The beauty in metal music

There is something extremely satisfying and emotionally pleasing when I listed to a fast-emotional filled metal song. I’m not sure why, or how even to explain it exactly but there is something inside me that wakes up when the intense bleeding of an electric guitar,...

The search for meaning over happiness

I decided to start reading the very popular book “Man’s Search for Meaning” by Victor Frankl. He was a Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist as well as a Holocaust survivor. Frankl’s best-selling book  “Man’s Search for...

A brief guide to life

Life can get very complicated. So often it spirals out of control and we quickly run to guides and tutorials from our favorite motivational people and guru’s on how to  get things back on track. We jump from one guru’s wise words to the other in a quick...

Journey to Minimalism – Day 2

As mentioned previously I am doing the 21 days to minimalism over at theminimalists.com. I’m moving at my own pace, so I’m not rushed to do this in 21 days. I have been clearing out some crap and clutter. The house is looking a lot more…...

Hello Minimalism

I recently stumbled across a very popular blog called ‘The Minimalists’. I came to this blog via a TED talk two guys had on living a more meaningful life with less “stuff” in our lives. I was hooked. I found myself reading article after article...

The Joy of Saving

With it being mid year 2015 already, and with most companies in full swing of their mid-year reviews and employee appraisals I thought it wise to take stock of whats been happening in the life of TheFran over the last few months… Sadly I’m not nearly as...
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