How to change your life – what to do with time off

With more people home than ever before, it’s put a lot of people in the position to start looking at their downtime. While this blog is not a fan of the “work yourself to death” mentality, it is a believer in the idea that you should be maximizing your time as much as possible. TimeContinue reading “How to change your life – what to do with time off”

How to Do A Life Audit So You Can Have A Great Year

Financial audits are rarely fun, but life audits certainly can be. What most people do when they think about what they want out of life is to beat themselves up for everything they haven’t done and all the things they haven’t accomplished. If you do that, this journey will not be fun and you’ll onlyContinue reading “How to Do A Life Audit So You Can Have A Great Year”

Take Action Before Analyzing

The worst thing you could ever do to a goal or dream is to keep planning it forever. Every month, you get a burst of inspiration, pull out the dry erase boards, and map out all your big plans. You follow through on them for maybe a day or two. Then, momentum slows down. YouContinue reading “Take Action Before Analyzing”

Be Able to Look Yourself in the Mirror

There is nothing better than looking in the mirror at the end of the day and being able to respect the person looking back at you. Most people are living their lives in two different ways: being deceitful to themselves, and being deceitful to others. Lying to yourself about who you are and what youContinue reading “Be Able to Look Yourself in the Mirror”

How to Focus When Everyone Seems to Be Farther Ahead

Ah, social media. It’s brought about some of the best in humanity but also brought about new challenges we have to deal with. Before, we only heard about all the things our friends are doing through catching up with them or by hearing it through other people. Now, you just flip on your phone andContinue reading “How to Focus When Everyone Seems to Be Farther Ahead”

Don’t Find Yourself, Create Yourself

Everyone seems to be on a mission to figure out who they are. With the rise of self-help books, magazines, tv shows, and seminars, there’s a lot of hype around “finding yourself”. They make all kinds of money on the idea that you’re not good enough and if you buy their book and go to their seminars you’llContinue reading “Don’t Find Yourself, Create Yourself”

Build Your Stamina For Life

When you want to get in shape, you’re aware that you must build your body through baby steps. You lift weights, do cardio, and make it progressively harder. But when it comes to the mind and our lives, we forget these principles. We think we can just wake up and be disciplined, committed, and focusedContinue reading “Build Your Stamina For Life”

Staying Hungry When Life Is Tough

Life is tough. Period. Even people with vast amounts of privilege still have their battles. Buddhism has the rule of Dukkha, often translated to suffering. When you accept that suffering is a part of life, you can move forward. If you think everything is supposed to be “easy” and all forms of pain are “bad” thenContinue reading “Staying Hungry When Life Is Tough”

Make The Required Sacrifice: The REAL Secret To Success

  In a world focused on constant “life hacks”, it’s hard to find tangible advice for success. Endless apps, Medium posts, YouTube videos, morning routines, blogs, “successful” people on Instagram showing off watches and cars they don’t actually own… The supply of bad advice is endless. The only real way to learn about success is from theContinue reading “Make The Required Sacrifice: The REAL Secret To Success”

A Legacy Is Found In The Thankless Work

  In a world that rewards people for bragging the most, I think it’s important to talk about doing the thankless work. The thankless work is the work done behind the scenes. The good things not caught on social media. The things that keep our society functioning and holds all our relationships together. Every good deed seemsContinue reading “A Legacy Is Found In The Thankless Work”