Finding Gratitude in Unusual Places

Finding Gratitude in Unusual Places

Gratitude is everything. The happiest people I know are grateful. The least happy people I know are ungrateful. Gratitude takes a sad person and gives them joy. Ingratitude takes a happy person and makes them miserable. Gratitude is what allows someone to endure all...
Misconceptions About Mindfulness

Misconceptions About Mindfulness

I talk about mindfulness a lot. Every day type of a lot. It’s a primary part of what I do for a living, how I live my life, and what I see as important. I think it matters. I think it’s the antidote to this dream (nightmare for some) that we are all living in. I think...

Why Bother Knowing You?

Why Bother Knowing You? People ask me why all of this introspection and intentionality and mindfulness and meditation are necessary. It’s an odd question in my mind, but I hear it often enough that it must have merit. If I take a moment, I remember when I would have...

Media Manipulation, Maniacs, and Majora’s Mask

Welcome to the final Sunday Pop-Up, where I talk about whatever pops into my head. Horror Movie Media I think about the media a lot. I am pretty sure they hold us in contempt (whoever “they” are in this scenario). Think about it – a month ago everything was about how...

Perspective is Everything

Shifts in Perspective My numbering and the date I started posting daily (September 19th) are not matching up, so I am going to go with the date and write three more. I assume I screwed up the numbering. I doubt the calendar is wrong. It is funny how much of a role...

The Incoherence of Perfection

Perfection Doesn’t Exist Over the course of the last year have talked about perfection a lot on this blog and the podcast. We’ve looked at how it will keep you from trying, how it is unattainable, how it is the enemy of the good. Stuff like that. More than anything...

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