“Relationships are hard work.” “Relationships take sacrifice.” Yes and yes. But also, no and no. I’m no relationship expert, but I feel that I have enough skin in the game to speak on the subject. I’ve been married for just
“The force of character is cumulative.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson While reading his essay Self-Reliance, this quote from Emerson leaped off the page at me. Character is cumulative. It’s not what I’ve done yesterday, the day before, or even anything in the
Drop a frog in boiling water, and it will jump right back out. No questions asked, it’s not wasting time, it’s getting the hell out of there. Drop it in a pot of cool water and slowly increase the temperature,
You’re dead. You’ve breathed your last breath, had your last kiss, and felt your last hug. Let that sink in. You’re gone, but your loved ones remain. They’re all gathering at your funeral, ready to say goodbye to you. Someone
There is a large school of thought that preaches selflessness in relationships. Serve your partner every day. Love them unconditionally. Care for them in spite of their flaws. In general, put your partner first, yourself second, and let the magic happen.
The other day I was listening to an Art Of Charm podcast episode featuring James Altucher. During the conversation, Altucher offers up a formula for happiness that resonated with me for two reasons: 1) It’s a formula, and I’m a math teacher.
How bad is your sense of direction? For the longest time, mine was terrible. I lived in the same city for 25 years of my life and there were many places that I couldn’t find if my life depended on
“This too shall pass” I’m sure we’ve all heard this phrase; whether it be from a book, a song, or a loved one reminding us to keep our head up in trying times. It’s a healing expression that tells us
21 days of no complaining. A tall task, but a worthy one. How It Works You wear a rubber band on your wrist. It is part reminder, discipline tool, and fashion accessory (although my lovely wife loathes when I wear
I want a Lamborghini. Poof. There’s one in my driveway. Man, I love the law of attraction!! There’s a lot of misconceptions out there about the law of attraction, so let’s take a few minutes and iron out the details