How much is too much?

“You think too much.”  “You’re overthinking it.”  Has anyone said that about you?  Oh, if I could have…mmm…let’s make it $100, since I’m making it up anyway, for every time I’ve heard that, I would be retired.  If people have said that about you, how does it make you feel to hear those words?  Since…


Inspiration or Motivation?

After writing my last post about self-knowledge vs. self-awareness (which you can find on my website fjyr.life if you didn’t get a chance to read it already), I started thinking about more close-but-not-quite-the-same comparisons.  It was the last day of August and I was on a hike at the time, with Lola, my pup.  I wondered, was…


Do you know yourself?

How well do you know yourself?   I have always studied people and myself, abundantly curious about the human condition. In the process, I have encountered multiple personality analysis philosophies.  All of these have helped with self-knowledge, for me and millions of others. But do they help with self-awareness, and what’s the difference?   To put…