Every time I think I have a decent grip on the concept of life, or just the world in general, some sh!@ happens that completely throws my theories out the window.

Clearly, it’s not about who’s the richest (sorta) or the most righteous.

It’s not about who’s the smartest or…

To wed… Or not to wed? That is the question.

A young caucasian male holding his hands to his head in slight fear and uncertainty.
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Imagine if you will, a good ol’ fashioned tug-of-war game. On one side you have members of team “Marriage” and on the other, team “Single.”

If not now….then when?

When exactly will my deepest heart's desires come to fruition?

It’s no longer a question of if they will…for that I’m certain.

But when?

When does one actually reach the light at the end of the tunnel?

I’m grateful for the learning experiences along the way.

I’m getting a lot better at making conscious attempts of keeping these fundamental traits at the forefront of my life.

For those who are passionate about their own personal development


This has happened before, remember?

The uncertainty?…the agonizing feeling of being stagnant?

The endless mind wandering and confusion?

It sucks, I know… But we’ve always persevered, right?

Haven’t we…

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If I remember correctly, it was around July or August of last year when I first truly learned about stoicism. …

Relax. Take a deep breath. We’re all in this together.

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I think it’s safe to say that anyone who survived the year 2020 and is still somehow maneuvering through this new year deserves a hug. From what seems like one catastrophic event after another, it’s easily understandable how anyone would be on edge and filled to the brim with any…

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I don’t know why, but as of late, it seems as if I’ve been more irritable than usual. Being someone who engages in internal dialogue often, pin-pointing the root of this emotion was a must. …

Ronald Don-Thomas

Infatuated with Personal Development/Spirituality/Philosophy Ponder.Share.Repeat. www.donthomasdirect.com

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