This will serve as a tool to track my own progress towards a more tranquil life. Anyone else who is interested either in pursuing this themselves, or just have curiosity, then feel welcome to follow along. There are no ulterior motives here, this is not meant to increase the website visits, clicks etc. and for the foreseeable future there will be no advertising here. We have enough distractions.
The way I will get to a point of clearness and tranquillity, I do not know.
Hobby I have quite a curious mind. I love to learn new things, especially when it’s accessible enough that a few invested hours yields substantially more than a cursory glance. The more things I try, the more I become comfortable with not maintaining hobbies. I held a “common sense” definition of a hobby as something that defines your interests, knowledge and skills outside of what you do for work. It’s expected that when you have a hobby, you have likely maintained it for years if not decades.
Natural Talent This term is ubiquitous throughout our lives. Someone has a natural talent for some athletic feat. Or someone is talented in some academic endeavor. I think that the term “talent” is over-used, and the majority of what is considered a talented person is invested time.
Lets look at the definition of talent:
A natural ability to be good at something, especially without being taught.
Almost every human in the history of the world is talented.
There is quite a lot of buzz around social media’s influence on our mental health. Today I’d like to cover the topic of gambling.
Becoming Famous In the past, the road to fame has been largely hidden from view. Movie stars became hits after years of training and auditions, musicians via talent scouts at local gigs. The internet ushered in an uncertain promise that the average person can become famous in a few moments, whether they want to or not.