Study Shows Texting Bans INCREASE Accidents—But We Knew This

According to a new study by researchers at the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI)—which was based on claims comparisons from four states...

Making Good Art: Risking Non- Conformity & Embracing Failure

An unfortunate paradox that we all face is this: humanity reveres non-conformists from the past, but persecutes them in the present. Yes, humanity...

Find What You Love, And Let It Kill You

I am in the process of eliminating as many of the petty distractions in my life that I can, in an attempt to...

Experiencing Happiness is More Important Than Winning

Winning Is Secondary Whenever I participate in games or sporting activities, I try to focus on the ultimate purpose of experiencing happiness and enjoying the...

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...

What Are You Worried About, If You Aren’t Doing Anything Wrong?

The Wrong Definition of Wrong When it comes to resisting, protesting, or otherwise dissenting violations of our rights—such TSA agents molesting us...

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...