Thoughts on 1/4000 Weekends In Our Lifetime: Elevating Our Lives Through Conscious Endeavor

Two years ago almost to the date, I found myself in quite a pickle. I was unhealthy in just about every way imaginable. My diet was trash. I drank too much. I’d quit exercising. I stayed up late playing video games and going down YouTube rabbit holes. On top of all that my attitude was… Continue reading Thoughts on 1/4000 Weekends In Our Lifetime: Elevating Our Lives Through Conscious Endeavor

Sick Kids, Sick Parents and My Brother’s Best Man Speech

When you’ve been grinding for a while, nothing catalyzes recommitment like a sense of backsliding, of forfeiting our hard-won gains. I’m not glorying being sick and trying to push through it like some psychopath. I’m not bragging about “one day of recovery” messing up my grind (lolz). But the truth is, I’ve gotten used to… Continue reading Sick Kids, Sick Parents and My Brother’s Best Man Speech

I Thought Writing Online for 365 Straight Days Would Fill Me with Selfish Pride. Instead, it Filled Me with Humble Gratitude.

3 Surprising Thoughts from the Past Year 1.       It’s Not about Me A year ago, I set out on this path for selfish reasons, with selfish goals and selfish expectations. Fortunately, I listened to the whispers in the wind, and for the first time in years I went beyond the bare minimum and turned it… Continue reading I Thought Writing Online for 365 Straight Days Would Fill Me with Selfish Pride. Instead, it Filled Me with Humble Gratitude.

98% of People Think Cacti Are Pointy and Mean. They’re Right, but also Wrong.

98% of people think the cactus is pointy and mean. Here are 3 reasons we should all be more like a cactus. I have a couple large Cereus cacti in my garden. Every year they bloom spectacularly…for a matter of hours. The plant puts an enormous amount of energy into producing these exquisite blooms. Flowers… Continue reading 98% of People Think Cacti Are Pointy and Mean. They’re Right, but also Wrong.