Whatever it is that you tell yourself, and whatever you think is holding you back, you’re right. The starting point is to figure out what that is and change the language.

If it’s important enough, then whatever it is that is keeping you from it can be overcome.

The following is a four step process that you can use over and over again, to get through whatever it is that’s keeping you from doing what you want to be doing. …


Could there be an upside to self-isolating and social distance?

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TL;DR.

Being alone, so much of the time, is forcing me to reflect on who I am, what I want from life, who I want to socialise with, and how to go about doing it. If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed by it all, you’re not alone, and I hope that my writing will help you feel a bit less isolated.

Robin Williams told a joke:

Did you hear about the buddhist terrorist? He poured gasoline all over himself and set himself on fire. Someone nearby screamed “What are you doing!?”, …


How fair is it to keep my grandmother alive, in the time of the coronavirus?

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I know this post will prompt a lot of highly emotional responses, but my intention in writing it is to reflect on ethical and moral implications that we apply in considering the value of one life, over another, particularly when they are older, unwell, or are limited in their ability to self-determine. In writing this, I am attempting to resolve the questions that I struggle with regarding my grandmother’s quality of life, the sanctity and value of her life, and how to let go in a way that is respectful, loving, and fair, when the time comes. …

Christopher Kalika

Maker. Breaker. Cookie taker.

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