’d like to do something a bit different in this blog.  It’ll start with me posting a fascinating TED Talk by Leon Berg.  The title of his presentation is “The Power of Listening:  An Ancient Practice for Our Future.” By the way, before I tell you the true aim of this post,... Continue Reading →

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A Complicated Relationship

By Troy Headrick This is the story of my complicated relationship with money and how such a relationship came to be.  In the telling of this story, I’ll need to explore the nature of fear and how our parents’ fears end up shaping our own inner psychological landscapes. Before becoming an adult and leaving home,... Continue Reading →

New Blog, New Year, New Direction

Those who regularly read my posts have likely noticed that I’ve been silent for several weeks.  In fact, it’s been close to a month since I published my last blog. Well, I’m back now and feeling strong and ready to go.  I truly believe that my time away from writing gave me the opportunity to... Continue Reading →

“Small pleasures are important”

Even though I haven’t written anything about movies as I did last year, I remained a huge movies fan. Last night I watched The Two Popes, a recent movie directed by Fernando Meirelles, where I heard the quote “Small pleasures are important”. This made me think about how important they really are and why we... Continue Reading →

This Is The Place

The sunset shimmered its last pinkish-orange breath of the hazy evening as my mom announced, “This is the place,” as we descended into the valley of twinkling lights. Snow was still glimmering on the mountainside as the day began to wind down. I was as excited as I was anxious about what lied ahead.

More thoughts on destiny…

A few days ago, Bogdan brought up destiny in one of his posts, which got me thinking more about this notion. It often seems, or at least is presented as, mysterious. But on reflection, the basic concept itself was fairly straightforward. One's destin-y is one's eventual destin-ation. It's where you'll arrive, the place you'll end... Continue Reading →

Question of the Day – No. 502

How different is your life now compared to the beginning of the year?   PS: If my writings mean something to you and if you feel you can learn anything from me, check out my book (Fighting the Inside Dragons) on Amazon in both Kindle and Paperback format!

The Two Fears that rule them all

The human behavior is so unpredictable that understanding seems impossible from time to time. If you have a quick look world-wide, you'll soon realize there are so many situations that seem SF, you'll feel the need to double-check if you're watching a movie or not. So today I'll mention my two fears that rule them... Continue Reading →

Question of the Day – No. 501

On a daily basis, what kind of thoughts make you sad?   PS: If my writings mean something to you and if you feel you can learn anything from me, check out my book (Fighting the Inside Dragons) on Amazon in both Kindle and Paperback format!

Destiny: A Myth?

This is a deep topic and I hope I’m as close to ready as I can for approaching it, so let’s jump into it. In the past three years I got very interested in self-development and I noticed a pattern across all motivational speakers: they all talk about finding your passion and following your destiny.... Continue Reading →

Don’t Google Everything

Hi all, I want to talk about googling information today because I made a mistake regarding it the other day. I love technology. I think it is very helpful in a lot of ways. We should embrace it. But as with everything, it has some bad sides as well. You probably heard the warnings against... Continue Reading →

Our Mysterious Inner Universe

As always, I’m interested about the reason behind every human behavior and there is one answer that covers everything: the inner universe. The most interesting part about our inner universe is that we barely get to know it, and when we do know parts of it, we often go in the opposite direction. I believe... Continue Reading →

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