My Core Values, What Makes Me Happy

Would like to give a shout out to fellow blogger Lemon Zest for inspiring this post. She wrote a mission statement about her values and what makes her her, which beautifully describes the type of person she wanted to be, and reminded me of when I made a similar post when I first started this blog. You … Continue reading My Core Values, What Makes Me Happy


Outside Myself

"Its enough to make me ask the question: How well do we really know ourselves? The more I think about it, the more I'd like to take a rain check on the topic of me. What I'd like to know more about is the objective reality of things outside myself. How important the world is to … Continue reading Outside Myself

Why I Write- The Importance of Storytelling

This is going to be ridiculously random so stay with me. Really hope you all read this through. I've seen a few of these lately, so decided to do one myself. I had a Tumblr for 4 years called Shooich's stream of consciousness which was more or less my diary, and I never received any … Continue reading Why I Write- The Importance of Storytelling

Conversation With Myself Part 2

Conversation With Myself   Sherif: Hmmm.. sigh... I don't think this Barcelona trip has been going as planned. Pharaoh: Why do you think that? Sherif: Well, I was really hoping to make a life for myself in Barcelona. I wanted to make all sorts of close friends and I wanted to profoundly impact my … Continue reading Conversation With Myself Part 2

The Beluga Whale and The Crow

Taken from @ArtMoses The beluga whale sits at the table stuffing another burger in his wide face. The beluga whale is named Luis. He tells Kafka that in life its best to look at people like they have $$ signs on their faces. Thats the best way to succeed at life. The beluga whale … Continue reading The Beluga Whale and The Crow

Success, American Beauty, The American Dream, Poker

What is success? For me it used to be making $5,000-$8,000 a month at poker after graduation from UNLV in 2014 when I transitioned from part-time to full-time. It also was gaining attention or affection from whatever girl I was romanticizing about. What I realized, is that throughout my life, I've tried to objectify everything … Continue reading Success, American Beauty, The American Dream, Poker