I set out to accomplish the crazy idea of blogging once a day for an entire month. And I succeeded. Huge sigh of relief. I hope y’all have enjoyed my curated #30Before30 list. I included daredevil highlights and tantalizing food photos, but mostly shared life lessons. Here’s a quick reference list of my 30 Life Lessons (or 30 Before 30): Continue reading 30 Life Lessons
Write this down. Take note. Are you paying attention? Writing is a lost art. Let’s bring it back. Continue reading Write This Down
I’ve always been fascinated by the sky. At night with the stars. During the day with clouds, the sun’s rays, and rainbows. Sunrises and sunsets are uniquely beautiful. It’s like an artist took a giant paintbrush and painted the sky like a canvas. Sunsets are my absolute favorite. I’ve been photographing them for years. Why? Because I need the reminder to slow down, reflect, and look up. Continue reading Look Up
Whether it’s a stop sign or a tome from the days of yore, reading does, in fact, save lives. I’m not sure why growing older makes me feel the need to throw out confessions, but here’s another from my archives. I wasn’t a big reader before college. My homeschool friends might disown me. Sure, I read for school, but not for fun. Who reads for fun, right? 😉 Let’s just say time changes perspective. Continue reading Reading Saves Lives
I have another confession. I’m just a guy who can’t say no. (Uhh…that sounded bad. I didn’t mean it that way.) I hate telling people no. There are many reasons why I think this is true. But I know there’s one main reason that guides my knee-jerk yes response: People pleasing. That’s right. I’m a people pleaser. Or rather a recovering people pleaser. I needed to learn the lessons below a long time ago. Continue reading Push the No Button
Stereotypes are often exaggerated, misguided, and offensive. But there can be elements of truth that guide the caricature. Millennials seem to be the brunt of many jokes, particularly in the workplace. But are all millennials spoiled, privileged, lazy, or self-absorbed, narcissistic, participation-award-winners? Not all of us. Continue reading Is there Hope for Millennials?