What Andy Dufresne Can Teach Us About the Path to Freedom

You know how when you have a fantastic idea and get all jazzed up about it, at some point, you inevitably run headfirst into a rock hard wall? Well, there are two kinds of people facing this wall. One keeps their eye on the prize and figures out how to Andy Dufresne their way out … Continue reading What Andy Dufresne Can Teach Us About the Path to Freedom

The One Movie We All Need to See Right Now

"How we spend our days, is of course, how we spend our lives." - Annie Dillard, author Wow. It's been one heck of a week. We can get so swept up in the vicious news cycle or the emotional chaos that the holidays often bring that we often forget to pay attention to all the … Continue reading The One Movie We All Need to See Right Now

How Playing it Cool Fries Your Brain… Tell Me About it, Stud

3 minute read Did you ever notice how the cooler you play it the more stifled you get? The amount of energy that you put into acting like you have it all together, so you don't show that you're unsure or unable fills your brain with such a mega capacity of fear that it's surprising … Continue reading How Playing it Cool Fries Your Brain… Tell Me About it, Stud

The G.E.M. of Making Decisions on Your Own Terms

This is the last post from a three-part series on decision making. If you missed the past two you can find them here: Gold Digging Your Way to Better Decision Making and How Vanilla Ice Helps Me Make Better Decisions. This is a special post as it's in response to a reader's comment of:  I … Continue reading The G.E.M. of Making Decisions on Your Own Terms

How Vanilla Ice Helps Me Make Better Decisions

7 minute read What if you just met the love of your life on a cruise ship that happens to be heading straight for an iceberg? What if you wreaked havoc on the police department, turning your town upside down, because they've done a shit job handling the murder case of your only daughter? What … Continue reading How Vanilla Ice Helps Me Make Better Decisions

How My Guilty Pleasure Delivers Every Day

5 minute read I bought tarot cards. I know, I know. I may have lost you. But before you throw a sweeping judgment my way, hear me out. I've been consistently looking for fun ways to increase my self-awareness and intuition because in the age of information overload those two hot commodities are entirely under … Continue reading How My Guilty Pleasure Delivers Every Day

You’ll Want Your Own Solo Road Trip After Reading This

7 minute read   Did you know that as of 2016, over 660 MILLION vacation days were left unused by American employees? Your vacay days were floating around on an imaginary raft sipping your ice cold adult bev somewhere in the ether. Breaking this down even further, this equates to over $600 per employee being … Continue reading You’ll Want Your Own Solo Road Trip After Reading This