The More Uncomfortable Today — The More Comfortable Tomorrow

Post originally appeared on Hacker Noon (listen to post here) “Our parents don’t see us as we are — they see the kid they remember. Our friends don’t see us as we are — they see the friend they remember. Only a stranger met on your travels sees you as you truly are right now.” These words were shared […]

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17 Truths About Life 2017 Taught Me

Originally appeared on Thought Catalog “Michael, in life, there are some things you just don’t challenge. As soon as you accept that, your life will be a lot easier.” — My dad Recently I was reminded of my dad’s words above when listening to a Seth Godin video where he was stressing the importance of finding a tribe: […]

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How Life Has Changed Since I Quit Drinking

Originally appeared on Elephant Journal Throughout high school, college and for close to a decade after, drinking with my buddies was “standard operating procedure”. It was what we did. Whether at a bar, a party, a BBQ, or just sitting around, odds were high that alcohol was present, and more often than not, center stage. […]

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