Let Go of Perfect

Let go of perfect. If you want to love, let go of perfect. If you want to make something, achieve something, be something, let go of perfect. Happiness?  Success?  Oh … let go of perfect. It’s a hiding place, providing a false sense of security.  Perfect is the avoidance of failure, and an excuse for … Continue reading Let Go of Perfect

Goals are Useless: Reflections on Life, Success, and Happiness, with a Special Appearance from the Seven Deadly Sins

I’m superman.  Always have been.  But, having two major surgeries this year, due to the superman antics I’ve done with my body all my life has me reflecting a bit. I had some quiet time yesterday and as I sat, sipping bourbon, my life thus far came flooding out of me and into my note … Continue reading Goals are Useless: Reflections on Life, Success, and Happiness, with a Special Appearance from the Seven Deadly Sins

Finding Our True Self: The Only Way to Real Happiness and Success

“We human beings choose to see things as we wish. Few people seem to believe this, though. We decide to be jealous, or angry, or depressed, or happy, or bored, and these choices are often based on our biased interpretations of the thoughts of others. It is amazing how much psychological control many people relinquish … Continue reading Finding Our True Self: The Only Way to Real Happiness and Success

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