A tweet by David Perell inspired me to write this post, but before I share the tweet and my thoughts, I have a confession. I struggled for years to fit in specific spaces, but it was not until August 7th that I realized it was time to stop trying to fit in and start doing what came naturally to me. The Consultation On Monday, August 7th, I had a 20-minute consultation … [Read more...] about Amazing Things Happen When You Actually Use Your Gift
I promised myself that I would show up on my blog every Thursday, and although I had every excuse not to be here today, I am here. Always keep promises to yourself, no matter what. A few weeks ago, I wrote about why I quit my YouTube channel with over 4K subscribers, but I have figured out how to pivot the content—more on that in a future blog post. Online … [Read more...] about Standing Alone is Sometimes Better in the Online World
Do you have a hobby? Is having a hobby even a thing these days? With the rise in smartphone use, social media, and having information at your fingertips, it is a wonder anyone has time for hobbies. I recently asked a family member if he had any hobbies. He looked at me like I was crazy and paused for an eternity but eventually said no. I guess he had to think about it, or he … [Read more...] about Why You Need to Have a Hobby Now
It’s that time of the year again to reflect on your gratefulness. We should make gratefulness and express our gratitude priority each day. Sometimes, I forget to do it, so I’m guilty of not being as grateful as I should be. Also, I’m guilty of looking at what I don’t have and also looking at the experiences of others, wishing that things were a little bit different in my … [Read more...] about What Are You Grateful for Today?
On September 9th, 2021, I stopped using Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter. I logged into Instagram on October 19th to add a post to my feed. Later, I logged into Facebook, and then a few days later, I logged into TikTok (after recovering my password). I haven't logged into Twitter. So, I'm officially back using social media. Below is what I experienced while away from … [Read more...] about Digital Minimalism Final Update
Where did 2021 go? It seems like yesterday; we were saying Happy New Year, but soon we will celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. This year sped by so fast, and I think I missed a few months because I do not know where they went. Have you accomplished everything you wanted in 2021? Big Goals I set out to get fit and drop some weight this year, but I got … [Read more...] about Have You Accomplished Your Goals for 2021?