Vlog Companion – Mindfulness and Meditation

Mindfulness is a bit of a trending topic in the world right now. Everybody who’s anybody is doing it, really. I’m trying to sell you on it because I think it’s incredibly valuable. The rewards are both individual and communal. Mindfulness – accepting the present as the only actionable reality – does not encourage complacency. In recognizing… More Vlog Companion – Mindfulness and Meditation

A Blog About Why I Don’t “Get It.” Alternate Title: Wow. Tertiary Title: Brains of Steel

Life is pretty nuts. If you just consider what’s happening, what’s going on here… this shit is WILD. I think that’s what most excites and frustrates me about being alive – the possibilities are endless and yet we engage in systemized dogshit whirlpools of offensive stupidity. Like, it’s offensive how stupid we are. But we’re also awesome. Take… More A Blog About Why I Don’t “Get It.” Alternate Title: Wow. Tertiary Title: Brains of Steel

He Shares; He Smiles

A book called The Power of Now gathering dust on my shelf The snot still oozing toward my upper lip Second guesses and stammers Sweat stains on the armpits of my shirts Looks judged to be judgmental Words supposed to have been said Somehow, between all this, I have made a difference. Second guesses and stammers Looks… More He Shares; He Smiles

More Thoughts on Vanity, and the Genuineness of Character

In a recent post I entered a wrestling match with vanity. There was no victor. Vanity is strange, because while the word conjures up a distinct state of constant self-assessment in regards to our outward appearances, it could potentially weigh constantly on our relations to others in myriad ways. Vanity also raises a lot of… More More Thoughts on Vanity, and the Genuineness of Character

In a recent post I entered a wrestling match with vanity. There was no victor. Vanity is strange, because while the word conjures up a distinct state of constant self-assessment in regards to our outward appearances, it could potentially weigh constantly on our relations to others in myriad ways. Vanity also raises a lot of… More More Thoughts on Vanity, and the Genuineness of Character