Story Time

I’d be lying if I said that the last 24 hours have not felt kind of strange. Many of you may know what I’m talking about but for those that don’t I will try to put words to it. Before I do so, however, I need to tell you a short story about my day…

Problem Solving through Design

I recently had the absolute pleasure of being featured on Caley Lacerda’s Podcast “FiberCast” as part of his overall Fiber Fitness Project. Caley dedicates this podcast to people he considers to be “disruptors” and non traditional thinkers. “A podcast by Outliers, for Outliers”. Apart from expressing my gratitude to Caley for having me on the…

Growth through self awareness

Growth is something we all experience. Whether consciously or not, we do. You’re not the same person you were 5 years ago, nor the same person you were 2 weeks ago. There are some things we notice about ourselves as signs of growth. Things about our routines or lifestyles that have change so drastically that…

2020 Vision

Last week the world celebrated not only the start of a new year, but the start of a new decade. New years’ celebrations are always an interesting time for me, as they tend to bring with them a unique form of reflection that people like to share with the world through social media. You know…

History Books

I think we have all studied history at some point in our lives. Whether by reading a chapter about the industrial revolution in a textbook, or hearing stories about the ancient civilizations of lands far away, we are all aware of some notion of history. Events that occurred in previous years that have become a…

Momentum

“Think of the big picture” …. “Live in the moment”…. These are two of the most frequent responses to somebody who is going through a hardship and yet somehow they are the complete opposites of one another. Sometimes we get caught up in the moment and can’t seem to think of anything else, while at…

"That's so 'cheesy'…"

Some of the biggest critiques of motivational content is that it is “cheesy”, “oversimplified”, “repetitive”, or sometimes even “a scam”. I agree – or at least it can be… I think this topic is interesting for many reasons. The first being that I consider myself a motivational content creator. Whether through my weekly articles, my…

I forgot to breathe

As many of you know, I take great joy in publishing my weekly articles. They are not only a release for my own thoughts, but they are a chance for me to try my best to share with you ideas that may help you navigate your own lives. I started this weekly ritual at the…

Why music?

It’s no secret that music is a huge part of our culture and society. Not only for our current day and age, but historically as well. In a unique way, music is one of the most perfect accounts of history, as it shifts depending on the state of society, or in many cases, it can…

Scared of being scared

Being vulnerable is a sign of weakness. Being vulnerable is a sign of failure. Being vulnerable is not something we want to be… These are common staples of our society these days. Spurred on by social media culture, entertainment industries and societal expectations that date back decades, it is hard to voice out concerns over…