Here's a Troy Story about how I learned the important lesson that Comfort = Risk, and where it applies all across your life.
The underlying philosophy of everything I write about is that the most important relationship you have in life is the one you have with yourself. Within that vein of your relationship with yourself - is your relationship with money. A tricky relationship many people have with themselves indeed.
A year where the puzzle pieces fell into place in magical ways.
Today I want to dive into another wacky weird thought tangent I’ve been exploring - color and light and what I call your "visual diet". It’s well documented how colours have an effect on us. It’s why all of the fast food companies use red, it’s why certain stores have pink or light color hues, … Continue reading On Visual Diets
Here in Brazil there’s a common expression - “Vai com Deus”, translates to "Go with god". People will use it when they are saying goodbye. A “have a great day” or "take care of yourself" kinda thing. Generally only used by more the more religious, but all the same you hear it from time to … Continue reading Vai com Deus
Today let’s get a bit out there. Astral. Spiritual. Let’s enter the woo. Let’s leave the world of scientific validity and try to enter the realm of merely philosophising and exploring the realm of possibilities. Theres a term that gets thrown around a lot in spiritual circles, and that term is the “collective consciousness”. The … Continue reading The next level of human evolution
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to sit down and unload a fat ass brain dump. It ended up being around 10k words or so, all geared around looking back at the year 2020 and what happened throughout it all. After I wrote this I thought to myself, "fuck, this is way too … Continue reading 2020 Lookback
Over 10 years ago, when I first decided to travel and try to make a career out of it, my aunt connected me to a childhood friend of hers. The man was 60+ years old, living in Thailand, and had made a career out of living and working abroad. I remember that she said one … Continue reading On Loneliness
Over the last few weeks I haven’t been feeling quite like myself. Like I don’t have my same energy levels. My same excitement and enthusiasm for life. It’s normal, most of us are feeling this way in these crazy times. Covid and the quarantine and now all of the protests can take a toll on … Continue reading On mood, motivation, goal chasing, and learning
The other day while journaling I asked myself, “What is your superpower?” What can I do better than anyone else, or differently than anyone else, that gives me powers others don’t have access to? Pulling on the threads of self inquiry, the first thought that jumped to mind is something around speaking. I have the … Continue reading My Superpower