Cynically Optimistic in a World on Fire.

“Struggle so that all may live this rich, overflowing life. And be sure that in this struggle you will find a joy greater than anything else can give.” -Peter Kropotkin

Meditating Amidst The Madness: Lessons from The Book of Five Rings

I started meditating again after a long hiatus. For awhile I convinced myself that I didn’t need it or that it was a waste of time, but in these tumultuous periods there’s great comfort in the calmness and focus before bed. I often meditate to an audiobook of The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto […]

My New Life in Vancouver: Week 1

What they want me to see: VS What I really see: Well I moved to Vancouver. Last week, I officially pulled up my roots, left my job, my apartment and the island that I love in order to be with my partner and pursue further education on the mainland. It’s a difficult transition to say […]

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