He's got high self-esteem. 3 TIPS FOR HIGHER SELF-ESTEEM Admit that you suckPracticeRepeat step 2 forever I don't feel good about my writing because I don't consider myself a good writer. I start way too many sentences with 'but.' I cycle through the same 4 subjects. I add conditionals like probably and way, way too … Continue reading I Don’t Want Your Damn High Self-Esteem
Sacrifice. It's an ancient word with a connotation that scares most people away from ever dispensing with its underlying idea. Virtually everything that makes you better will demand a sacrifice. The act of choosing to work out is an intentional sacrifice. No one bench-presses twice their body weight on accident. Whatever you choose to do: … Continue reading Bench-Pressing Accidentally: on Jealousy and Hard-Work
Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube Who you are today is the result of what you were doing for the past 3 months. That's what people see.Danny Miranda WARNING: This conversation is equivalent to ONE BILLION GRAMS of caffeine. Today on the show I'm joined by Danny Miranda (@heydannymiranda), host … Continue reading Danny Miranda — A Conversation on Love, Strength, Podcasting, Conquering Fear & Combatting Darkness (#41)
Because you overslept. Because you weren't looking. Because you arrived too late, too soon, unprepared, unexpected. Or, you simply didn't care. But that's okay. You will have another chance 3 seconds from now. Missed it? 12 minutes from now. Missed it? An hour. Missed that? Tomorrow. That one too? Next Wednesday. Next month. Next year... … Continue reading You missed your chance.
Do what feels awkward until it feels normal. https://youtu.be/C9rlpEOMegg Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple It's the one year anniversary of my blog, so I recorded this for you. I love seeing adults do stuff that other adults think are reserved for smaller adults (kids). Don't listen to those adults. Do something wild. Do … Continue reading Anything is Writeaboutable — How to Write Everyday
"Oh my God Rodney yes" In 1992 Rodney Mullen landed (and invented) the first casper slide. I wish I could say that after he landed it, everyone else landed it too. That's not what happened. Besides a tiny handful of skaters, nobody has nailed the casper slide since Rodney did it in '92. Showing up, … Continue reading Rodney Mullen and the first casper slide
This post is a small part of my quest to share everything I know. Enjoy. [Update: Prefer to listen to this post? Are you more of an audio gal? Got you. Here's the link.] BORED is bad. If you're bored, it's because you have boring goals. If you're bored, it's because your brain is waiting … Continue reading Everything I know: Sacred Tips for The Restless and Creative
In addition to asking myself 'what do I have to lose,' it was like, well, what might go right?Kyle Bowe Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube Despite blacking out while speaking to a class at San Diego State University, Kyle Bowe (@KyleBowe4) became an assistant public speaking teacher and course … Continue reading Kyle Bowe — Tackling Public Speaking, Crushing Fear, Pure Possibility, Habits, and Practical Philosophy (#35)
https://youtu.be/mizVBlbcXoI Also on Spotify! This is how I feel all the time always: AHHHH Meditating? AHHHHm... Writing? AHHHH'm a great writer (or) AHHHH will never touch a keyboard ever again Going to sleep? AHHHH why did I say/do/click on that I will never do anything ever again Getting a haircut? AHHHH want it short, please. … Continue reading All I’ve eaten today is leftover stuffing and three eggs (AHHHH).
https://youtu.be/KsmfZs887xI A teaspoon of discipline becomes a gallon of ownership. It's goal-setting season. At the end of the year, everybody sets a bunch of really, really big goals. Really, really big goals take a tremendous amount of effort, patience, and humility. Anytime I set really, really big goals, I ask myself, "what tiny thing can … Continue reading I’m setting the bar really, really low this year.