I recently became a man. It didn’t involve learning to shave, my voice breaking or growing my first chest hair (it can’t have… I mean I haven’t even done that yet). Instead, it involved dealing with my greatest fear. Spiders.
It’s a daily experience shared by millions of people around the world. An experience that may only last 5 minutes but has the ability to make or break your day. The morning coffee.
You are irrational. And so am I. We all are.
Here’s something we can all do to improve the lives of those around us, strengthen our relationships and leave us feeling proud to be human.
I’ve found that as we get older, the list of things that excite us tends to get larger and more novel. Simple things like going to bed early bring us just as much joy as a holiday (if not more).
Surprisingly, it’s not “what’s the weather like up there?” (though that’s a close second).
In 2006, a pimply faced, gangly teenager with constant growing pains wrote a piece (in between bowls of cereal) that somehow ended up in the statewide newspaper.
I just finished a course that shifted my entire perception of life in four intensive weeks.
I recently listened to the most conflicting (yet insightful) audiobook on the planet.