Vorobiev Oak Tree

Memento Mori Monday | Maksim Vorobyov | Oak Fractured by Lightning (an allegory on his wife’s death)

Oak Fractured by Lightning is an allegorical painting by Russian landscape painter Maksim Nikiforovich Vorobyov (Максим Никифорович Воробьёв) of the death of his wife. The thick, tempestuous dark clouds symbolize the painter’s misery and anguish at the death of his wife, while the sudden flash of lightning reminds us of how quick death can strike. …

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podcasts for powerlifters

Podcasts for Powerlifters 2021 | My Favorites and Recommendations

This post contains a compilation of my favourite podcasts for powerlifters. They are not all powerlifting-specific (some of strength-focused), but they all benefit powerlifting training. These are my favourite podcasts as a powerlifter. They are not all about powerlifting specifically, but I found value in them as someone in the iron game. The podcasts range …

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skull and bone memento mori

Memento Mori | Ernest Becker

  “For every individual, the whole complex business of living, this whole fascinating, agonizing, thrilling, boring, reassuring and frightening business, with all its moments of simple peace and complex turmoil, will someday, inescapably, end.” — Ernest Becker Recommended reading: Ernest Becker’s Unflinching Examination of How the Fear of Death is Secretly Controlling Your Life ***A …

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