Getting Acquainted with a Stranger

Last week I had the chance to catch the March 17, 2020 Ed Mylett Show: Revolutionize Your Life w/Steven Kotler. This podcast episode really got the gears in my head turning. It was a wide-ranging interview that went from achieving “flow state” to the future which is much closer than we think. The interview was […]

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Dream Time

Begin with the end in mind. I have heard the above quote before, but I was reminded of it this week while listening to The Art of Manliness Podcast #607  with Stephen M.R. Covey covering his father’s book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. What is the ultimate end? Death. For a moment, consider […]

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Towards the Sun

When we retire to our beds at night, we take it on faith that the sun will rise again in the morning. Of course science will tell you that there will be another morning, but our faith is in believing in the things we can’t see, like the sun on the other side of the […]

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Stretching to New Limits

As children, we are naturally flexible. But as we age, we tend to lose that flexibility. In death, we become totally stiff, otherwise known as rigor mortis. A way to offset this stiffness is through stretching. We can push ourselves slightly past our comfort zones. Do this often enough, and we can regain some of […]

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The Challenge of Big Goals

Sometimes I will watch my son Alec play a game. The game is way too easy, and he wins every time. I will ask him why he plays it. He simply responds that it is something he enjoys. If a game is too challenging, he will get frustrated and stop playing. If it is too […]

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Growth and Progress

We hope for the best. Usually that means improving at something, achieving a victory, or being successful. To keep your hope intact, you have to grow. You have to make progress. What can you do today to improve your tomorrow? Mind, body, soul. This is the trifecta you need to develop. Mind: What are you […]

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Boldly Go

Last week I was able to catch The Joe Rogan Experience episode #1108 with Dr. Peter Attia. Joe Rogan’s podcast is consistently at the top of the charts and may be one of my favorite ones to listen to. I honestly think I learn something new every time I listen to it. In this episode, […]

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Building Impossibilities

Hope 12/21/2019 Think of all the things that are an integral part of our lives. All the gadgets and technology that we can’t live without. We couldn’t even imagine those things existing a few years ago. Back then, that technology was considered impossible. Now, it is the norm. Unless it was an accident, the impossible […]

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Letters to TS #2: Hope Tied to Health

Hope 12/14/2019 Letters to TS #2: Hope Tied to Health In our last conversation, you stated that you wanted to look like you did ten years ago. “Hot” was the word I think you used for yourself back then. But after a decade of heavy drinking, the alcohol has left its mark on you. You’ve […]

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The Skeleton Keys #2: Hope in Yourself

Hope 11/23/2019 America, the land of opportunity. It is the reason so many come to this country. They want a better life than what is possible by staying in their own countries. Here is a chance to live the rags to riches story. Here is the chance for success that they dream of. This is […]

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