6 Reminders When Healing Takes Longer

1. Time isn’t the only condition. Effort matters, too.  You’re not going to get over someone if you allow yourself to daydream about them every single night and count all the reasons you miss them. You need to remember, it’s natural to do those things at first. You’re allowed to mourn the end of a […]


Happy Saturday! I hope your January is off to a great start. Here are 3 ideas, 2 quotes, and 1 question to ponder this week. 3 IDEAS FROM ME I.  Optimize for tomorrow—as in, literally, one day from now. Save to be a little richer tomorrow. Exercise to be a little fitter tomorrow. Read to be […]

The Best 20 of 2019

What a year. After writing every Monday and Thursday or Saturday since September 7, 2019 (more than 20 articles and over 20,000 words), I’m taking today to share the best articles I’ve written over the past months… 1. Hopeless romantic and love phobic? It may seem impossible to pull yourself together right now. It may […]

3-2-1 Monday

Happy Monday and welcome to December! As we wind down the year (and the decade), here are 3 short ideas to consider, 2 quotes to ponder, and 1 question to explore this week…   3 IDEAS FROM ME I.  New goals don’t deliver new results. New lifestyles do. And a lifestyle is not an outcome, […]


Happy Sunday, This week and I’m continuing my mission to compress the most amount of wisdom into each post I send. And thank you for all who have been of support by sharing the articles. Here is this week’s edition.   3 IDEAS I.  The most satisfying form of freedom is not a life without […]

Sticking to Your Goals for Good

The basic idea is that the beliefs you have about yourself can drive your long-term behavior. Maybe you can trick yourself into going to the gym or eating healthy once or twice, but if you don’t shift your underlying identity, then it’s hard to stick with long-term changes. Most people start by focusing on outcome-based […]

Limitation and its Power

Let Your Limitations Fill You With Strength “A solitary prisoner for life is extremely resourceful; to him, a spider can be a source of great amusement. Think of our schools today; we are at an age when there is no aesthetic consideration in the choosing of our teachers, and therefore they are often very boring—how […]

3-2-1 Sunday

Happy Sunday! Hope this finds you on a Sunday. Hope this finds you at great health. This post finds me at the rural most part of Kenya. I had to travel for 30 minutes to find a 3G network. And its has been a great adventure and lesson. Here are 3 ideas, 2 quotes, and 1 […]


Every Monday and Thursday for the past month, I sat down in my chair, put my hands on the keyboard, and wrote a new article. Post after post. Week after week. Over 0 articles and counting. Why do I do this each week? What keeps pulling me back to this habit? Yes, I write for […]


https://youtu.be/H14bBuluwB8?t=4 A Video Explanation of Grit This short TED talk by psychology professor Angela Duckworth explains the concept of grit and how it helps foster mental toughness in our everyday lives. What is Grit? Let’s define grit. Grit is the perseverance and passion to achieve long–term goals. Sometimes you will hear grit referred to as mental […]