Mental safe-spaces are destroying our greatest human distinction: the freedom of thought and speech.
Original article published on July 8th, 2021.
What would it mean to operate at peak efficiency?
What is a peak?
The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines a peak firstly as a noun, a prominent mountain or hilltop, a place you can physically plant your feet. The definition goes on to describe a peak as a verb, to reach a maximum capacity or value of something. Finally, a peak is defined as an adjective, being at or reaching the superlative level or performance output.
What’s the hurry?
If we always sped to the next moment of our lives, would we ever actually experience the moment we are in? Or would every passing second slip through our fingers, losing it’s meaning because of our rush to prepare for the unreachable future, ever eluding us, ever being chased over fences to greener pastures, ever dangling just out of grasp. To fully live the present in service to the future is to live both pieces half-heartedly.