Browsing Category: The Self

Right Now

I hate the dentist. Last time I went I followed some counterintuitive advice: Instead of thinking about what is about to happen or what could happen, fix your focus on what is happening right now. The idea is that we tend to make a bigger deal about things that haven’t happened yet and ignore what […]

Make New Mistakes

As dads, husbands, and professionals, we make mistakes every day. They’re inevitable. No one has a handbook for how to raise kids because every child is different and every day presents new challenges.  The goal is to stop making the same mistakes.  As we learn and grow, we correct the mistakes we used to make […]

Ducks in a Row

I’m a “ducks in a row” kind of person. When I sit down to write, I make sure my computer and notebook are organized and neat on my desk, I have the right music in my headphones for optimal productivity, and then I feel resistance.  Is this a good enough topic to write about? Can […]

December 31, 2019

New Year’s resolutions don’t work. At least that’s what the research says. Eat healthier? Read more books? Start exercising more regularly? These are all things that no doubt would add value to your life and lead to more fulfillment, so why do they fail? I bet Google will tell us:  I’m writing this on New […]