Yesterday I did something that scared me. Today I'm doing something that scares me. (It isn't public yet) Life is not meant to be spent in comfort. We must act in spite of fear. Not a long post today because I'm trying to actually live this one out in real time. Go do something that [...]
Here are some ideas that we’ve tried to implement in our zero waste journey
I like doing things I have never done. I like putting my mind and body to the test.
ICYMI: Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 A key strategy in the battle of pleasurable vs. productive is the pre-decision. If you’re smart, you don’t show up at the beach and hope a hotel is available. You don’t just spend money on whatever you feel like in the moment. You don’t wake up [...]
ICYMI: Part 1 / Part 2 Human nature is stuck. Its caught in a war between selfish, consumptive desire and the ability to delay gratification. Its caught in a war between pleasurable and productive. The way forward takes choice and discipline. First, we must recognize the importance of the productive choice. Health, relationships and success [...]
I constantly hear the question, “Is it good for you?” I hate that question and let me tell you why. “Good for you” is an abstract concept that isn’t actually measurable or definable. A better question would be, “Is it productive?” If it is productive, it moves you towards your goals. We all want the [...]
What cause you anxiety? What brings you stress? What makes your heart race? What paralyzes you with fear? When I was a kid, I was terrified of heights. I didn’t really discover this until I was shipped off to a wilderness camp in 5th grade. The camp was going well. I was having fun. Then [...]