Accepting challenges; the way, the truth, the life

Wanderer Above the Mist, Caspar David Friedrich, 1818

It’s a word I made up. I’ve always wanted to make up my own word , so… challenge accepted.

First, we have challax — a portmanteau of “Challenge” and “Accept” where we stylize the -ks- sound in “accept” as x.

We get the suffix “-eur” by making challax into an…


It is a commitment to our personal growth, to serving others, and to enjoying life’s pleasures.

Committing to growth as I travel to islands I’ve never seen before.

If we actively work to improve ourselves and commit to our personal growth, we put ourselves in a better position to serve others and enjoy what life has to offer.

This can be as simple as reading a good book, or learning a new skill by watching a video online…


And why you should too.

It’s important to remind ourselves what it is because we tend to forget, no matter how much schooling we go through.

We forget what makes good science, how pseudoscience can look like real science, and then waste our time and energy in the wrong places because our efforts go toward…


Staying Curious and Always Exploring

In an article in the New York Times, I came across a word which describes the human need to seek novelty — Neophilia. While the characteristics of a neophiliac don’t entirely describe me, the love for novelty does. …

Stephen Labit

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