“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” ― Socrates Being Kind Can Be Tough It's so easy to be rude. It doesn't take any effort. Especially when you feel like someone has wronged you. But these are just your emotions taking control. When someone is being short or nasty with you, the easiest… Continue reading Be Kind, For Everyone is fighting a hard battle.
After returning from an amazing trip that I took for the 4th of July is when a friend told me the news about Byron Bernstein AKA Reckful. Reckful was a prolific streamer on Twitch. Many people consider him to be one of the greatest because of the role that he played in the earlier days… Continue reading Depression, Bipolar, and Suicide: Reckful’s Story
Let me start off by saying that my story isn't quite as degenerate as the title makes it sound. For the past few years, I've made my living as a professional poker player. I started with a tiny bankroll and a dream and after a lot of hard work and a crazy amount of hours,… Continue reading Flipping Coins for Thousands of Dollars
"I'm thinking." I find myself inadvertently blurting this out when I get mental overload. Most times I'm alone with nobody around to hear it. We all go through different moods, but the involuntary phrases intrigue me. Surely they're a reflection of my mental state. This week it's been "I'm thinking." This one tends to happen… Continue reading The Rhythm of Mood
In this fast paced world to which we've all grown accustomed, finding time to reflect can be difficult. Another problem is that deliberately listening to thoughts is very uncomfortable for many people. This is why writing or keeping a journal can be so powerful. It helps break down some of the natural barriers to this… Continue reading Writing and Self Development
Having self control and being able to manage your emotions can be like super powers. The more emotional a situation is, the more likely we are to react irrationally. There is a certain threshold to self control where once breached, we lose our ability to make rational decisions. The goal is to never let ourselves… Continue reading Self Control: Road Rage