Excerpt from the book Satisfaction


The author, the book, the balcony

A man takes responsibility for his own struggle.  He doesn’t make it hers.  Men are experts at the quiet struggle.  Just like the Earth is coursing with ley lines and the body is strung with energy meridians, men are marionettes to the undercurrents of genuine emotion.  The task at hand is to make this struggle less solitary, these emotions more accessible.

How to Replicate Nordic Happiness | by Sinem Günel | Personal Growth | Apr, 2021 — Personal Growth

Happiness researchers agree that different factors can influence our happiness ranging from our income and genetics to the quality of our relationships. And while some of these factors can be influenced, some others are hard to change. When we look at the happiness of nordic countries like Denmark, one thing is obvious: The welfare state […]

How to Replicate Nordic Happiness | by Sinem Günel | Personal Growth | Apr, 2021 — Personal Growth

Blame Thrower: Excerpt from my book Satisfaction – releasing soon

This excerpt is from the Glossary of Terms of the book Satisfaction. In my book there are several terms I delve into before starting the book. They are repeated throughout the book so if it is a theme someone connects with then they can simply search for them in the various chapters. Terms include Wild Kirk, Myriad Moment, Embers etc. Below is the term Blame thrower

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This underhanded art of shirking responsibility is familiar to all of us.  It is the easiest course of action in a frustrated moment to release the mounting sense of unfair pressure a man feels (As mentioned in the Term The Myriad Moment above). Resist the easy answer; succumbing to it only increases the pressure you feel from not growing.  Resist blaming others by making your belief in yourself the bridge to the solution.  Resist reaching for your Blame Thrower and substitute it with your Satisfaction Skills.