This weekend, I found myself caring for a sick toddler. Atlas came down with a cold-of-sorts this past week, and it’s left him badly congested and not quite his usual self, which has made
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I first started writing on the internet when I was 12 years-old, and quickly became an avid member of the now-extinct Xanga community.
Ever since I can remember, I’ve dreamed of writing a book. In 2021, I did it; publishing “Dear Atlas: It’s me; your Dad.” which is now available on Amazon.com for purchase.
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This morning, I woke up to a familiar fight – at least, a fight I’ve been having for the last few weeks; my daily battle with Alexa, who I tell “snooze” to at least
Last year, I remember cleaning my kitchen counter when an idea hit me. It wasn’t an idea, as much as it was a revelation about how to view my life, and the success criteria
The older I get, the more I realize how much of life is a head game; how you think, feel and choose to see each scenario life throws at you will directly correspond to
When I was younger, I felt like I had an unlimited supply of energy. I’d work tirelessly, exercise like a rockstar, travel the world and seemed to think it was my oyster. There wasn’t
Earlier this week, I was playing with Atlas and it felt like the time couldn’t be sweeter. There are times when you’re playing with your child where time seems to stop, or you wish
Earlier today, I was on the phone with my older brother and we were talking about different chapters of our lives. I noted there have been many distinct chapters in my life that each
Last year, I remember washing dishes in my kitchen when a single thought hit me. A challenge, as much as a question. “What would happen if I changed my mindset to be a value-based
Years ago, I read a quote that’s resonated deeply with me since I read it: “A rigid sense of identity is a sure block for flow.” I’ve been a lot of things in my
If any of you have lived long enough, it’s likely that you’ve engaged in some sort of debate with somebody that’s unreasonable. I don’t think that having a heated point of view makes somebody