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Three Simple Ways You Can Become More Self-Aware

Start within and then turn to others to keep you accountable – that’s the recipe for becoming more self-aware. Have patience and you’re bound to see results. Read More »

No Selfie Awareness

While wanting to capture every moment we have lost the ability to appreciate the seconds, minutes, and hours of our lives in a tangible way. Read More »

Book Review: ‘At The Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails,’ by Sarah Bakewell

Whether the reader is interested in the lives of Sartre, Beauvoir, and Heidegger, or in search of fulfillment of one’s own enlightenment, Sarah Bakewell’s "At the Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails" account of the Existential movement is both fascinating and relevant. Read More »

Move Over Maslow: A Libertarian Hierarchy of Needs

hierarchy of needs

For the rational creature to function properly, freedom is required in order to make choices and learn from the consequences. Tolerance is required so that new ideas can be tested, not suppressed. A predisposition to volunteerism is required to maintain social structure without resort to government force. When government is required, an attitude of healthy skepticism toward power and authority is needed to keep government in line. Read More »

Can Money Buy Happiness?

Can money buy happiness? People with money say "no." People with no money say "yes." The real determining factor is how you use the money you have. Read More »