We are funny creatures. As we grow up we learn to describe almost everything with numbers.
The height of a person, their weight, the house they live in, the money they earn…
But numbers give only the cold perspective.
A bitter truth, so to speak.
For numbers can never measure heart. Or want. Or need.
Numbers can’t measure how passionate and enthusiastic someone is about something.
They can’t measure how badly you want something.
No one can see inside your chest.
What matters most is that you know your own heart. That you know what you stand for and what you’re willing to fight for.
You alone can measure your own heart and you alone are responsible to put your heart into whatever it is that you do.
If you’d like to help me keep this blog alive, to keep making videos, to keep publishing books… because I need…
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Does this look familiar?
Today, I want to start off by saying it does not matter if you have an existing mental illness or not. We are all at risk for burnout.
Physical or mental collapse caused by overwork or stress.
Are you burning out?
In Canada, billions of dollars (yes, billions) are spent related to mental health problems in the workplace. This accounts for over 75% of short term disability claims.
It’s an epidemic.
I have fell victim to burnout before. In hindsight, I feel I could have prevented it had I paid more attention to the signs. I would like to go over some of the signs today in the hopes that if you’re reading this, you can catch and prevent burnout before it’s too late.
1. Sleep Disturbances:
I place a lot of importance on this one. Proper sleep is crucial for our mental…
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What is the perfect world we wish to have?
Authors: James Leong & Franken Doll
Perfect World Today is a series of 8 preludes, culminating in the epic Perfect World Saga. The story is about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) plays an important role in the human society. The authors viewed human being to be unreliable at times of need and the existence of an AI, whether they are in the form of a human or a software, makes peoples’ life manageable and breathable. The story reflects on peoples’ dependence on AI not just as a helper, but as a member of a family such as your granny, son, pet, boss and even your lover!
I bought this comic book from James Leong & Franken Doll during the January Panelgraph’s meet. I must admit there is an urge to support fellow artists in our comics industry but what really makes me open my wallet is the art on the cover…
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