Anything is Writeaboutable — How to Write Everyday

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

PAUL AND PRANAV DISCOVER THE MEANING OF LIFE #1

Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube I'm starting a new podcast talking show with my buddy Pranav Mutatkar. It's called PAUL AND PRANAV DISCOVER THE MEANING OF LIFE. ABOUT THE SHOW -- Pranav and I have searched high and low for the meaning of life. After countless hours reading a… Continue reading PAUL AND PRANAV DISCOVER THE MEANING OF LIFE #1

Kyle Bowe — Tackling Public Speaking, Crushing Fear, Pure Possibility, Habits, and Practical Philosophy (#35)

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)

Rich Hebron: The Slow Life, Rethinking Homelessness, French Pressed Meditation, Museums, Books, Chicago, and Defining Success (#30)

Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube | Trailer Today on the show I'm joined by my buddy Rich Hebron (@richhebron). Rich Hebron is a writer, illustrator, and public speaker from Chicago, Illinois. His podcast Rich Conversations is available on Spotify, Apple podcasts, and YouTube. I love this guy. Rich Hebron… Continue reading Rich Hebron: The Slow Life, Rethinking Homelessness, French Pressed Meditation, Museums, Books, Chicago, and Defining Success (#30)

“But I don’t have any original ideas”

Right. Neither do I. Neither does anyone. The idea doesn't belong to you. It belongs to us. Steven Pressfield pointed out that resistance is what gets us stuck. But resistance wasn't his idea. He didn't invent what it feels like to be stuck. Stuck creatives invented what it feels like to be stuck by feeling stuck.… Continue reading “But I don’t have any original ideas”

Instant messaging and hiking

Instant messaging: you send a message, they respond. Instantly. That's not what happens when we publish an 800 word essay about a new self-help practice. Or a 16 minute video about a new meditation technique. A good reader isn't done reading after they've read the last word. The reading continues while the reader considers what… Continue reading Instant messaging and hiking

My Most Ambitious Reading Project: The Collected Works of C.G Jung.

Jung was a juggernaut. Inspired by Poor Bjorn's post about his reading the entire “Story of Civilization” by Will Durant, I’d like to share with you what I consider to be my most ambitious reading project: to read through the entire collected works of C.G Jung (The Bollingen Series as translated by RF.C Hull. Can… Continue reading My Most Ambitious Reading Project: The Collected Works of C.G Jung.

Penguin Latte 01: Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Today, I'm launching the first episode of the Penguin Latte Podcast. In this podcast, I'll be sharing with you thought provoking ideas from the fields and practices of Psychology, business, marketing, self-development, art, minimalism, meditation, and everything in between. This is a podcast about the ideas and stories that challenge you to be your best… Continue reading Penguin Latte 01: Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Wabi Sabi and Essentialism – Two Approaches to Quality

Everything and everybody is calling out for our attention. Respond to this email, take this job offering, apply to this college, read this book instead of that one, start a blog; no, don’t start a blog, don’t make another podcast, don’t get a regular job because freelancing is in vogue. We no longer listen with… Continue reading Wabi Sabi and Essentialism – Two Approaches to Quality