How To Become Better At Anything

It was about 5am. My mom came into the room and woke me up. “It’s time to practice,” she said. Ugh! I threw my legs over the side of the bed and sat there for a moment gathering myself. Then I stretched, yawned and shuffled over to the closet. “Oh yeah, forgot to pray,” I…

My One Word for 2019…

Since the end of 2013, I’ve taken on the task of choosing a guiding word for the upcoming year. The purpose of this is focus. My goal is to keep a word in front of me which will filter my actions and help to inspire my progress. When I started this process, I shared with…

I Didn’t Mean To Ignore You

I didn’t mean to ignore you.  I really didn’t.  You’re very important to me.  You’ve given me the opportunity to express ideas I never thought I could.  You’ve allowed me to explore who I really am in ways I may never have otherwise explored. You have taught me that my perspective isn’t the only one…

Learning The Art of Being Bored

I’ve been reading Deep Work by Cal Newport and it is really causing me to re-evaluate how I choose to spend my time. I’ve been in a process of seriously looking at the minutes I spend each day. We each have 24 hours and when you finally decide to take a look at how you…

Why I Limited My Facebook Time To 30 Minutes A Day

It was a long time coming.  I’ve taken mini social media fasts before just to test my will-power.  But, each time, I came back and fell in to the same habits as before.  I would have good days and bad days. Of course, I wasn’t an addict, or so I said.  But, the truth was,…