“I’ll have what she’s having”

“I’m just trying to help, because I just want what’s best for her/him.” Hit the pause button on that one. Take time to ask yourself: Do I really want what’s best for her/him? Or do I want what’s best for me? “Billy Bob shouldn’t quit his job to start his own...

how to take a digital sabbatical

I know, I know–digital sabbaticals have that whole ring of the “internet hipster scene” about them, sort of like minimalism did back in 2010. Nonetheless, when I took a 30-day digital sabbatical earlier this year, it was exactly what I (and my...

what to do when life throws you a curveball

  Sometimes, life will throw a little curve ball your way. One of the hugest misconceptions that I see is that of believing that if you just wait to start something until you no longer feel afraid, the curve balls won’t happen. The myth is that you will...

practicing courage when you hate your job

  You might be someone who sees all of these people on the internet quitting their jobs and starting businesses, and you might think: “I have truly looked at every option, and I have big dreams that I’m building. But–right now? I simply cannot afford...