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These are the mental components of well-being. In my methodology, mental is the intellectual layer that reacts and controls thinking so that our emotions, physical, and spirituality can also change. In some ways, this is habit-forming, in other ways its just developing understanding and perspective.

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These are the mental components of well-being. In my methodology, mental is the intellectual layer that reacts and controls thinking so that our emotions, physical, and spirituality can also change. In some ways, this is habit-forming, in other ways its just developing understanding and perspective.

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Bhutan and Gross National Happiness in Action

May 29, 2019

    Bhutan and Gross National Happiness Learn about how the Bhutanese government measures progress through Gross National Happiness (GNH) The real reason I wanted to go to Bhutan was to investigate the “Land of Happiness” after reading about the government policies that try to maximize this for their people. I thought this was intriguing…

10 things I Learned at the Science of Happiness Retreat

May 7, 2019

Going forward, I’ll be writing more about Well-Being and the intersection of well-being and travel. At the start of May, I spent a long weekend at Multiversity 1440 the Science of Happiness gathering, which was being held in partnership with 1440 Multiversity at UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center. They have a beautiful college campus…

What I learned at Burning Man + 2 Dope Videos

January 9, 2019

Top 10 things I learned at Burning Man (with 2 Dope Videos) One piece of advice I got before I left for Burning Man was: “You can get what you want out of it, so decide what you want before you go.” But I didn’t really know what I could get out of it until…

Top 10 Vipassana Takeaways & Original Vipassana

December 9, 2018

Top 10 Vipassana Takeaways Sometimes, one needs a retreat to reset Please see the original vipassana here! Vipassana: If You Meet the Buddha, Kill Him How You react to external stimuli is the most important thing in life Bringing yourself back to breathe and in the moment. Anxiety is self-induced, wants to create anxieties. Thinking…

Landmark Forum Addresses Relationships, Communication, Meaning of Life

April 15, 2017

Landmark Forum Addresses Relationships, Communication, Meaning of Life It’s a great way to work on old relationships and start with a fresh outlook Their relentless marketing is off putting to be honest The Landmark Forum is a 3-day communication and life help workshop that is held around the nation. The last day the main point…

What I Learned When the Power Went Out in SF and the Philippines

January 4, 2014

Over the past two weeks due to the wildfires in California, my power has gone out twice. AND I REALLY LIKED IT.  Here’s why: 1. Turning off the power becomes a day off for everyone including the 7-11, Safeway, and gas stations. It is like a snow day or bad weather, but it’s even better because the…

An Ode to Thinking and Throwing

December 4, 2007
Japanese Baseball Hats

There seems to be an inextricable meditative link between throwing and thinking. This afternoon, Stephen Lee and I tossed a nerf football outside the Scribd office and I felt a cool breeze over my new haircut along with a new and completely untainted flow of thought. Just 2 hours before, we were in heated strategic…

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