Changing Course in Life After 2021

As we travel deeper into Fall 2021 and fumble towards normalcy, I've found through conversations with my friends -- and looking within myself -- that we're all in a pretty reflective mood. What have we learned during these past two years? What are the decisions that we've made, and what has happened because of them? […]

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Improving On What's There: This Blog

You know that guy who's always in his garage, fixing something or other on his car or motorcycle? That's me, with this blog. I am trying to create a really useful artifact.

How Should I Structure My Day?

As a creative, you'll have days where everything you look at inspires you. Other days will drag on.

Everybody Starts Somewhere

I'll be honest: Some people might make fun of you. It's not fun, and it's not great, but if you accept that it will happen, it will probably lessen the sting.

4 Areas to Level Up Your Life

When did "leveling up" became part of the self-improvement lexicon? Was it a video game thing? I'm not mad at it -- just curious. When people talk about "leveling up" or encourage each other to "level up," what they really mean is doing the work to make their lives better.

I Don't Know What Career I Want

We tend to have a much better idea of what we don’t want, rather than what we do. This is because we don’t know what’s possible.

What is Social Cognitive Career Theory?

Do you have problems wrapping your head around things that you want to accomplish? Does it all seem like a very big and monumental task?

Google Career Certificates: The Scramble to Gain Skills

The pandemic forced us all to begin living our lives in an abruptly different way. One particular group has been trying to leverage the downtime to springboard into a better career.

Happiness is an activity, not a goal

In other words, you need to understand what makes you happy, and work for that -- not "happiness" itself. Happiness itself is hazy, undefined.

How My Life Changed When I Adopted the Habits of Successful People

Like, it's weird. I spent so much of my life being a cynical cool kid, and now I wake up (naturally) around 7am and go jogging.

3 Core Habits of Successful People

One of the biggest things that got me starting this blog was the idea that success was predictable.

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