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My name is Joe Kou and I am standing up for what is best for all in common sense and self honesty.

Joe Kou

Day 113 – Never Let A Serious Crisis Go To Waste ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 113 – Never Let A Serious Crisis Go To Waste A tactic often used by governments and private interest groups or organizations that have a particular agenda or 'message' that they want to push through into society, is to utilize events of crisis or shock as an opport... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 112 - How Instability is TAUGHT and LEARNED ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 112 - How Instability is TAUGHT and LEARNED This is a continuation of the series “Lessons in Self-Stability” Links to previous entries - Day 110 – Lessons in Self-Stability – INTRODUCTION Day 111 – Instability is a Decision Here I am continuing with havi... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 111 - Instability is a Decision ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 111 - Instability is a Decision Here I am continuing with having a look back at my previous week and how I experienced myself during a time of 'business' at my work when new responsibilities were given to me and the department that I work in required to make prepar... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 110- Lessons in Self-Stability - INTRODUCTION ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 110- Lessons in Self-Stability - INTRODUCTION Here I am continuing after a week 'off' from writing which has been a very interesting 'test' in seeing how stable I am in my daily living when I am not consistently writing and supporting myself to get out of the min... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Breaking Through Instead of Breaking Down

It is so very tempting within this process of self-honesty and self-change to want to simply 'give up' when it seems like things are not working - when it seems like the principles and realizations that one has had within self-writing and self-forgiveness and developing self-h... —stoppingjoekou.blogspot.com

Day 109 - Simulating My Life Instead of Living It ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 109 - Simulating My Life Instead of Living It In the previous blogs of this series I have been looking at the general question of "What am I doing with my life?" Thus far I have been working through the prominent surface thoughts/fears/imaginations to get myself ... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 108 - If I'm Not There Yet I Must Be FAILING!!! ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 108 - If I'm Not There Yet I Must Be FAILING!!! Here I am continuing from previous blog posts as I walk the question of "What Am I Doing With My Life?" The General Point - Not being clear within the stand of who I am and what I am doing with my life, and what ... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 107 - Waiting For My Purpose ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 107 - Waiting For My Purpose Here I am continuing from previous blog posts as I walk the question of "What Am I Doing With My Life?" The General Point - Not being clear within the stand of who I am and what I am doing with my life, and what I am still allo... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 106 - Defusing Fear as an Excuse ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 106 - Defusing Fear as an Excuse Here I am continuing from previous blog posts as I walk the question of "What Am I Doing With My Life?" The General Point - Not being clear within the stand of who I am and what I am doing with my life, and what I am still... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 105 - Defusing "Temptations" ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 105 - Defusing "Temptations" Here I am continuing from previous blog posts as I walk the question of "What Am I Doing With My Life?" The General Point - Not being clear within the stand of who I am and what I am doing with my life, and what I am still al... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 103 - The Lie of "My Life Is A Spectator Event" ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 103 - The Lie of "My Life Is A Spectator Event" Here I am continuing from previous blog posts as I walk the question of "What Am I Doing With My Life?" The General Point - Not being clear within the stand of who I am and what I am doing with my life, a... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 102 - The Lie of "I Know What Is Best Better Than Others" ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 102 - The Lie of "I Know What Is Best Better Than Others" Here I am continuing from previous blog posts as I walk the question of "What Am I Doing With My Life?" The General Point - Not being clear within the stand of who I am and what I am doing with my life... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 101 - The Lie of "I May As Well Just Quit" ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 101 - The Lie of "I May As Well Just Quit" Here I am continuing from previous blog posts as I walk the question of "What Am I Doing With My Life?" The General Point - Not being clear within the stand of who I am and what I am doing with my life, and what ... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

The Road to Giving Up Is Paved With WHINING

Whining is where one builds up a case - builds up a sales pitch - and eventually convinces self and gets self to 'buy into' the 'product' for the mind to consume - whining is where one creates and layers excuses and justifications to not do something or face something or take ... —stoppingjoekou.blogspot.com

