My Philosophy in Life

My Philosophy in Life

Recently, I started reading The Perfect Day Formula by Craig Ballantyne. The book is a self-described guide to owning the day and controlling your life. I haven’t finished the book yet, so the jury is still out on that one. However, chapter four of the book, The Essential Rules for Your Life, has already got me thinking. […]

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Thoughts on Charity

How We Live Makes Us Real

We as people have the ability to be incredibly kind given a tragic event that spurs our kindness. For instance, when someone dies my hometown community will come together to bring food to the family during their time of grieving. If someone dies unexpectedly leaving behind a family, people will graciously give money to the […]

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The Past is Over

Classic Cadillac

I often end the day laying in bed listening to music to clear my mind. Typically, I just pick a random radio station or playlist and let it go. Before the first song is over I am lost in thought, so the music really doesn’t matter. It just provides background noise. However, last night I […]

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Overcoming Fear

Jarrod Diving The Great Barrier Reef

In preparation for a trip to Australia, I learned to scuba dive. On the first day of lessons, the first thirty or so minutes in the pool is just me floundering around trying to figure out the whole breathing underwater thing. Once I get that down, The instructor and I start going through drills. One […]

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The Long Road to Health

The Long Road to Health

When I was six years old, I was anemic with none of the normal causes. After tons of tests and a few trips to New Orleans, the doctors, finally decided I had the Alpha Thalassemia Trait. They had (and still don’t) no definitive proof, but all other options were exhausted and, naturally, the Alpha Thalassemia […]

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3 Enjoy the Little Things

Enjoying the little things: Coffee and Writing

Find the little things you enjoy in life and do more of them! I’ll admit, I have been in a funk lately. I have been just going through the motions feeling like life is just slowly passing me by. I haven’t been posting on Nothing But Gains. I haven’t worked on Be Seen Be You. […]

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