How Do I Get Rid of Unhealthy Habits Quickly?

Keep doing your unhealthy habits. Keep. Doing. Them. I used to try to immediately eliminate negative habits. Literally out of nowhere they would show up again and I would have to restart. I’d feel guilty, ashamed, embarrassed and feel even less than I did to begin with. It made me feel weak and disempowered. So…

How To Get Unstuck

When everything is absolute fuckness, you’re stuck and can’t get anything done – GOOD. It means you have higher standards and values for yourself and want to strive towards them.   If you’re anxious, angry, sad, excited, or invigorated – congratulations! You’re alive.   Every emotion is a signal. The nice ones never last and…

How Do I Find Myself?

You become what you are not, hate yourself for a bit, then run in the opposite direction hoping it’ll be different. In 2005, a portrait of me chugging a Corona with my gut sticking out made me hate myself. Everything I was and everything around me was not what I wanted. I cut and ran…

What Firing Twenty Strangers Taught Me

It was my first day and I had to fire twenty complete strangers. Okay, maybe it was more like 14. I was one guy in a two man operation right before the economic toilet we call 2008. We were a driver service, a staffing agency that hired truck drivers for different companies. I was 22,…

Heal The Self, Heal The World

“OMG should I do it? Should I commit?” Janet asked. We’re both in transitional times in our lives and are already over-committed with endless projects and to-dos. Needless to say, it was not the best timing. Yet, we both knew being perfectly ready and having perfect timing is just excuse making at it’s finest. ‘Screw…