How To Validate

Cultivating your superpowers. Being able to validate is a superpower. It makes people feel warm and fuzzy inside. “The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.”-William James. If craving appreciation is the deepest, the foundation beneath that is the craving for acknowledgment. We cannot appreciate something without first acknowledging it. WhatContinue reading “How To Validate”

Why You Shouldn’t Ghost

👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻👻 First, let’s define ghosting– its essence is acting out of integrity. It’s disappearing, not showing up. Ghosting is saying one thing, and doing another. It’s lying. The fact that I can use the word “ghost” as a verb and have it be widely understood is sad. This wasn’t a thing 30 years ago. IfContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Ghost”

29 Things from 29 Years

This list comprises 29 tidbits I’ve accumulated over my life. I don’t always recall where I learned what I learned. This list is in no particular order. First, they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you, then you win. It’s more important to be kind than clever. When its all over,Continue reading “29 Things from 29 Years”

How To Win ANY Argument

This is a guide to winning arguments and vanquishing all enemies in your path. Once completed, you may begin practicing this martial art. After some practice, you will be nearly invincible. The first step towards conquering all of your enemies is realizing that they don’t exist. Once you do that, they are defeated. They areContinue reading “How To Win ANY Argument”

Crafting Your Environment With Language

Frameworks to think and live better The way we think and express ourselves impacts how we show up in the world. This post outlines techniques to show you how changing your thinking and linguistic frameworks in a few simple ways can drastically improve your life outcomes and relationships. “You’re the average of the five people spendContinue reading “Crafting Your Environment With Language”