Failing on Purpose and the Importance of Trusting Yourself

Towards the end of eighth grade, I met with my counselor and went over options for which high school I’d attend.  With my grades, it was assumed I’d go right up the street to the vo-tech based high school.  Mmm, not for me.  Besides, it was in my neighborhood and my neighborhood sucked.  I wanted … Continue reading Failing on Purpose and the Importance of Trusting Yourself

Why Do We Do This to Ourselves?

We texted them this morning and they haven’t gotten back to us.  The non-response leaves a huge gap.  So, our mind begins to construct a story to fill it in and that story is the worst possible and/or outlandish scenario our creative mind can manifest.  It could be anything from a car accident to a … Continue reading Why Do We Do This to Ourselves?

Let’s Make a Deal with the Devil; Sort of.

Midnight, at the crossroads of highways 49 and 61, Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil.  He handed his guitar to ... let's just call him the Devil, who tuned it, played a few songs and handed the instrument back to Johnson and he became one of the greatest blues guitarists of all time. … Continue reading Let’s Make a Deal with the Devil; Sort of.