Calm Down

My life has provided me with a fairly high level of stress level as of late. Between resigning from a job and moving 700 miles back home to settling into my new house and attempting to find employment, a lot has gone down since the 15th of last month. At least once a day, my brain attempts to shut down and disappear into a video game consule somewhere and I have to remind myself, “There are steps in place here for success. I just have to continue to put one foot down in front of the other to reach our goal.” Continue reading “Calm Down”

Friends

Elisa and I have been watching old episodes of Friends lately and it got me to thinking. As ridiculous as those people were (and it was pretty bad), they always had each other’s backs. Through thick and thin, they were there for each other. This show was so popular. It is very rare for a tv show to last ten years. Continue reading “Friends”

Learn Some New Skills

A person should never stop learning. Our education should be a lifelong adventure. Sure, I get it. You finish up 12 years of lower education and push yourself through 4 to 8 years of college. You’re ready to quit learning. You feel like you have more information packed into your head than you might ever possibly be able to use. At this point, you are ready to just sit back and attempt to put what you have already learned to use.  Continue reading “Learn Some New Skills”

Turn Back Time

At the age of 41 (42 in three weeks), it’s easy for me to look back and imagine how life would be different if I had lived my twenties a little different. Now, don’t get me wrong, I don’t actually want to change anything about my twenties. I am perfectly content with how my life has turned out, particularly in regards to my wife and my children. I am aware that any number of decisions that were made differently in life could have drastically changed the outcome of my life to this point. Continue reading “Turn Back Time”

The Strangest Secret

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I wonder what the secret to success is?” Of course, you have. Everyone has at some point in time or another. Maybe those exact words weren’t in your brain but some variation of it definitely has come up. How can I get ahead? How can I make this thing work? How can I win at life? These questions are all variations of this question. Continue reading “The Strangest Secret”

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