“You’re the average of the 5 people you surround yourself with most” It is inescapable. Whenever we meet/talk to people, we are affected in some way. Less in strangers, more in people. And if you want to make the quality of your life better and easier, you have to be strategic with who you… Continue reading Why I choose to not have friends
The Trick Well if you had enough balls to get past the weird title, and you have begun to actually read the article, I must commend you. And sadly I might disappoint you. Why? Because there is no art to starting, instead there is just starting. People stress over the start too much. They… Continue reading The Art of stARTing
“You can call me that, but it is totally untrue haha” -Jon Swartz [in reaction to me calling him the “Modern Hemingway Journalist”] It is rare for me to ever be amazed by someone, especially when it comes to writing. But when I was talking to Jon Swartz, one thought bubble popped into my… Continue reading Lessons on writing and interviewing from a Modern Hemingway Journalist
Just recently, I was invited to a social event, where I did not know anyone. I mean, even the person that invited me did not show up. Now if this were me 2 years ago, I would be one nervous, self-conscious wreck. I would try. My biggest mistake, and maybe yours, I would try. … Continue reading Being Content with who YOU are
I had a very deep conversation with two people last night. I asked them the question, “Which parent’s love did you crave more?” (something I got from a podcast episode with Tim Ferriss and Tony Robbins), and one of the guys I was talking to said something very thought provoking. He was afraid to deal… Continue reading Being Afraid of Helping Yourself
When looking at professionals creators(artists, writers, etc), people that have their livelihood depend on their creativity, they have routines to continually harness their creativity. Now let’s go to the ordinary creative. The people that depend on those lucky creative outbursts in order to be creative. They are slaves to circumstance, and most of them… Continue reading Having Creative Habits: How to Create like a Pro
when people are depressed, lonely, homesick, etc. . ., the most common advice is to run away. Of course the people who are trying to help do not say this directly, instead they tell you to “get your mind off” of whatever is depressing you, or try to distract yourself by going out, working out,… Continue reading How to get over depression and loneliness.