Conscientiousness is holding us back… and it should.
We’re f**king adults. More »
If your year has been anything like mine, you’ve buried more people than you thought was possible in a 12-month period, most of which were surprises, all of whom were significant. More »
Hard to say.
I can tell you all about how I experience love, but I can’t tell you much about receiving it. More »
Even as a child, if something scared me, I’d take a moment and determine whether that fear was warranted (e.g., approaching two bear cubs while hiking) or not (e.g., jumping out of an airplane while strapped to someone who’s not only extremely skilled, but also fairly interested in living through the experience).
In the absence of an ailment that gets in the way, learning comes as naturally to us as eating, and only two main things are needed for either: More »
These deceptively simple words tell you all there is to know about me. More »
The idea is to live with what I need and to help others gain what they need.
So what happens when you realize you have way more than you need? More »
Here’s the story behind it:
When I was a kid, the four of us — mom and 3 kids — spent a good bit of time traveling by car back and forth between two states. (Moving doesn’t always go as smoothly as you’d like.) More »
If I’m going to wear a symbol, if it’s supposed to represent a relationship, or our commitment to it, I want a ring that tarnishes. More »
It’s painful, sad, unpleasant, lonely, scary, relieving, necessary, and something no one should have to suffer through quietly or alone — but we do, all the time. More »
I’ve heard it many times over the past couple of years that one must “find their tribe.” Conceptually, I understood this, but I only recently resonated with it. More »
(or “Meet My Friend, Jordan”)
There’s a trend I’m seeing and I couldn’t be more proud of my fellow human beings. More »
You want to be a part of this. Seriously. And I’m doing what I can to make it easy for you!
(Or, why I stopped tracking my runs)
There’s nothing inherently wrong with metrics. They can be quite useful. The problem is with how we use them. More »
This year has been amazing. Almost a reward for surviving 2007-2012 without any felonies. More »
I’ve always learned a lot from listening to my elders, so I figured that for my birthday, I’d like to pass along a little cheat-sheet of things I hope you can learn from me. More »
I’m calling it the “Epic Trip.” It’s aptly named because this is my first international travel experience and I’ll be taking two months to visit four countries. Doing things halfway isn’t in my nature, so here goes! More »
I love the way sunlight tries to make its way through tree leaves…
It either passes between the leaves or marks its blocker with brilliance — lighting ablaze each leaf thwarting its path. Wind, on the other hand, pushes leaves out of its way, or goes around when it cannot. More »