When Pursuing a Dream, Remember This

1. You might be overlooked, rejected, and (currently) bad at your craft. But only you get to decide what that means. It sucks to be counted out or not great at…

I quit drinking for this.

Over a year ago, I quit drinking. It was one of the toughest, yet best decisions of my life. Before quitting, I had little understanding of what effects alcohol had…

Make the Mistakes Now.

This is an updated excerpt from my book, PS Don’t Forget to Be You. I’m posting it because sometimes we need a reminder that mistakes are part of life. Remember, “The…

What is Holding Me Back?

The simple answer: Me. The difficult answer: Me. The wrong answer: Them. We can do anything. That is not just some superfluous statement. With technology, people can work and learn…

the labor love

My back is aching. It’s a small price to pay for doing what I love; writing. Yes, writing can become as tedious as manual labor. Especially when putting together a…

the desperation of “trying”

Imagine, in a timeout, with only seconds left in the game, the Cavaliers coach asked Lebron James to take the final shot and Lebron’s response was, “OK coach, I’ll try.”…

jump off the cliff…

…figuratively, of course. Stop panicking. No one’s going to push you to your death. Wipe the snot-stache away. However, you need to push yourself of a cliff…creatively. What do I…