169: Find the Path

169: Find the Path

The path I talk about will mean different things to different people. But hopefully this will be helpful to anyone who listens/reads these words.

158: Mouth Noises and Pathetic Plants: Two Random Lessons from the Homestead

158: Mouth Noises and Pathetic Plants: Two Random Lessons from the Homestead

Today I’ve got two random lessons that I’ve learned on the homestead lately that I thought maybe you could learn something from, too. One was brought on by a ridiculous task I’ve taken on in my office—one that was supposed to be easy. The other is something I learned while checking out my struggling garden.

154: Now I Get It

154: Now I Get It

Deep thoughts on a certain something we hear from our parents that we don’t understand until we have kids of our own.

153: Today Will Someday be the Past

153: Today Will Someday be the Past

Thoughts on “the way things were” and how we tend to live in every moment except for the one we’re in. What you’re doing right now? You will look back on this, too.

152: 5 Things We Can Learn from Dogs

152: 5 Things We Can Learn from Dogs

I’ve been watching my dogs, and I’ve figured out five things we can learn from a dog’s approach to life.

150: Be Teachable

150: Be Teachable

My thoughts on why it’s important to be teachable (especially as an adult) and how that can benefit your life and the lives of those around you.

149: The Importance of Unlearning

149: The Importance of Unlearning

Sometimes it’s not just about learning something new. Sometimes in order to actually learn the new thing, we have to unlearn the old stuff.

147: But what’s your actual goal?

147: But what’s your actual goal?

It’s important to know what your goal is so you know if the things you’re doing are actually helping you reach that goal. There is a point where you’re doing more work than you need to for the payoff you’re getting. Have you set the right goals? And are you working towards the goals you actually set?

144: Assumptions – What Do You REALLY Know?

144: Assumptions – What Do You REALLY Know?

We tend to think of other people in terms of ourselves, and assumptions made about others through that filter can get us in to trouble.

143: Normal life in the real world

143: Normal life in the real world

Whether you’ve just entered the world of adulting or have spent many years in it, this is a great reminder about normal life in the real world.