MindZBlog — adversity

Why We Should Be Grateful For 2016

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As 2016 winds down to its last days, social media and conversation is abuzz with how this year has truly been THE annus horribilis, the year that everyone wants to see the back of. It seems like there were more tears in the collective fabric of humanity over the last 12 months than in other years in recent memory. From the deaths of some of our most celebrated artists and musicians to the seemingly relentless terror attacks on freedom and those who are fortunate enough to experience it, from the non-stop sensationalist media frenzy that helped elect he-who-shall-not-be-named to the office of POTUS, to the rising wave of intolerance and xenophobia, 2016 has definitely been chock full of shocks. But instead of looking at all these moments as contributing to a horrible year, I can give you all a few reasons as to why 2016 is one of the most important years in this lifetime of ours.

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Giving Up The Ghost

Posted by bramlevinson on

It’s been a while since my last post. 2013 has been a year of incredible highs and shockingly raw lows, and we’re only halfway through March, but with that said, I have a very strong feeling that this year will be a watershed one for me. I’ve felt a low rumbling in my gut over … Continue reading Giving Up The Ghost

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Defining Happiness

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If I told you that I could provide you with everything you've ever wanted, how do you think your life would be once I delivered on that promise? Down to the smallest detail, what you seek and covet would be yours, no matter how valuable or rare or even humanly possible...you'd have it all. Initially you'd probably be in heaven...enjoying and soaking up all the riches and beauty and comfort that one can hope and wish for. After a while, however, I'd put my money on you growing bored with what you have. Regardless of how out-of-reach the things you'd been granted may have seemed before you acquired them, regardless of how complete you thought you'd be with everything you could ever desire, you'd grow bored.

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