On Change, Commitment and Sacrifice

Note: this post is by request. No, I’m not starting this blog back up again. But the request was sincere and unexpected . . . I figured what the hell.   So let me ask you . . . how bad do you want it? You know what I’m talking about. Sure, it might vary […]

Goodbye

“All of my plans fell through my hands, They fell through my hands on me. All of my dreams it suddenly seems, It suddenly seems . . . Empty.”  — Dolores O’Riordan (The Cranberries)   I’ve been sittin’ here for 20 minutes trying to figure out how to start this post. There’s just no good […]

Why Douchebags Get the Girls, Get the Promotions, and Leave You Begging for Scraps

Douchebags. Goddamn douchebags. I hate ‘em. My guess is you do too. And for good reason . . . they coast through life so easily. Ne’er a struggle. Ne’er a doubt. Just free to be their douchey self, and reaping all the perks. And that’s why we really hate ‘em, right? It’s those perks. I […]

How to Quit Being a Loser (and Become a Winner) in Just 2 Simple Steps

There are two kinds of people in this world: Winners and Losers. Am I being too harsh? Then how ‘bout “go-getters” and “no-getters”. Or maybe “players” and “played”. “Trumps” or “chumps.” Whatever you want to call ‘em, we’re talking about those who succeed and those who don’t. Achievers vs. Dreamers So which are you? Be […]

Death Is At Your Doorstep. How Will You Answer It?

  This is a guest post by Kevin Cole at Perform Destiny. He’s been writing some amazing shit over there and I’m thrilled to have him as my first guest poster ever. His no bullshit attitude and brutal honesty have me hooked . . . I think he’s gonna fit right in here. Plus, he’s […]

The Hidden Truth About How Blogging Can Change Your Life

(The picture that changed my life. From Chad Howse’s “10 Awesome Things.”) So this is my 100th post. I almost missed it. I was part way through a different article before I realized that it would be my 100th.  I don’t typically place much importance on numbers, but I figured I’d set it aside and […]

6 Self-Help Mistakes That Hold People Back (Which Ones Are YOU Making?)

I see it far too often. Someone goes on a self-help kick, buys a bunch of motivational books (and maybe a few subliminal recordings), and thinks that they’ve finally made the turn. Taken their first step. Life is gonna get better now! But it doesn’t. They remain stuck. Sure, it may have seemed like they […]

Harnessing Pavlov’s Theory to go from Worrywart to a Fucking Superhero

Believe it or not, I’m actually going to show you a way to unleash a superpower. No need for gamma rays. No high-tech suit of armor required. This power is already in you, even if you don’t have mutant DNA. But first, we need to define what this superpower actually is. Or maybe we should […]