Thought of the Week: How Can We Love Something That Won’t Last?

It’s a scary feeling when you realize your happiness depends on things outside of yourself. Happiness is a wonderful feeling, some might even say it’s the meaning of life. But when I think about things that make me happy, I realize that they’re all external things. External meaning they exist in the physical world and... Continue Reading →

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Thought of the Week: Getting Back to Your Roots

The other day, I went for a run and tried something new: I didn't listen to music or time myself. I just ran. I did this because I realized that listening to music and timing myself distracted me from running, and I actually love running. These distractions make me feel like I'm running to check... Continue Reading →

The Paradoxical Beauty of the Road

Do you ever listen to a song and realize that it describes your life so perfectly, you wonder if the artist was secretly in your head? That song for me is “Beauty of the Road” by Future Islands. I can’t help but get emotional (and a bit philosophical) every time I hear the line, mid-song,... Continue Reading →

Why my friend called me a capitalist

Do you ever dream about quitting your job and just traveling the world? No responsibilities, no stress, just fun and adventure. I was talking about this with two friends the other night over dinner, and the conversation turned into an interesting debate, where I ended up being called a capitalist (which I’m not ashamed of... Continue Reading →

Science or spirituality: Why not both?

I was talking to a friend the other day who was telling me about some life problems he’s going through and how he’s discouraged at the thought of living a fulfilling life and doesn’t know what his next steps should be. These are pretty common, yet daunting problems that everyone goes through at some point.... Continue Reading →

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