Week 24, 2024

Week 24, 2024

Some things are just to be endured. There is a melancholy to being human, and it's ok to just sit with it sometimes. It's still the best thing going, and I mean that with every cell that I have...

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Week 23, 2024

Week 23, 2024

Your will is a muscle... it needs to be exercised to get stronger.

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Week 22, 2024

Week 22, 2024

We should be looking for high leverage activities.  Levers that, when we pull them, make a much bigger impact than the effort it took to pull them. 

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April 21, 2024

April 21, 2024

When a person is set against adversity, where success is improbable, either as a team or an individual, and they rise to the occasion, it fills us up and makes us proud to be human... regardless of the skill level.

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Week 20, 2024

Week 20, 2024

There are myriad opportunities each week to inch towards the goal of being a better version of yourself. All it takes is a tiny bit of preparation. Be ready to reclaim your stolen time, don't be a chump.

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Week 19, 2024

Week 19, 2024

Maintenance isn't fun, usually, and often seems like a waste of time. But if you stop thinking of these things as your possessions, and start thinking of yourself of a caretaker, the relationship becomes richer and more meaningful. And it also helps sort the wheat from the chaff with regard to your stuff. If you aren't willing to have a relationship with it, it probably owns you.

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Week 18, 2024

Week 18, 2024

When you start focusing on how someone else isn't on the right path, you take your eyes off your own path. As long as they aren't telling you how you should live, let them fly their flag.

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Week 17, 2024

Week 17, 2024

It is easier to tolerate conflict when you are wound up and expecting it.  It requires a much more skillful touch and a stronger constitution to be easy, free and geared up for peace, but competent and ready for battle. 

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Week 16, 2024

Week 16, 2024

Everything is always a struggle. And in light of that truth, the truth that the path ahead is murky and overgrown at BEST, your mindset and your intention are likely more important than the choices you make moment to moment.

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Week 15, 2024

Week 15, 2024

I think of The Great Sadness as the hole that none of us can fill.  No matter how hard you try... you just can't fill it. It's something you just have to hold, awkwardly...

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