I’m relatively new to the stoicism game but was pleasantly surprised to find that in action, my life is already better. I woke up to this morning to six emails, in Spanish, thanking me for my enrollment in six different courses from the website Udemy. Bizarre, as I haven’t purchased anything from Udemy. On top…… Continue reading Letting go of control
Keepin’ my promises.
Always tell the truth; swallowing your pride gets easier.
Keep worrying, I’m sure it’ll help.
Guess what? Worrying won’t help you with a damn thing.
Falling in love with inaction
You know that thing you’ve been wanting to do? The easiest way to do it is to start doing it.
Expect nothing from anyone and you’ll never be disappointed.
Luck is for the ill-prepared…
I was nine years old and heard a phrase that would stick with me for (what has been so far) the entirety of my life. “Luck is for the ill-prepared.” It sounded so strong, confident, and intense. It came from the mouth of one of the baddest men on the planet. Arnold Schwarzenegger. This also…… Continue reading Luck is for the ill-prepared…
Fail your way upwards
For several years in my professional career I recycled a joke to state how I had made it to where I was in life. “I’ve just failed my way upwards!” This was used as a way to explain away the feeling of not actually knowing how to do anything. As far as I was aware,…… Continue reading Fail your way upwards
Prove me wrong, please!
What are the possibilities when we’re willing to be wrong?
Why I go to the Gym or: The Woman I Met That Made Me Want To be a Better Man.
Read all about the “Selena Kyle” of my life. Maybe not as dramatic as that.
The Dark Knight Returns
I’ll start this section with the words “Nazi Nipples”