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Hello, my name is Joshua Moore. Welcome to my blog. I write about life and its grind. Hope you find inspiration here as you overcome the ape.

A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind

Alone inside your head, trapped being someone you never planned on being. It's difficult to be so far away from whom you thought you would be, it can be devastating. Correcting course when all paths seem unreachable doesn't appear to be an option at this point in life. It's hard enough to remember to breathe and getting out of bed (if that happens at all) agitates the thoughts in your head like a wave rushing through your memories leaving them exposed, fresh, and raw. When you're grasping at straws and nothing works and no one helps and you see no way out, what is there left to do? At an all-time low a true solid bottom, maybe you have no choice. It may be time to move forward whether you want to or not. If you can (by any means) push through the most devastating moments of life you may be able to create a new moment worth fighting for. Time moves on with or without us. I've often told my son it is better to experience and suffer than not experiencing anything at all. Suffering ends, feelings change, a smile or laugh are generally looming around the corner. Weather your feelings, bear them but keep inching forward regardless. You have nothing better to do than to better yourself.

As bad as life can get, it also delivers all-time highs. Times so great you lose yourself, wander off the path in an abundance of choices. Finding yourself so far gone from where you thought you’d be because you were not paying attention can also be a devastating blow to your spirit. Not staying the course in good times is easy to do. You lose ambition if you're not focused and hungry. Things don’t seem so urgent anymore. Stay hungry regardless of what's happening to you or around you. A beast on top of its game can crush it during a fruitful season of life. Take advantage of feeling good and capitalize on it.

Your mind can weather all storms of life and manage the greener grass on the other side. Get control of your head, focus on what you want and make it happen. Learn how to master your attention span. Develop tunnel vision for the life you want. Demand of yourself everything, be who you are. Do it full throttle and make your life happen. No exceptions, no excuses, no regrets. Overcome the ape.

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Jim Carrey - following your heart is always worth losing

The Pursuit of Action

The Pursuit of Action