Clint Robert Murphy

A LIFE JOURNEY

Daily meditation? Why should you do that? There are immeasurable benefits to meditation. Improved sleep Clearer thinking Stress reduction Reduced anxiety Generates kindness Helps fight addictions Improved self-esteem Improved pain control Increased attention span Enhanced self-awareness Improved emotional health Reduced memory age-loss Reduced risk of depression Decrease in blood pressure Can this all be real? …

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Wait, another person telling me that I should be waking up earlier. Why? What’s in it for me? I believe that you should wake-up earlier for two reasons: Choices Discipline Before I dive in, I know there is research that indicates we have different sleep rhythms, that some of us aren’t as productive earlier in …

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We are what we think. Thinking is flawed. Fix your thinking. Methods to fix your thinking There are many methods to fix your thinking, do not constrain yourself to one. Do your research. Personally, I look to the following: Stoicism Buddhism Meditation Mindfulness Psychoanalysis Cognitive behavior therapy While I am studying to familiarize myself with …

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A while back, I responded to this tweet from Camp F.I.R.E., which was a guest post by Rod Rogers, of the blog make money by cleaning offices. The tweet, and my reply, started me thinking about FIRE. The many paths that you might take to get there. The realization that one person’s fire may not be another’s.

So, concerning the things we pursue, and for which we vigorously exert ourselves, we owe this consideration – either there is nothing useful in them, or most aren’t useful. Some of them are superfluous, while others aren’t worth that much. But we don’t discern this and see them as free, when they cost us dearly. …

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