Tag: potential

Did Cat Videos Steal Your Happy Future?

Have you ever wasted an hour following links, reading articles, learning about something, only to walk away feeling…empty? The more that I work for myself, the more I realize I have a tendency to use distraction as an escape. I realize there are a lot of articles out there about this, but writing about it helps me improve my understanding… Read more →

running is a dick

Accomplishment Is Never Not Hard

Running is a dick. This is because running refuses to ever get easier. And it’s never like you think it is while you’re watching someone run in a movie. You know that montage where Rocky Balboa is training to fight the juiced-up, tech-trained Russian, Ivan Drago? And Rocky goes from moderately buff, to super-psycho ripped? And he does all these… Read more →

This Post Will Make You Rich

I know you. You have a pretty good job, but it doesn’t pay enough, and it takes more of your time than it should. You have some debt—more than than you’re comfortable with—and even though it limits what you can do with your money, it’s manageable. You have a place to live, but it isn’t the house you plan on… Read more →

The Homeless Are Show-Offs

The world moves at a confusingly rapid pace. People all around you doing better than you financially. Maybe they have family connections that gave them an easier start. Maybe they focused more in school, or in work. Maybe they hate their lives or they’re in debt, or they are in a miserable marriage, or their kids are totally messed up,… Read more →

Time is Tricky

i’m reading Seneca. ok, I’m reading excerpts of Seneca. but I plan on reading more. i have a confession: i’m a squanderer. a squanderer of precious, precious time and attention. on the whole, depending on the comparisons i choose to look at, i think i’ve done pretty well with my life. truth is, i’ve felt restless for most of my… Read more →

Getting Past that One Block to Accomplishment

I suffer from self-delusions of someday becoming a famous author. Of making millions off of the words that I write. These types of fantasies have happened since I was 7. Except, when I was 7, I had my whole life ahead of me and I knew that for sure I would achieve my dreams (my dreams back then consisted of… Read more →