Three things I learned from Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens (13 April 1949 – 15 December 2011) I found the writings of Christopher Hitchens as I closed the door on my twenties. My mind was on fire. For the preceding months I had been consuming material on reason, science, and the argument for theism. Hitchens was an intellect that was fresh and biting. […]

How to be Magnanimous in 4 Minutes or Less

or how to let the petty sh*t go and enjoy life

The world is out to get me Most of us have been there. Something happens in the course of the day that doesn’t sit right with you. The more you think about it, the more frequently you picture yourself in the UFC ring holding them in a BJJ choke for a few extra seconds. Whether […]

Blood Rock 100 Training Review

A year of training with my bros

Sweetwater Creek State Park I was five miles into a 20 mile trail run when the thunderstorm hit. The Walker by Fitz and the Tantrums poured into my ears as I shuffled along. The trees were bending all around the single track trail and I came into a small clearing. Remnants of an old brick […]

My Wild Side – 3 Minute Read

The Incredible Feeling of Being Back on the Trail

With every step, I can hear the creek water squishing past my wrinkled toes and forcing air out of the tops of my shoe. The escaping air is blowing tiny water bubbles that I can see when I glance down. My thigh muscles tighten and bulge as I shift the weight from my left to […]

Make a List of Your Most Important Thoughts

Prime your Mornings With Personal Affirmations

Did you think about something today in your life that you want to be better? Your finances, your marriage, your weight, your career? How did you respond to the universe calling you out? I’m sure you sat down and brainstormed a list of three things you could do to move in that direction  and then […]