Lessons Learned from The Path Less Traveled™ by Zero Dean
Independent personal development observations, ruminations, reminders, and teachings by Zero Dean based on real-life experiences and an eight+ year journey intentionally living beyond comfort.
Because my posts are written in response to life experiences, current ruminations, or lessons learned from my journey (2010 to present), there is no set schedule or agenda (other than to provide value).
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Living in harmony
Being able to live in harmony with others is largely dependent on being able to effectively communicate with those whoRead more.
Strive for authenticity
Bit by bit we create fictitious relationships with people when how we act isn’t congruent with who we truly are.Read more.
“That’s just the way things are.”
Abuse. Aggression. Disease. Dishonesty. Disrespect. Unrest. Corruption. Cronyism. Loss of freedom and privacy. The longer we tolerate things that weRead more.
Just because it sounds good doesn’t make it true
Just because it sounds good doesn’t make it true. Always seek the whole truth, not just the version that pleasesRead more.
When compassionate souls sit silent
It is a sad day when compassionate souls sit silent and leave unchallenged abuses and acts of aggression out ofRead more.
Don’t make excuses for the monsters in your life
People will often go to great lengths to ignore obvious warning signs, red flags, and common sense in order toRead more.
Banish darkness by spreading light
Remember that a dark world is a perfect place to cast your light. Inspire, encourage, empower, support, and appreciate. BanishRead more.
Always be the best version of yourself
Refuse to let the decline of inspiring leadership, integrity, personal responsibility, and rational thinking deter you from setting the bestRead more.
When the state of the world gets you down
When the state of the world gets you down, remember to focus on what is within your power to change.Read more.
Remember this day
Remember this day as a fresh start. A new beginning. A clean slate. An optimistic look forward. Remember this dayRead more.
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