Posts byJoshua Giuliani

What is Motivation?

And how to be motivated

Much like emotions, motivation is simply a decision away. It must be said that being motivated is a choice, not a character trait, and in my experience people like to believe the contrary as an excuse for their complacency. Just like emotions – awareness, practice and focus is all you need to master, the ever illusive,

I Say Ghost

A spoken word piece by Josh Carell

What more can be said? Littlefoot & Co events are just getting better and better. We have seen a lot of the same faces attending these events since My Awakening has been involved with the organisation, and you can actually see the development of each of them. It’s a wonderful and inspiring realisation. Leading by example is

In Two Minds

A poem by Joshua Giuliani

Littlefoot & Co events bring out the best in me. It’s amazing how confronting it is talking about the things you are passionate about in a room with 20 other people – and even more confronting when it’s in the form of a poem! These events really do help develop a true understanding of your

Be Antifragile

It's not a word but it's a great way to live

I want to ask you a question – what is antifragility? What does it mean to be the opposite of fragile? Give me your definition. Have a think about it before you continue. What are the traits of an antifragile entity? If you said strong, robust, unbreakable, or something along those lines I would probably have

Have You Heard Of The Crusades?

Islamophobes have a short memory

Islamophobia is now a prevalent feature of western culture, especially in the US. All western countries would have pockets of individuals guilty of Islamophobia in the current landscape. In its most basic form it’s a fear fuelled by the media and adopted by social dogma influencers, as a result of recent attacks on western countries. Most

Elevator To The Moon

A poem by Josh Carell

A Littlefoot & Co Spoken Word Piece Elevator to the Moon by Josh Carell. Littlefoot & Co events turn regular people into vivid, captivating, honest, imaginative and expressive poets. The opportunity to express ones self in front of a crowd of people does something to a person. They become real, raw, passionate – they become

Everything Is A Miracle

A poem by Jeremy Carne

The below is a poem by a good friend of My Awakening – Jeremy Carne.   EVERYTHING IS A MIRACLE by Jeremy Carne The preface for what you’re about to hear, is that I don’t know much My brain is only so big, and I read and learn and such! So whatever I’m not that

How Science Will Change Your Life

The astronomical correlation revelation

Curiosity in my early 20s set me on a path, which would later result in my ‘awakening’. I would watch Youtube video after Youtube video on the train, to and from work, on my ancient iPhone, racking up a massive data bill most months. It was worth it though – I would soak in hours of

Three Animal Agriculture Documentaries You Need To Watch

There really is an issue and you should know about it

The age of the vegetarian and vegan is upon us More and more restaurants targeted at vegetarians and vegans are popping up around Melbourne, and almost all good restaurants have vegie or vegan options. For some people who eat meat it is incomprehensible the thought of sticking to a diet without steak, chicken, or bacon

Blessed Be Thee, Oh Lord Father Zeus

Everybody's an atheist to something

When I was a full blown devout Christian who had never questioned his faith, the concept of atheism was extremely foreign to me. Having gone to a Catholic school for my entire school life, everyone that I was friends, enemies or indifferent with were ALL Catholic, so the first time I met an atheist I

OMG it’s good being an Atheist

How life is more meaningful without Religion

A common mis-conception about atheism is that life is more empty without the promise of an eternal and blissful after-life. This could not be further from the truth. In fact, the opposite is true. Life becomes more amazing and worth living when you throw away the limiting rhetoric of religion! This article is all about my

Who is in Control, You or your Brain?

A look at the concept of self-control

Ever since I took part in a Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) workshop a couple of years ago, my whole view on the concept of self-control, addiction and emotions has been completely turned on its head. Growing up I was well aware of emotions – happiness, sadness, anger, anxiety, fear – but never really thought much about what

Merry Christmas & Happy Birthday to… Horus?

How Jesus' and Horus' stories are significantly similar

Christmas is a great time to be around family and friends, give gifts, laugh, eat and watch Tim Allen movies. For me, an atheist, that is where the significance ends. For Christians however, the holiday is so much more – it represents the birth of Jesus, the central character in the New Testament of the