Month: January 2018

Learning from the Opposite

Often we can only truly understand something once we see it from different perspectives. My high school football years were a great example. I spent years training to be a high school quarterback. I went to camps and constantly seemed to be working to better read defenses and make plays. But alas, I ultimately found …

The Danger of “Or”

The word “or” is often used as a crutch. One of my favorite examples comes from Ramit Sethi. He talks about the college admission process, and an interesting answer on the FAQ page for one of the top schools in the country. The question that was posed was roughly, “Is it better to take an …

Momento Mori – The Reminder that Keeps Me on Track

For the past few weeks, I’ve been carrying this coin in my pocket as a reminder. Not because I’m morbid, or because I like thinking about death. But rather because I want to make the most of the time I have while I’m alive. On the front of the coin there’s a skull, a tulip, and …

Life as a Song

I grew up under the impression that life was a journey. That I was on my way to some finish line, with clear checkpoints along the way. But over the past couple of years, this mindset has come into question. Just a few months ago, I wrote an article that I called Embracing the Journey. …