Day 100 - The Lie of "My Future Is Going to SUCK" ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 100 - The Lie of "My Future Is Going to SUCK" Here I am continuing from previous blog posts as I walk the question of "What Am I Doing With My Life?" The General Point - Not being clear within the stand of who I am and what I am doing with my life, and ... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 99 - The Lie of "There is No Proof of My Crime Against Self" ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 99 - The Lie of "There is No Proof of My Crime Against Self" Here I am continuing from previous blog posts as I walk the question of "What Am I Doing With My Life?" The General Point - Not being clear within the stand of who I am and what I am doing with... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 98 - The Lie of "I am STUCK and Can't UNSTICK Myself" ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 98 - The Lie of "I am STUCK and Can't UNSTICK Myself" Here I am continuing from previous blog posts as I walk the question of "What Am I Doing With My Life?" The General Point - Not being clear within the stand of who I am and what I am doing with my life, an... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 97 - The Lie of "Suddenly Realizing" ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 97 - The Lie of "Suddenly Realizing" Here I begin to walk this point of asking myself “What am I doing with my life?”, which is a continuation of a series - Introduction to the General Point - Day 96 - Answering the Question "What Am I Doing With My... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 96 - Answering the Question "What Am I Doing With My Life" ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 96 - Answering the Question "What Am I Doing With My Life" Tonight I am here, asking myself the question of what it is specifically that I am doing with my life – and what I am still allowing myself to participate in and hold on to and not let go of out of self-inter... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 95 - Laying the Resistance to Rest ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 95 - Laying the Resistance to Rest Artwork by Andrew Gable Today I am having a look at the changes within myself and within my application since making some changes within my writing structure as well as my experience within pushing through resistances and what I ... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 94 - Conflict Resolution as a Gift to Myself ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 94 - Conflict Resolution as a Gift to Myself Here I continue from the previous posts - The General Pattern - Getting 'overwhelmed' within reactions and backchat and self-talk. Not writing out the point. Not taking the point 'back to self' and thus blaming my en... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 93 - What is the POINT to all this WRITING anyway? ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 93 - What is the POINT to all this WRITING anyway? Here I continue from the previous posts - The General Pattern - Getting 'overwhelmed' within reactions and backchat and self-talk. Not writing out the point. Not taking the point 'back to self' and thus blaming my... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 92 - All the Small Things Part 2 ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 92 - All the Small Things Part 2 The General Pattern - Getting 'overwhelmed' within reactions and backchat and self-talk. Not writing out the point. Not taking the point 'back to self' and thus blaming my environment for my experience. Not remaining consistent with se... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 91 - All the Small Things Part 1 ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 91 - All the Small Things Part 1 Continuing from the previous posts in which I laid out the current pattern that I am working on - The General Pattern - Getting 'overwhelmed' within reactions and backchat and self-talk. Not writing out the point. Not taking the poi... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 90 - Work was HARD, so I PLAY HARDER ! ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 90 - Work was HARD, so I PLAY HARDER ! Continuing from the previous posts in which I laid out the current pattern that I am working on - The General Pattern - Getting 'overwhelmed' within reactions and backchat and self-talk. Not writing out the point. Not taking ... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

May I Have Your ATTENTION Please?

Most of us are familiar with the term “divide and conquer” and understand the idea that by creative division and separation within a group or a unit, one is able to weaken that group or unit or cause it to become distracted with internal conflicts so that one can have an easie... —stoppingjoekou.blogspot.com

Confessions of a HAPPY DRUG Addict

One of the most difficult points to really be self-honest with in this world is the illusion of happiness and the idea that apparently when we feel happy, then things are alright in the world, and as long as we can even for a moment experience ourselves within that state of 'h... —stoppingjoekou.blogspot.com

Day 89 - Can I Trust Myself Within Resting and Relaxing? ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 89 - Can I Trust Myself Within Resting and Relaxing? Continuing from the previous posts in which I laid out the current pattern that I am working on - The General Pattern - Getting 'overwhelmed' within reactions and backchat and self-talk. Not writing out the poin... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 88 - I am NOT "Too Tired For This" ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 88 - I am NOT "Too Tired For This" Here I am continuing from the previous posts and moving on to the next dimension of backchat in relation to the current pattern that I am working on. The General Pattern - Getting 'overwhelmed' within reactions and backchat and ... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com

Day 87- It is the writing's fault that I haven't been writing!! ~ Joe's Journey to Life

Day 87- It is the writing's fault that I haven't been writing!! Here I am continuing with walking the point by point details of a pattern that I opened up from my previous post. Here is the point that I am currently walking - The General Pattern - Getting 'overwh... —joesjourneytolife.blogspot.com