Knowing When to Quit

One of the hardest decisions for any individual is knowing when to quit. We only have so much time on this Earth so it’s important to review our activities and prune them periodically. Is it still worth your time? Are you throwing good money after bad or are you right on the cusp of a great […]

The 3 Traits of a Genius

What is Genius? With all the hoopla surrounding the upcoming Superbowl and Peyton Manning, it’s not surprising to see articles like this one in Slate stating that Peyton Manning is a genius: After a tenth 4,000-yard passing season, a career-best 68.8 completion percentage, and a chance to win his second Super Bowl ring this Sunday […]

Life After Life: What Happens After We Die?

  What happens after we die? It’s the question that I think everyone has pondered at one time or another. Yet, it’s a tough one to answer. It’s not like you can easily gather evidence. There isn’t exactly a steady stream of people that we can ask about life after death and it’s not anything […]

You Can Only Be Yourself

There is a tendency when reading about the achievements of others to try and follow their path. To say that they made it through life in a specific way, why can’t I just follow their path? But this is a mistake. There are things you can learn from the lives of others, but you can […]

Creating Your Perfect Working Space

  A Room Of One’s Own Recently, I’ve been building out an old garden shed behind my house to be a little getaway – a place where I can go when I need to focus on writing or work. With three kids in the house, sometimes it can be hard to find a quiet place […]