Lifepost #1: Life as a poker player

When people start asking what I do for a living, I look the other way. If I’m in a group, I’ll stay quiet. If the question is directed at me, sometimes I’ll flip the question back at them. The times that I do state my profession(or ex-profession), the initial response is often; “You play(ed) poker…

Fasting: Overview, Benefits, Common Misconceptions, and My 7-day Fast.

“A little starvation can really do more for the average sick man than can the best medicines and the best doctors.” -Mark Twain Introduction to Fasting Fasting is the practice of restricting food intake. Fasting can take many forms. There are juice fasts, water fasts, liquid protein fasts, religious fasts, etc. There are also various…

The Art of Giving: Effective Altruism in Action

If you were to take the global population and rank everyone by income, richest to poorest, where do you think you rank? Most people I ask guess in the top 10-30%. The reality is different. If you make more than ~$14,500usd, you are in the top 10% of global income earners. If that’s you, congrats,…

Welcome to my new blog!

Hey everyone! Welcome to my blog. I’ve been dabbling in various forms of blogging over the last 8 years. I decided to continue my blogging adventures here in the public domain. This space will also be used as a place to explore subjects and share my journey. I’d like to be able to view this…