Stop Learning

Practice instead. Learning means being receiving information and keeping it stored as knowledge. It’s a really useful skill to have. Practicing, on the other hand, is finding ways to apply knowledge until you get good at it. It’s very easy to sit back and learn. Play some background music while Continue Reading

Organize By Essence

There’s so much to do each day. And often it feels like so little time to do it. But the truth is, there is a lot of time. 24 hours can be utilized extremely well, even considering 8 hours of sleep, 2 hours of eating, 1 hour of exercise, etc. Continue Reading

Time To Start Planting

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” I definitely could’ve utilized my quarantine time better. I could have written more, read more, learned more. But needless to say, I haven’t used my time in a way I wish I had. Continue Reading

Why I Love Whiteboards

I love whiteboards. For some reason, I always feel like I’m tapping into creative juices whenever I’m using them. And I just don’t get the same feeling when I’m working out problems on pen and paper. But this goes beyond the feeling. Whiteboards are magical for one reason: They can Continue Reading

It’s Not Always About Ease

The fact that most poor habits are common is explained by the idea that they have easy and instantaneous rewards. And most productive habits are rare because they have hard and far-away rewards. It’s often easy to think of lying and telling the truth within these categories as well. As Continue Reading

Actions Speak Louder Than Complaints

“We need to take out the trash.” “Can someone do the laundry?” “Somebody needs to get a floor broom soon.” These are the types of statements that can come when living with others in a home. But have they ever lead to anything meaningful? Oftentimes it is simply a shared Continue Reading

Which Wolf Are You Feeding?

An amazing parable: “” An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, Continue Reading

Seize The Moment, Or Maybe Find A New One

It’s simple to formulate one future. One path. One outcome you want to see come to fruition. And we start running in that direction. Because this is what will help accomplish our goals and achieve success. And what happens when that opportunity doesn’t open up for us? When someone or Continue Reading

Don’t Wash Your Hands?

Washing your hands more than twenty times a day makes you 2.8 times more likely to contract dermatitis. Sounds crazy right? Well, maybe we don’t wash our hands twenty times a day. Btu shouldn’t it be even safer? Sanitation is really, really effective at cleaning and avoiding disease. But have Continue Reading