We have a funny relationship with food. It’s everything from a social lubricant, a means of distraction, and an event, to a performance enhancer, a source of pleasure, and a deadly addiction. Rarely it’s put to use for its primary purpose: to maintain life and growth. Continue reading
Author Archives: joepennington
Growing up in the digital age, we don’t need to rely on our memories as much as we used to. We have search engines to help us recall facts, Facebook to remind us of birthdays and events, GPS systems to give us directions, and many other apps and devices to outsource our memories to. Continue reading
Our relationships with others are a reflection of our relationships with ourselves
The way we treat others is often a great marker for understanding how we treat ourselves. Continue reading
Why is it that a few words put together in a certain order invoke such strong reactions in us?
Is it thanks to history’s greatest authors, philosophers, and orators who are just naturally able to communicate ideas succinctly and vividly? Continue reading
Bored with life? You’re not alone.
As a whole, we are a boringly predictable species. We follow the same routines and do the same things day in day out; brushing our teeth, standing in our queues, drinking our coffee, staring at our screens. Continue reading
That mission consisted of learning 19 life skills which I believe to be essential for any 25 year old (but it’s never too late to start no matter what your age!) Continue reading