Designing a Life

I find it unfortunate that you don't get a blank slate when you become an adult. Well, while your legal records might get a soft reset once you turn 18, everything that you've lived through up to this point -- the poor habits, traumatic¬†experiences and negative emotions -- continue to bog you down later in… Continue reading Designing a Life

Relativity of Pain

Several years ago, a friend of mine crossed paths with a man who was paralyzed from the neck down, the result of an attempted suicide from a highway overpass. In their brief conversation, the man told his story about how and why he decided to end his life following an unfortunate breakup, one that had… Continue reading Relativity of Pain

you are your own maker.

I believe that with enough dedication, hard work and motivation, anyone can achieve anything (within reason, of course). In a society that values the individual so much, it's no wonder the American Dream has been around since the very beginning. I have broken free from any confining path. I don't believe in meeting standards set… Continue reading you are your own maker.