I had a crushing existential crisis recently… Don’t worry, I managed to dig myself out of it. Not only that, but I think I can reduce its occurrence in future. This experience is not just ‘feeling down’ — it’s a completely undocumented illness that plagues the modern world called the Existential Flu. What’s the Existential Flu? When your thinking is invaded by negative questions, self-doubt, low self-belief, a sense of meaninglessness, fuzzy-thinking, frustration for life and… well, that feeling of being hopelessly lost. These thoughts are not accurate, they don’t reflect your reality or progress in life — they are an invasion.
Widely considered the most important idea I've discussed, it was the first set of podcast episodes. You can check out Episodes #001 - #003 where I discuss this concept in more detail. Links to the Youtube videos below: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 On January 4th 2018, I was terrified. I was taking my first trip back to Nepal- the place where I’d gotten horrifically unwell just two years earlier. I felt obligated to go back, given I was a Co-Director of From the Ground Up, a nonprofit started by Nick Abraham that was working in the community of Ghumarchowk, Nepal. So, young