Tag Archives: self awareness

Don’t Be Afraid to Express Your Manhood in Your Own Way

Being a man can come with a lot of expectations. At some point, all men struggle under the burden of the macho masculine stereotype of the tough, cocky-confident, hypercompetitive guy. We are sold on striving to be the tall, dark, and handsome Romeo who can sweep any woman off their feet. But that image is […]
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Have You Had Your Scrooge Moment?

Yes, the holidays are over. So why am I writing a post referencing Ebeneezer Scrooge from A Christmas Carol? No, I’m not trying to make you depressed. I’m actually hoping to extend the “goodwill to all” spirit of the holidays to the rest of the year. We all know Scrooge’s story: he’s a mean old […]
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Don’t Let Fear Eclipse Your Labor of Love

Did the eclipse that passed over the U.S. a few weeks ago change your life? Probably not. Did the most recent Labor Day mark a huge turning point for your future plans? Again, probably not. But maybe you—like many of your fellow human beings—found yourself wanting something personally significant to come from those milestone occurrences. […]
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You at a Glance: A Quick Health Reality Check

Time to take a step back and evaluate our health again, folks! You thought I forgot to bug you about this, didn’t you? I know you get distracted by the input bombardment of the modern age. Consider this a reminder that you need your regular check-up! We live in a world that’s hyper-focused on looking […]
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Why (and How) to Celebrate Personal Development Milestones

“I celebrate myself, and sing myself…” – Walt Whitman, Song of Myself Human beings have always had rituals to commemorate important communal events, major life events, and even the passage of time itself. Marking milestones in your personal development should be no different. Making a “big deal” of your accomplishments helps to cement the significance […]
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You Versus the Death of the Universe (Guess Who Wins)

Yes, someday you will die. And you will be dead waaaay longer than you will have lived here on the physical realm we call Earth. (Yes, this is a motivational blog. Stay with me.) When it comes to death, I ask, “So what?” Yes, eventually the sun will swallow the Earth, as presidential candidate Gary Johnson politely […]
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How to Look Like You Feel, and Feel Like You Look

There are times in life that make you step back and take stock of things. New years, birthdays, and major life changes can, even temporarily, snap us out of our complacency. When that happens, take advantage of the opportunity to really look at yourself. Not just physically, but mentally and emotionally as well. Still, the […]
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