F*ck Your Dependencies

We’re all addicts in one way or another. We’re addicted to our routines, to our coffee, to our comfort, to our phones, to our food, to someone else’s approval. While it’s nice to have routine, to enjoy a coffee, and to stay up to date with what’s going on in the rest of our worlds…

Set your standards…and hold them.

We go through our days responding and reacting to the things or events that happen to us, it all starts with an alarm that was set with the intention of getting us up out of bed in the morning so that we can start our day. This alarm is often the first decision that we…

Learning to give yourself permission

"Finding yourself is not really how it works. You are not a ten dollar bill in last winter's coat pocket. You are also not lost. Your true self is right there, buried under cultural conditioning, other peoples opinions, and inaccurate conclusions you drew as a kid that became your beliefs about who you are. "Finding…

On Confidence

What do Bill Gates, Lebron James, and Matt Fraser all have in common–aside from being awesome at what they do and having a huge fan base? While these individuals, like each of us, differ in background, strengths, weaknesses, shape and size, they all share at least one common characteristic: the ability to maintain self-confidence in…

Inten(t)sity

I've heard it said before that the English language is the hardest to learn. Three words can sound the same but have different spelling and meaning, for example, two, too, and to. One word can hold a variety of meanings depending on the context in which it is used. One such word, intensity, can mean…

The Player, The Passenger, The Prisoner, The Protestor, and The Pilot

Is it me or does the title sound like the start to one of those jokes where someone says “a player, a passenger, a prisoner, a protestor, and a pilot walk into a bar.”? I can assure, however, that today’s topic is far from a joke. For the past couple of weeks I’ve been diving…

Do the thing that scares you the most!

"Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold."- Helen Keller As I sit here writing this, I'm currently facing another move to a new city in under a months time. If you've been following along for the last few years you know…