How to avoid the comparison bubble

[bha size=’120×120′ variation=’01’ align=’alignright’]It’s easy to get caught up in the comparison bubble. You always want what we don’t have. You are incorrectly taught to copy, just as you’re erroneously taught to think in absolutes. Celebrate what makes you unique You should do what makes you unique. You should feel free to steal ideas from […]

The unique shall inherit the Earth

via giphy There are three ways to stand out and be remembered: Be so good that they can’t ignore you. Be so interesting that they can’t ignore you. Be so unique that they can’t ignore you. Talent is usually enough, but everyone can take a great picture. Technology and the internet leveled the playing field. […]

Every variety of thought

When we’re young, we’re incorrectly taught to think in absolutes. We apply certainty to everything. The sky is blue. One plus one equals two. But when we think about it, there are always exceptions and different ways of looking at the obvious. You can stick two pieces of gum together to make one. Says neuroscientist […]

We’re rhythmic creatures

We’re rhythmic creatures. There’s a reason we latch on to each other’s tastes and habits. Emulation begets automation. But there’s always someone who comes along and challenges our beliefs, unlocking a Pandora’s box of attitudes and topics we never even considered. All of a sudden, everything we deemed to be true goes into question. The […]

You are the one and only

‘Go out into the streets of Paris and pick out a cab driver. He will look to you very much like every other cab driver. But study him until you can describe him so that he is seen in your description to be an individual, different from every other cab driver in the world.”— Guy […]

Extra|ordinary

Everyone wants to be extraordinary, unusually remarkable, yet most people choose to be extra ordinary because it’s easier and less risky. There’s nothing wrong with being normal except that it’s boring. Do you like dry toast? You have to decide. Do you want to blend in with the crowd or do you want to stand […]