Why Defining my Life Goals & Values took 2 weeks in 2016 and 2 hours in 2017

In March 2017, probably influenced by my upcoming birthday and an awesome group¬†of Leaders, I decided to redefine my Life Goals & Values. I wanted to use them as a compass to simplify my decision-making process: when in doubt concerning option A vs option B, I’d pick the one that’s the most in line with my Life Goals and Values.

Therefore, I started a thorough process of research, introspection, interviews & analysis which included:

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Depression can be your ally, here’s why

January 19th: Depression Day

Every January 19th, I experience a mild form of depression.

For the scientist, it’s a vitamin D deficiency;
For the sociologist, it’s the aftermath of the Xmas season;
For Michael Brown’s The Presence Process, it’s a bunch of emotional charges from the past in need of integration;
For me, it’s f*cking annoying…

…or rather, it used to be until the morning of January 19th, 2018.

As I was reflecting on this year’s installment of the Depression Monster franchise, I realized something: Big D isn’t a blood-thirsty monster like Jason or Mike Myers. He’s actually an ally who can help me be a better person.
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