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Why I Suck at Smartphones

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I just ended a whole month without a smartphone. My relationship with cellphones has always been an “it’s complicated” one. I had my first phone at 18, a dumb one until 22 and finally got a smartphone when my coworkers gave me a one out of despair. And even now, with this awesome piece of technology in my pocket I still don’t have an internet plan.

If anyone is proud with the last iPhone, I personally used to show off to the fact that I don’t own a one. I hate smartphones.

Don’t Be Fearless

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Last night, I read “The End of The Night” a book about light pollution from artificial lighting. While reading it I remember a little story from my childhood. My old brother had some friends over for the night and they were watching a horror movie. It was way too scary and I wanted to go to sleep but the corridor was dark. I asked my brother to come with me but he and his friends made fun of me. I ended up with two choices, keep watching the horror movie or go into the dark, full of my imaginary bogeyman.

Step Back

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So it’s saturday night and I’m doing nothing. Like absolutely nothing. At first I was a bit empty. Like nothing is going on tonight come on I’m 23. Ain’t I suppose to have the time of my life for god sake.

Values: Be Brutally Honest

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Write down what you STAND FOR on this planet. Find it, breathe it, live it. If you were to die tomorrow you would know that this body, this life was not in vain as you stood for this purpose through all obstacles. You stood ALL IN on life.

This is part of my manifesto, values that I follow. Somewhere I can go to and refer in case I’m having trouble making decisions.

The first value is: Be Brutally Honest

  1. To me, I’ll be courageous enough to live a life true to myself, not the life others expect of me
  2. To others, I’ll strive for an open communication by listening, understanding only then responding with honesty
  3. In action, I’ll act my words and live my acts

Face Writing Block

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This article is a part of my 30 days challenge “One Problem A Day”. Where I have to solve a problem I have through my day. Today: How to face writing block?

Why Do I Breath?

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This article is a part of my 30 days challenge “One Problem A Day”. Where I have to solve a problem I have through my day. Today: Values one: Why do I breath?

Values

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This article is a part of my 30 days challenge “One Problem A Day”. Where I have to solve a problem I have through my day. Today: On happiness? part 2