Love Language

Total Read Time: 6 Minutes “I thought they were another Buzzfeed quiz. You know? Those clickbait type quizzes to learn what kind of Pokémon you are?” Don’t touch See yourself in your Lover’s eyesPainted holy and still tacky Who am I then? A museum piecePreserved in a state of fallacyFor you’ll never again beWho youContinue reading “Love Language”

Self Sabotage is a Cop Out

Total Read Time: 6 Minutes It can feel like a moat sometimes. Filled with tears, bridge burned, and castle doors boarded shut. They say to let people in, but sometimes you’re on the outside yourself. You’re the only one who can swim across. It’s not like ruining your shoesSo you can’t run anymoreOr even ruiningContinue reading “Self Sabotage is a Cop Out”

Moments of Clarity: What Do You Want?

Total Read Time: 6 Minutes I’m working on shortening the down time. It takes weeks recently, but it’s been months before. I spend so much effort and time planning: writing down ideas, plotting out their fruition, mentally wrestling my own discipline to start wanting it enough to make something happen. That’s the secret, isn’t it?Continue reading “Moments of Clarity: What Do You Want?”

Latest Thoughts: A Theory on Alcoholism and Self Harm

Total Read Time: 4 Minutes I like how recording artists release their work. The music of their heart and soul is poured out daily until they let go of a compilation. It is… released. Released by a few bad shifts at workMindset is productivityResponsibility and discipline highlightedBy their absence Mindset as soil Ideas as seeds.Continue reading “Latest Thoughts: A Theory on Alcoholism and Self Harm”

Why do some people Never Break Up?

Total Read Time: 5 Minutes What a lovely palindrome of a day (02 02 20 20). I was informed it was also our 33rd day of the year, with 333 days left. Allow me to geek out over numbers, moon patterns… moving onward! People are so caught up in finding someone to be with. MaybeContinue reading “Why do some people Never Break Up?”

“Consider THIS Before Your Next Conversation.”

Total Read Time: 5 Minutes Have you ever heard about the family that you actually got to choose for yourself? How about that you are the average of the 5 closest people to you? (Tim Ferriss quote… Seems to be a theme in my mentorship). The common denominator is your choice. It really doesn’t matterContinue reading ““Consider THIS Before Your Next Conversation.””

When to Promote Yourself to Manager

Total Read Time: 3 Minutes Short answer: right now, but it’ll take people three years to believe it. Leadership starts every day when the alarm goes off. Start by managing yourself. People naturally want self improvement. It’s called progress. We do not like to go backward. When those people see you succeeding, they will wantContinue reading “When to Promote Yourself to Manager”

Live On Purpose

Total Read Time: 6 Minutes This is one of the hardest and at the same time easiest topics for me to write about. The difficulty comes from how important it is to me, because I’m okay at failing at things I don’t care about. This is not one of those things. The ease: because itContinue reading “Live On Purpose”

Andrey’s Alcohol Commandments

Total Read Time: 7 Minutes “I been here for years. It’s made me an animal. There’s rules to this. I wrote me a manual.” – Notorious B.I.G. (Not comprehensive, Very apprehensive) I’ve worked in restaurants for a decade now, specifically in restaurants that specialize in beer. I was one of the brewers and bartenders atContinue reading “Andrey’s Alcohol Commandments”

How to Put On Socks Pain Free: Microwave Edition

Total Read Time: 4 Minutes LIFE HAPPENS. YOU GET FAT. What now? I’ve been there…I realized something 35lbs ago, in 2014: Feeling unhealthy sucks. I woke up while I was getting ready for work. My eyes were opened at the same time as the nerves in my back squealed, “HELP” I would have said itContinue reading “How to Put On Socks Pain Free: Microwave Edition”