Ideas

These are all my good ideas and bad. I recommend you start with my favorite ideas. Or try doing a search. My ideas are sprinkled everywhere like seeds and some grow up to be books.

A pile of diet and fitness books. Comparing and contrasting them is the beginning of a mindfulness diet.
Ideas

The do-nothing diet

My first life experiment will be about a topic that seems commonplace: how to lose weight. Here I try a variation of a mindfulness diet. I call it the Do-Nothing Diet. Can I lose weight by literally doing nothing?

A dramatic picture of water droplets (clouds). A metaphor for the mass of oxygen on Earth.
Ideas

How much oxygen is in the atmosphere?

I demonstrate how to calculate the mass of oxygen in the atmosphere. And I talk about nine reasons why the accepted values may be wrong.

Natural gas stove burning blue.
Ideas

How much oxygen is consumed by fossil fuels per year?

Oxygen depletion compared to carbon dioxide emissions. Author’s note: This isn’t one for my usual audience. It’s super heavy on the science. If you want to know the answer to how much oxygen is consumed by fossil fuels and three reasons why oxygen depletion may be the bigger problem, just skip to the bottom. (One

A colorful yet stormy sea Bahamas with a tiny sailboat on the horizon.
Ideas

My quest for happiness

An introduction to my adventure in depression.
A series about how to find/create more joy in life. Everyone can benefit from these life lessons and activities.

Underground kayaking Kentucky
Scott's Adventures

The Big Scotty Five-Oh!

A weekend in Red River Gorge, near the Adventure Capital of Kentucky, gave me time to think about what I’ve achieved in my life so far.

Bahamas license plates mural artwork
Scott's Adventures

The Untold Stories

When I was younger, I wanted to do something never done before. I wanted to conquer the world and stand on the tallest mountain. As I grow older, I see every day as a new adventure.

A close up photo of the Bahamas' pink sand beach and cockle shell.
Ideas

A reverse psychology trick for depression

You will be surprised what you discover with this reverse psychology trick that we can use on our “bad” emotions, whether that be depression or anything else.

Two contradicting memes side-by-side. Batman slapping Robin telling him, "Happiness is a choice." And a sad dog thinking people don't understand that depression is not a choice. ."
Ideas

Happiness is a choice, or is it?

Welcome to part 3 in my series on depression. Today, we will discuss whether happiness is a choice or not. And I will give you two more simple solutions to feeling better right now.

Do cats get depressed
Ideas

Is depression bad?

Is depression bad or good, abnormal or normal? Is depression a bodily sensation or an emotional feeling? The answer will surprise you and help you feel better.

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