Some Thoughts on Graduation

Some Thoughts on Graduation

I graduated from USC two days ago. Yesterday when I was sitting on the train, on my way home, I finally had time to do something that I haven’t been able to do in a while— to sit and think, without any distractions. It finally hit me how insanely fortunate I have been to have […]

How To Deal with a Bad Day

How To Deal with a Bad Day

I’m graduating from college in two weeks. Just a few weeks ago, I was reflecting on how much I’ve grown in the past four years and I was feeling pretty damn good about myself. But then one morning I woke up and felt like complete shit. I was in a terrible mood and had absolutely […]

Do You Want To Change Your Personality?

Do You Want To Change Your Personality?

I used to be extremely shy in high school. I was the quiet kid who always sat in the back of the classroom and never talked much. I had a small group of close friends that I enjoyed hanging out with, but I hated meeting new people. I was a terrible conversationalist and couldn’t talk to girls […]

The Single Biggest Obstacle To Success

The Single Biggest Obstacle To Success

Most people think that successful people were born with more natural ability than the rest of the world. They think successful people were born with more talent, or more intelligence, or more physical strength. Or they received a better education, or they had more resources, or maybe they just got “lucky.” That’s bullshit. It doesn’t […]

The Next Time You Freak Out, Do This

The Next Time You Freak Out, Do This

I started having really bad lower back pain about two months ago. It started as a dull, aching pain, but then got progressively worse and worse. There was one week where it hurt so bad that I couldn’t even sleep at night. Since then I’ve stopped working out and started doing some stretches I found […]

2015: The Year of Courage

2015: The Year of Courage

All human actions are motivated at their deepest level by one of two emotions–fear or love. In truth there are only two emotions–only two words in the language of the soul…. Fear wraps our bodies in clothing, love allows us to stand naked. Fear clings to and clutches all that we have, love gives all […]

10 Lessons I Learned in 2014

10 Lessons I Learned in 2014

With all its ups and downs, 2014 has been quite a year. In terms of “successes,” I think it’s been my best year yet. Today, I want to share with you some of the lessons I’ve learned along the way. 1. Stop thinking, start doing. I first started thinking about starting a blog about three years ago. But I […]