Leonardo da Vinci was the most creative genius in history. Of course, saying that I learned things from Leonardo is perhaps a bit risky, because in fact Leonardo is the very embodiment of genius. As we know, Leonardo lived in a particular era for humanity, the Renaissance, when literature, philosophy, science and the fine arts … More What I Have Learned from Leonardo da Vinci
Hi everyone! How are you all doing today? Is life treating you well? I hope it is, because we will talk about it today. Recently, I thought about an important question and was very happy with my own answer. The question was: What would I wish I was doing differently if I knew it was … More If today was your last day?
Hello, Dear Reader. It’s nice to see you again. I’m still here. I’m still SnapDragon, but now I’m a mom! (gasp!) Our little boy came ten weeks early, and while it’s been an insanely stressful adventure, I’m happy to report he’s doing well. He’s our little champ, getting stronger every day. And so, in this … More SnapDragon Speaks: On Being Lost & Found.
By Ellen Jayne | The open mind is not as much “attainable” as it is unconsciously undesired. The key is – accepting an idea or opinion doesn’t mean you agree with it. … More The Unattainable Open Mind
First of all, I’d like to apologize for not publishing on here for the last three weeks or so… I had a rough couple of days and needed a little break. But I’m back, so let’s get to it! 🙂 It was someday during this week that I had started a 15 thread long LinkedIn … More That One Thing We Have To Get Straight
‘A Lion used to prowl about a field in which Four Oxen used to dwell. Many a time he tried to attack them; but whenever he came near they turned their tails to one another, so that whichever way he approached them he was met by the horns of one of them. At last, however, … More Together Is Better
In our post industrial, feminist world, its not as clear a it used to be what a man is or what he should be. We live in a world, in which feminist groups often associate man’s masculinity with ‘tyranny’ and as a result believe in degrading men’s masculinity. Centuries ago, a mans duty was power … More How To Be An Attractive Man
It’s 2019 and for the most part, people have already made their head up about the new-years resolutions and goals they are going to get after this year. And that’s exactly why I feel like I need to put up my finger and say something… Something I feel like needs to be known by people … More Forget Your Goals. Try This Instead…
We are often told to act in alignment to what we feel. How we feel. For whom we feel. This notion of acting in alignment with our feelings can be a dangerous mindset. In fact, allow me to tell you that your feelings are completley overrated. They are unimportant. Look, there are only 2 reasons … More Your Feelings Are Overrated.
Let’s be honest. We are living in the age of the internet where everyone and their dog consider themselves an expert at something. Whether that is advising your nephew on how to deal with the school bullies or critiquing some dudes starcraft theory on a nerd forum. And because we all consider ourselves to be … More How To Give Advice Without Being an Asshole
The other day I published an article on my blog about a couple of things I felt like I needed to get out there regarding love. And because of the controversy and people pointing their finger at me, I thought I’d get your opinion on these. 🙂 #1 Just because you’re in love, doesn’t mean … More The Ignored Truths About Love
“BANG!” The gun fires and the race is on. The runners take off across the field. It rained the day before and the ground is still damp. The temperature is cool. It is a perfect day for running. The line of runners quickly forms a pack. Like a school of fish they come together as … More A Short Story Of Inspiration For Your Day 2.0
In one of my recent articles I published on this blog, people repeatedly commented they had no clue how to ‘find their calling’ or their ‘passion’. I therefore though I’d provide people with some more advice to this. Now let’s get one thing straight right here… ‘find your passion’ is the single most terrible piece … More Finding Your Calling
Why do you think humans are social animals? Looking forward to your answers, Max
Consider the story of two stonemasons. You walk up to the first stonemason and ask, ‘Do you like your job?’. He looks up at you and replies, ‘I’ve been building this wall for as long as I can remember. The work is monotonous and I work in the scorching hot sun all day. The stones … More A Short Story of Inspiration For Your Day 🙂
Let me tell you a bit more about me. Apart from writing a bunch of stuff on this blog and my own and doing some netflix and chill whilst trying to get my studies together, I somehow seem to enjoy to take the time to understand the problems people in this world, have. And if … More Trust Issues? Read This.
Which one would you take and why? Love Focus Joy Calm Magic BUT! You can only CHOOSE ONE! As always, looking forward to your answers! 🙂 Max
We’ve all read countless articles on many well-known websites, blogs, and guru-platforms that we shall NEVER compare ourselves to other people. In fact, we’re told to only compare ourselves to the person whom we were ‘yesterday’. The problem is that looking back to ‘who you were yesterday’ actually inhibits your development more than improving it. … More A Little Thought For Your Day 🙂
What is the nicest thing anyone has ever done for you? Looking forward to your answers! Max
The other day, I wrote a longer comment on a ‘Question of the Day’ post, all about confidence. So I thought I’d say a couple of more words about this… We are all familiar with classic situations where we know we MUST ‘be’ or ‘act’ confident (usually because we’re told so). Job interviews, dates, presentations … More The Confidence Problem.