Don’t work to “get your 8 hours in”. Break the cycle of inefficient work and help build an environment that feeds the will.
“We came here to work,” I told my pastor. “That’s why we’re here.” Even though work is the main thing, it shouldn’t be the only thing. This is a lesson too many of us have to learn the hard way, no matter where we reside.
The deaths of Chester Bennington, Chris Cornell, and Scott Weiland point to some hard truths about the lives we once led.
“You will learn that other people just don’t have the freedoms that we have here,” she said.
People — not Millennials, not Baby Boomers, not Gen-Xers — are the key.
The weakness inherent in most of the millennial-bashing “literature” can be brought out with a single question: Who are the parents of the so-called millennials?
I’ve been a Falcons fan for as long as I can remember. When the Superbowls came each year, I’d always just pick the team with the best jerseys or the player that I liked the most; I never could find the will to really truly pull for a team from another city. And then this […]
In my experience, you’ve got to keep a positive outlook, or you’ll lose everything you’re working for. Motivational speakers = snake oil salesmen, right? We’ve all scrolled down on Facebook and seen the great speeches, the infographics, and the emotional appeals that accompany everyday social media. Most people share articles without actually reading them themselves, research has […]
I have not written as much this year as I did in 2015, but I thought I’d end the year by revisiting the most popular posts of 2016. Enjoy! I belong here. This was written after a visit to the hospital where someone made a well-intended but ill-timed remark about speaking the local language. The most important […]
After watching perhaps the third news report about the former producer of the reality TV show The Apprentice and his role in the upcoming inauguration of the President-elect, I was gripped this morning by the urgency of the current situation in the city of Aleppo, Syria — or, rather, what remains of that once-great city — and […]