Taking Stock: April 2018

Taking Stock: April 2018

Making: decisions to intentionally improve myself and my relationships. Reading: Two books currently; Born a Crime by Trevor Noah and Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank. Exceptional books! Feeling: Happy. Very happy and at peace. Watching: Ozark. A series on Netflix about a financial advisor who launders money for a Mexican drug lord, and has to pick up his family and move to a tiny shoreline town, after the drug lord finds out that staff in the advisor’s company…

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Taking Stock: February 2018

Taking Stock: February 2018

Howdy! This is my second installment of the Taking Stock Series. The year’s off to a good, but slow start, and I feel like now is a good time to take stock. Let’s go! Making: a vision board for 2018. I know it’s already way into the year and these kinds of things are usually done as new year resolutions, but I just need to keep my eye on my goals and always be reminded of them when I slack….

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This Is Why You Need To Take A Break From Social Media

This Is Why You Need To Take A Break From Social Media

Have you watched Black Mirror? If you haven’t, you need to. YOU 👏 HAVE 👏 TO! The series paints the perfect picture of how social media and the internet in general, has taken over our lives, as we wake up every day to log into our phones and computers and seek validation from strangers on the Internet. Every episode has a different story, a different cast, written by different writers. The only common factor is references to technology and the…

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2017 in Retrospective; 2018 in Perspective

2017 in Retrospective; 2018 in Perspective

I have been unsuccessfully trying to blog for a while. For months, my mind has just been an empty goo of blank. I’d blame it on writer’s block but that wouldn’t entirely be true. The truth is, I have just been lazy. And busy with my 9 to 5. In addition, my hosting expired, sometime after my last post, at a time when I was flat ass broke. Consequently, the blog has pretty much been offline throughout the last quarter…

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Today You Are Here, Tomorrow You Are Somewhere Else

Today You Are Here, Tomorrow You Are Somewhere Else

I am on the commuter train heading to work. Another long day of building someone’s dreams. Another long day of emails, meetings, calls, chats, documents, sign offs, and a tonne of plastic smiles. I have since mastered the art of plastic smiling. Flashing my teeth someone’s way and pretending to be genuinely amused, when I really just want to flip the birdie at them. Yeah, it’s gonna be a long day.