Eight Years Later (or There and Back Again)

When Facebook’s new On This Day feature was first released, I was skeptical.

“Do we really need another way to show off our narcissism to the world?”, was a question I asked a few times, early on.

Then it started growing on me, and I found usefulness in it’s time travelling capabilities.

Perhaps it’s my own narcissistic tendencies getting the best of me, but these days there is joy to be had in looking back in years past.

Eight years ago today, I bought my very first smartphone. Continue reading →

Don’t Take Fake Risks Just To Look Good

We humans can be fairly bad at taking risks.

That is to say, I find myself quite often taking risks that aren’t really risks at all, and therefore don’t really do anything to progress my life in some further direction.

Or worse, the risks I’m taking are sending me in entirely the wrong direction.

Each of us, as individuals, have very different skillsets, beliefs, backgrounds, and pursuits. We all have experienced the world from different perspectives, and each of those perspectives has contributed to who we are at any given moment. Continue reading →