Nick J Stevens
On vitality, mindfulness and philosophy

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Aug
06
Saturday Blueprint on Summer

Saturday Blueprint on Summer

Summer is a time for writing less and living more.
3 min read
Jul
30
Saturday Blueprint on Learning from Children

Saturday Blueprint on Learning from Children

Children can teach us a lot about being present if we just take a moment to observe.
5 min read
Jul
23
Saturday Blueprint on the Principal-Agent Problem

Saturday Blueprint on the Principal-Agent Problem

Builders as an example of the principal-agent problem. The mindfulness singularity - where all we have is this present moment.
5 min read
Jul
16
Saturday Blueprint on Great Books

Saturday Blueprint on Great Books

The timeless knowledge of truly great books
3 min read
Jul
09
Saturday Blueprint on Infirmity

Saturday Blueprint on Infirmity

On the infirmity of life through the lens of an ultra race.
7 min read
Jul
02
Saturday Blueprint on Keto

Saturday Blueprint on Keto

Hunger, body fat storage and satiety are not controlled by willpower, or calorie counting, but by hormones.
6 min read
Jun
25
Saturday Blueprint on Character

Saturday Blueprint on Character

Character is fate. I share my habits for strengthening character and building discipline.
5 min read
Jun
18
Saturday Blueprint on the Power of the Mind

Saturday Blueprint on the Power of the Mind

Saturday Blueprint on the power of the mind. Finding lessons in true survival stories.
5 min read
Jun
11
Saturday Blueprint on Coffee and Steak

Saturday Blueprint on Coffee and Steak

Coffee can be an anchor to thinking. Steak is what I think we evolved to eat.
6 min read
Jun
10
The Burning Monk

The Burning Monk

On the 11th June 1963 Vietnamese monk Thích Quảng Đức burned himself to death in protest against religious inequality.
2 min read