Week 51, 2023

Week 51, 2023

If you are considering a change for the better, you need to acknowledge the you that you have to let go of. It's ok to be sad and to grieve that version of yourself... but the price of every new and better version of you is leaving the old version behind.

Read entire article

Week 50, 2023

Week 50, 2023

Spend time with your family and friends. The to-do list will still be there when you return.

Read entire article

Week 49, 2023

Week 49, 2023

We are all recovering. Relapse is part of recovery. In everything that you want to improve, on every personal hill that you are climbing, you will eventually backslide. Hopefully you don't tumble all the way down the hill. Hopefully you slide to a stop and immediately refocus on the summit that inspired you in the first place. 

Read entire article

Week 48, 2023

Week 48, 2023

The reason for the season, regardless of which flavor your tribe celebrates, is to be generous and kind with your time, attention, and treasure.

Read entire article

Week 47, 2023

Week 47, 2023

If you want to get good at something, you are going to need to first be ok being bad at it. If you can do that, then the next thing to do is figure out how you can put yourself in situation where you can safely make a whole bunch of mistakes in a short time. Get comfortable with being uncomfortable.

Read entire article

Week 46, 2023

Week 46, 2023

Certainly the structure of our world isn't fair, and clearly, when the deck is literally stacked against you, and when the culture you exist in is built to keep you down, "I think I cans" have to hit a bit different. But... even if you start on home base, or in the dugout, or in the parking lot... I still believe that: believing in yourself, holding yourself accountable, having a forward-focused attitude, pushing yourself beyond what you think you can accomplish, and hustling matters.

Read entire article

Week 45, 2023

Week 45, 2023

Having a failure is fine, maybe even essential. I think we are all who we are because of how we handled adversity more than how we handle success. You don't have to own anything outside of your control. All you can control is how you take the next step through the world. 

Read entire article

Week 44, 2023

Week 44, 2023

Want is such a pivotal part of our daily experience that no story or character is believable unless there is want... A hole to be filled, a mountain to be climbed, a star to be grasped, a feeling to be felt. Maybe that is the curse of human existence... that we, unlike all other animals, have found a way to articulate the existence of the bottomless pit inside ourselves, but still haven't found a reliable way to fill it.

Read entire article

Week 43, 2023

Week 43, 2023

Be relentless... if you keep plowing forward, if you keep hitting it hard, if you keep driving your legs, it's more likely that something will break loose. The only way forward is through... to opportunity.

Read entire article

Week 42, 2023

Week 42, 2023

It's ok to just acknowledge that something sucks...And when a friend is in a tight spot,  you don't have to always provide a solution...I always want to find solutions. But... not every problem can be solved...Nothing has a "happy ending" at the very end, and all day, every day, the universe is being desperately unfair to someone or another.

Read entire article