On becoming what we behold.

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On the importance of inner work and attending to one’s shadow.


On patting your dragon, feeding the dark wolf, and finding harmony within.

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All completely hypothetical of course.

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  1. Your friend has a product that could generate astronomical wealth if widely adopted (say, $26 billion in a single year). Your friend also happens to have immunity from any legal liability for that product. Are you justified in being skeptical of your friend’s claims? Does he/she have an inherent conflict of interest that might cause them to lie or skew information in their favor? Why/why not?
  2. Your old friend Sam calls and invites you to partner with him in business. You…


Looking at the deeper layers of desire for hidden truths.

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On choosing the thoughts that serve you.

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On avoiding the pitfalls of our well-intentioned pursuits.

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  1. Envision your future self, who you want to be, and what you want to accomplish. Then, orient your daily tasks and activities toward realizing that future self.
  2. Go deep within yourself to get in…


On protecting your mental and emotional vitality.

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Finding equilibrium and buoyancy in a turbulent world.

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You are the one who hears it.

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Lance Baker

A fellow observer on the journey through life. Trying to cultivate a deeper way of being in the world.

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