Category: Finding Your North Star

Quiescence

Quiescence is defined as being inactive, dormant or still. Being still isn’t easy. It is something excruciatingly painful for some. Our social conditioning compels us

Phrontistery

 Phrontistery is defined as a thinking-place; place for study or reflection. A place to think!? Imagine that! A place to think would have the following

Obdurate

  You are Obdurate when you refuse to do what other people want. When you are unwilling to change your opinion, or the way you

Nacre

Nacre is also known as mother of pearl. It is an organic-inorganic composite material produced by some molluscs. It is also what makes up the

Maverick

  A Maverick is an unorthodox, non- conformist, free- spirit. To my surprise, I found that the word originates from a man called Samuel A.

Lighthouse

A lighthouse spelled the difference between life and death for mariners of yore. Lighthouses mark dangerous coastlines, hazardous shoals, reefs and safe entries to harbors.

Kamikaze

Kamikaze is a Japanese word which literally means Divine Wind (Kami: Divine; Kaze: Wind). The word came into being during WWII. A group of Japanese

Jinxed

The dictionary defines Jinxed as: bring bad luck to; cast an evil spell on. Yes, there are plenty of Jinxed folk out there. I don’t

Invictus

  Invictus is a Latin word meaning Unconquered (Invictive (adj) undefeatable). The word has remained in current usage because of William Ernest Henley’s poem of

Heuristic

 Heuristic involves or serves as an aid to learning, discovery, or problem-solving by experimental and especially trial-and-error methods. It also relates to exploratory problem-solving techniques

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