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Art for Art’s Sake

I saw a post on Twitter from photographer Forrest Mankins that got me thinking.

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How to Battle a Fear-Driven Mindset

Last night I told myself I was going to edit a podcast, read for 30 minutes, and workout. I went on a run, and that’s about it.

From the time I laid down in bed last night to the time … Read more

The law of diminishing returns doesn’t apply to gratitude

It’s not every day you have the opportunity to meet someone like Seth Godin. His work has influenced my perspective on work, bravery, and art in a profound way.

Books and the internet have created this funny situation where you … Read more

Work Through the Weird

It’s difficult to remember exactly when I became interested in writing. Going through school I got good grades, but I didn’t have a subject I fell in love with from the very beginning. I always ended up doing better in … Read more

What I learned about focus from “The Name of the Wind”

In any fantasy epic or coming-of-age story there is a large portion dedicated to growth and learning. The main character struggles to learn a new skill, or overcome an enemy, or find some missing piece of information.

Oftentimes they don’t … Read more

Is it possible to stop comparing yourself to others? (TP8)

We’ve been bred for comparison. From playing sports when we were younger, to comparing what college you got into, grades, internships, and jobs after college. It only gets worse after that. The phrase “keeping up with the Joneses” is (or … Read more

What you will remember most

Last night I returned to the lacrosse field for the first time as a coach instead of a player.

The nostalgia is heavy. Coaching brings back a lot of memories for me.

Growing up sports and lacrosse were my life. … Read more

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