Are you living?
I ask you, dear reader, this question that I have begun to ask myself lately.
I do not mean it to be dramatic nor hyperbolic. Instead, I am curious as to what everyone’s honest answer is, including and especially my own.
At first, this may seem like an easy question to answer. Yes, of course we are all living. By virtue of opening this article on our device(s) and reading it, I prove that I am alive. “I think, therefore I am”.
Of course I mean to ask more than are we all alive. By living, I mean to ask are we actively present and experiencing our environment on a daily, hourly, or minute-by-minute basis.
This may be where the question becomes a tad bit more complicated than you first thought. Or maybe you are in a similar state of mind as I am and knew exactly what I meant when I asked you the question.
We may take this good for granted, however it truly is a marker of civilization.
Before the invention of toilet paper, a variety of other items were used throughout human history. Scooping sticks made from wood and precious metals, to sand and pebbles, mussel shells, corn cobs, sponges, and more were used as the go to cleanup item when someone needed to go.
The term “multipotentialite” is used to describe someone who has a multitude of interests and creative pursuits and has no “one true calling”.
If this is a real character trait, then I consider myself a multipotentialite.
My interests vary greatly. They include acting, professional wrestling, journalism, cooking (food, in general), music, current events, reading, writing, politics, entrepreneurship, and more.
Everything you know is a lie.
Not really, but kind of. Let me explain.
Many of the oranges we consume are actually green.
Below is a sneak peek at the upcoming original documentary series, “Experience”.
The ME, in partnership with ATM Productions, is creating Experience to bring to a larger audience the stories and experiences of various individuals.
Summer is a very popular season for travel and vacation.
But many of us simply are not able to take off more than a few days at a time.
This leaves us with the short-but-sweet weekend vacation!
We work hard to earn a living. There’s always bills to pay and savings accounts to nurture. But at the same time, it’s also important to (responsibly) spend in order to enjoy the time we have on this precious earth. In general, there are two ways to increase net worth:
Perusing deal sites is one of my hobbies
There’s an active community of like-minded cheapasses to help you along, and you become aware of new products and services. Even as a kid, I was a bargain hunter, and the older, experienced me has now turned this into a skill/game. Because of that, I have a good sense of when to buy something, where to buy it, and how to distinguish a fake deal vs the real deal. This makes me a good shopping companion if you’re trying to curb unnecessary spending, though I’ll probably guess too low if I’m ever on the Price is Right.
I’m Yichen, one of the first official authors/contributors on the Motley Experience, and a friend of Ari, the creator of this blog
The National Football League must make stronger football helmets, but they shouldn’t change the game. Ultimately, the doctor must have the final word. If the physician says you can’t play yet, that’s the end of it, regardless what the player and the team think.