Lisa’s story, her power-hold over cancer, and her raw sense of humor have started to give me hope. Hope for what, I can’t really articulate. I just know I’ve felt hope for the first time in a long time.
Life is taking place right here, between your ears, in front of your eyes and in your hands.
A lot of our joys in life are derived from overcoming challenges. There’s a reason they say to focus on the journey and not the reward. Because the journey is where all the good stuff is. The journey is where you experience all of the emotion, all of the uncertainty, all of the life. If all you achieved was the goal without going through anything to get there, it wouldn’t mean nearly as much.
There is a very fine line between being straightforward and being mean, being confident and being arrogant, being passionate and being ignorant — and it is the same with preaching and judging.
I get this question all the time. “How do I find my purpose?” Some people find their purpose in a fight. In a mission. In a cause… Brandon explained that the people who join these radical groups, or any group, were probably suffering in life. And they wanted to fill a hole. They wanted what any human wants: a feeling of belonging. That’s the powerful force pulling them in.
Just like sex sells, so do tabloids and sadly, the written word is becoming less “written” and more clickbait.
Social media is a psychological enabler. It enables the everyday person to broadcast their darkest thoughts instead of getting help. This problem is exacerbated by internet celebrities who do this on a massive scale.
If an idea is good, money is a side effect. Ideas are the real currency.
The couple is ready to welcome child #3.
Since I joined Facebook, Twitter and Instagram way back 2009, this is the first time that I’ve deactivated.