“That’s just life”.
I’ve been hearing that since I was a child.
“But daaaaad, I want a power pad for my Nintendo, LA Gear hi tops, tickets to the Paula Abdul concert, and the Saved by the Bell board game. ”
Without skipping a beat or even looking up from what he was doing, [...]
Those hours upon hours of watching Disney cartoons as a child taught me a lot.
I know the importance of contentment. I know what happens when someone wants more and more power, more and more money, and more and more land… they become the bad guy with their own scary theme song and they [...]
Since my initial concept of this blog began to form, there is one major challenge I have wrestled with constantly. Am I putting myself first too much in my attempt to live a Rare Existence? The fact that you are currently reading this blog means that I have decided the answer is no. But still, [...]Continue Reading →
“Your generation is ungrateful and you expect too much out of life”.
This is a statement I’ve both heard and read many times before. It’s been said directly to me, as well as to my generation as a whole. Regardless of how it’s presented, it’s always said with a spirit of annoyance at me (us) [...]Continue Reading →
This may be a statement full of youthful ignorance, but I really believe that my generation is facing something that hasn’t been an issue before (or at least it hasn’t been an issue during the lifespan of all our currently living relatives… who knows, maybe ancient Greece dealt with it or something). Here’s the thing… [...]Continue Reading →
What?! You’re not me?! Really? Are you sure? I could’ve sworn…
Your definition for an extraordinary life is unique.
If everyone’s definitions were the same, it would just be called “ordinary living” and I definitely wouldn’t be wasting so many of my youthful years telling you about it (I have mountains to conquer and dragons [...]Continue Reading →
The yin and the yang. The black and the white. The light and the dark. Perez Hilton and Vin Diesel. Our world seems to keep it’s balance through opposites. And it’s no different when it comes to extraordinary words.
For every extraordinary word there is an anti-word… an “ordinary word”.
The ordinary word is the [...]Continue Reading →
Everyone has a single word that defines them.
At least that’s what Elizabeth Gilbert told me in “Eat, Pray, Love”. And the more I’ve thought about it, the more I’ve begun to believe her.
She begins explaining this concept by naming various cities and what their words are. For example, New York is ACHEIVE, Los [...]Continue Reading →
I believe there are 3 things that make up our destiny… luck, choices, and hard work.
And we’re going to be talking about these 3 things a ton as Rare Existence moves forward. I’ll start now with the cliff notes version of my thoughts on these…
1. Luck is out of your control, so [...]Continue Reading →
This blog is going to be epic. See, even the first sentence is pretty epic! I considered starting off humble or humorously self-deprecating in a lovable Liz Lemon sort of way, but I prefer to be honest. The fact is, I think we’re going to rock it up in here. Let’s just say, if this [...]Continue Reading →
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