My Favorite Parenting Advice

Parenting is hard. Really hard. By the time we have kids, most of us haven’t figured out what we…


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Sometimes You Gotta Make a Mess to Make Something Beautiful

Life is messy. We spend our time trying to organize the chaos into something recognizable, but…


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Why You Must Believe in Yourself

There are probably many people in your life who believe in your ability to succeed. Mom or dad or…


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What to Do if You Want the Benefits of Meditation but Have Trouble Doing It

Does the world really need another post on meditation? Probably not. But there’s a reason it gets…


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Mistakes Fuel Growth (The Pianist Who Almost Wasn’t)

Hate making mistakes? Me too. But unless you never attempt anything hard, making mistakes comes…


Procrastination Paradox: Why Done is Better than Great

Procrastination sucks. If there is one thing that has slowed me down in life more than I care to…


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Talk Some Nonsense Into Me

For readers who know me only from the blog, in my other life I run an information technology firm…


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Three Concepts Aspiring Writers Should Know (The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly)

More people than you’d think harbor dreams of writing. This is apparent to me because when someone…


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How to Rise Above the Storm Clouds in Life

How do you feel when you walk outside to a bright blue sky? Good? I do. What if the day is dark,…


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The Best Ways to Find Shark Teeth at the Beach

I’ve been addicted to hunting shark teeth on beaches for a long time. The activity is meditative…


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Why You Should Keep a Journal and How It Will Change Your Life

If there is one activity that has vastly improved my life in multiple ways, it’s journaling. I’ve…


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