I Am A Hypocrite

Yes, I am a hypocrite sometimes. And that's a kick in the groin for me, because I despise hypocrisy, as anyone...

The Lofty Standards of Liberty & Why We Should Strive For Them

Okay, I'll admit it: many years ago, when I was young and ignorant, I was an avid listener to—and worse, heartily agreed...

The Benefits of “Chuckfests”

I no longer keep "stuff" around; if an item is no longer utilitarian to me, I chuck it, sell it, give it...

Reduce the Overwhelming to Micro-Steps & Get Started

Recently, I was reading a quick little article by Robert Locke, published over on Lifehack, entitled 10 Reasons Why Some People Are...

Are You an Optimist, or a Realist? The Pros & Cons of Optimism Bias

I find it fascinating: optimists are considered unrealistic, while realistic people are deemed pessimists. And everyone wants to be around optimists,...

A Culture of Disrespect

I recently read an article on Matt Walsh's blog entitled: Your husband doesn't have to earn your respect, and it really struck me, as respect—or,...

Going Pro & the Power of 31

If all goes as planned over the next couple of weeks (and there's every indication that it will), then I will have experienced...