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It’s Not About The Fireworks

I’ve only shot fireworks once – about 4 years ago at Kitsilano Beach. It didn’t stir up enough interest in me to keep shooting this type of event. I did enjoy looking at these light trails of boats when fireworks was done. The way long exposures capture both steady and moving elements always give me clear,…

Stealing fire

Stealing Fire – by Steven Kotler & Jamie Wheal

Stealing Fire – How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work. Get it from Amazon: This book sits on a much higher place than what my worldview can reach to. The ideas are so advanced that not a single page doesn’t leave me awed. I couldn’t…

Silently Seduced

Silently Seduced – by Kenneth M. Adams Ph.D. | Book Notes

I was introduced to this book through reading The Truth by Neil Strauss. It is a clinical psychology tool book which doesn’t seem to be an entertaining read. And it’s not. I flipped through the book with a heavy heart as I discovered the deepest, darkest root cause of my commitment problem and inability to…

The Truth - by Neil Strauss | An Uncomfortable Book About Relationships

The Truth – by Neil Strauss | Book Notes

I discovered this “uncomfortable book about relationships” from a video intro on Youtube. The video was animated based on a section in The Truth where the “therapist” was trying to acknowledge the “addicts” the cause of their behaviour.. I resonated quite deeply with the idea that a person’s upbringing can leave almost permanent marks on…

The wheel of change

Triggers – by Marshall Goldsmith | Book Notes

The subtitle of the book Triggers is what caught my attention: “Creating behaviors that lasts — Becoming the person you want to be.” Majority of the people are resistance to changes that have the potential of dragging them out of the comfort zone. Use myself as an example: During my high school and beginning of…

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4-week Vegan Experience | Done!

Got a bit busy with Vancouver Auto Show last week so the week #4 (also the final week!) entry came out a bit late. The week started off with Movement Food vegan selection. After the first trial, I found three of my favorite dishes:  Since I’m getting close to final season for this semester, quite…