self-reliance

Whoever said you can’t survive nuclear war in luxury hasn’t checked out these high-end fallout shelters.
We would do well then to honor and evolve the reliance on our own inner sense. This self-reliance process is the subjective approach to understanding life. Taking the time to fully feel our reaction to what is being presented is the first step.
Although the term was originally used to refer to teens and college age kids, it can be referred to doing tasks of a child of any age when the child is capable of doing it alone. Toddlers and preschoolers for example may not learn to play alone because their parent is always hovering over them and playing alongside of them.
Learning many more lessons in this vein, I finally discovered that being independent does not mean that I should have no help along the way. Even small doses of support can have a big impact. The secret to successful requests is to ask early and often.
Publisher Adam Parfrey was in town a few weeks ago for the Brooklyn Book Festival. I caught up with Adam at his hotel room to discuss the history of his publishing imprints Feral House and Process Media as well as several other things.
If there is something surviving a day wearing a farmyard scene sweater with a burnt orange polyester skirt in a classroom full of designer jeans will teach you... no matter what you've been told, no one ever died of embarrassment.
Circumstances do not matter. Don't look to external things to make you happy. Happiness derived from external things do not last. Measure yourself against others not by what you own, but by what you have become.
5. Scavengers have their role. Improvise your talents for utilizing leftovers, including food, clothes, or clutter. Create