Category: [Open Journal]

[Open Journal]Beating Lyme

Lyme Update 11/25/18

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Snapshot of my current progress, and what’s next.

[Open Journal]Personal Development

Here I Lie, In the Depths of Despair

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I’m hurting internally and choosing to process some raw emotion through my writing.

[Open Journal]Career DevelopmentPersonal Development

I Believe & Affirm These Things About Myself

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Sincere personal affirmation reinforces belief in oneself. Belief in oneself makes one far more likely to succeed at achieving desired goals. These are the things I sincerely believe and affirm about myself.

[Open Journal]ChristianityPersonal Development

The Purpose Driven Life, Day 2

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Preface: Okay, I fucked up. In my arrogance and shortsightedness, I made a commitment several weeks ago to read the Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren, …

[Open Journal]Masculinity & Heroism

The Intense Longing of the Lover Within Me

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Raw emotions, put into writing. Musings about the woman I’m attracting into my life.

[Open Journal][Reading Notes]ChristianityPersonal Development

The Purpose Driven Life, Day 1

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I have a friend named Sam. Sam and I talk – a lot. We talk about everything, and I mean everything. We talk about our futures. …

[Open Journal]Beating LymeNutritionPersonal Development

My Thought Process in Recommitting to Intermittent Fasting

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So recently I’ve been having some pretty gnarly and intense health issues. As in, for the past five months straight. What concerns me the most about …

[Open Journal]Beating LymeBiohacking & Peak PerformanceMasculinity & Heroism

Testosterone and “God Mode”

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  Around 36 hours ago, I reapplied exogenous testosterone for the first time in 2 years. I was very conflicted before doing so (read my last …

[Open Journal]Beating LymeBiohacking & Peak PerformanceMasculinity & Heroism

My Decision to Go Back On Testosterone (for now)

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I’m a bit conflicted today. I feel as if I’m about to do something that goes against my convictions, and I want to write out my …

[Featured][Open Journal]

Moving My Blog

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I moved my blog. I don’t have it on my official “business” website anymore. I want people to take my career seriously, and I don’t really …

[Open Journal]

Why Play Small?

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I post the images to my instagram story. “Where are you?” I ask. I wonder it all the time. Here’s a better question, though: Where am …

[Featured][Open Journal]Personal Development

Dreams and Desires of the Heart

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I’m going to begin this post as vulnerably and truthfully as possible by being very straightforward with you. Throughout my life, I’ve struggled with depression. Often. …

[Featured][Open Journal]Career DevelopmentSocial Media Theory

My Month-Long Blogging Challenge Is Over. Here’s What Happened And Here’s What’s Next.

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So, I’ve reached the end of my 30 day blogging challenge through Praxis. It’s a brilliant challenge, and the core of the Praxis curriculum in month 2 …

[Featured][Open Journal]Masculinity & HeroismPersonal Development

Falling For a Girl From Another Country, & What It Taught Me About My Goals

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In the Spring of 2014, I fell for her. She was a foreign exchange student at my school, Santa Barbara City College. She was brilliant, confident, mysterious, …

[Featured][Open Journal]Masculinity & Heroism

Lessons in Bravery, Conquering, & Growth From My Dad

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  My father always pushed me in sports growing up. It wasn’t because he was a dad that needed to live vicariously and find validation through …