Fall in Love With the Friction

Easy Street or Hard Times Highway; which one do you choose? Without question, most of us would want the low-stress vibes that Easy Street has to offer. “No worries, no problems, and no work to get done? Where do I sign?” The problem with this is with our fear of problems themselves. We fear the […]

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Choose Your Hard

Eating healthy and exercising more is hard. So is being overweight, not fitting in your clothes, and being ashamed of the person you see in the mirror. Choose your hard. Being vulnerable and honest with a person to the point that they know and love you despite your flaws is hard. So is being alone, […]

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The Golden Rule: The Relationship Flaw

“Treat others the same as you’d like to be treated.” Translation: treat others nicely because you’d want the same in return. Pretty standard advice from a parent, teacher, or any other adult imparting wisdom on a child. The advice has been passed down from generation to generation, and in most cases, it’s fairly sound practice. […]

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It’s All Downhill From There

Your legs are on fire. Your breath is short. You’re dripping sweat. Whether biking, running, or walking, we’ve all felt the gravitational pull and the cardiovascular strain of doing anything uphill. It’s hard work. It’s strenuous. It sucks. Eventually, though, the incline subsides and you can take a deep breath. For a brief moment, you’re […]

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Finding Perspective In My Frustration

My wife,┬áChristina, and I were heading back from an amazing weekend getaway. We rented this great little cottage through Airbnb that was minutes from a quaint little town filled with good wine and good food. We were making our way home, feeling recharged and happy that we got away for a few days when I […]

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Break the Habit of Love

Your alarm goes off and you begrudgingly arise out of your warm bed and let your feet hit the cold floor. You brush your teeth. You take a shower. You make some coffee, pour some coffee, and have the same breakfast day in and day out. You hop in the car and tune into the […]

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Millennials vs. Everyone

With the ammo of sarcastic memes and passive aggressive status updates, along with the battlefield of social media, the generational war is getting out of control. With a battle that resembles that of the movie 300, the sides seem to be lopsided. It’s Millennials vs. Everyone Else. Being a millennial, I’m upset that my generation […]

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Success Redefined

“I want the money; money and the cars, cars and the clothes…I just wanna be, I just wanna be successful.” It’s easy to get wrapped up in it. The subliminal and direct messages we get from our culture create an obsession with what we should strive for. I’ll happily sing along to the song quoted […]

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