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There’s a myth that if we move fast we will increase our output. The rat race. The need to have frantic text conversations. There was a time where there was no texting. You make a call. You leave a message. There is no text back saying “I cannot talk right now, what’s up?” It is […]
There’s this really nice sounding saying in our society that “it’s lonely at the top” and it’s a load of horseshit. How do I know? Because anyone who says that hasn’t ever been to the fucking top. Do you really know what it means to be at the top? I sure as hell don’t and […]
A few weeks ago I decided to take the plunge and get a puppy. I grew up with a Shar-Pei named Simba who unfortunately died very young after swallowing a screw. Our family then bought a puppy named Jake who was an apricot mini poodle who lived to be almost 16 years old and was […]
Human beings live inside a series of conversations that shape the way we see ourselves and the world around us. One dominating conversation in American culture is around being “pushy.” People live inside conversations around: Not being too pushy I hope this person doesn’t find me pushy I’m not pushy enough I just let things […]
This is a post about how to be unfuckable with. I will create some context before we get into it. Growing up in Florida as a kid, I used to care deeply about what people thought about me. I had a whole story about “nobody gets me” and about being “misunderstood”. This was when I […]