How I Started Meditating, Made Meditating a Habit, and Finally Stopped Whining and Saying I Would

This is the day I tell you why I love meditating and why it’s helping me be a better me. If this sounds snooze-worthy, then perhaps you ain’t ready to be pounded over the head with this message of Zen quite yet. If it sounds at all interesting, read on. I just may convert ya’. […]

We may lose and we may win though we will never be here again…

Shortly after Jose’s father passed away, we were dancing in the living room before dinner. Jose, Me, and Lucia, with her favorite song playing loud on the speakers. The Eagles’ Take it Easy is a pretty good song to live by, if that one line that I love with all my heart is any indication. When […]

How I’m Using Morning Pages to Write My Way Through

A couple years ago, I heard about a thing called Morning Pages. Julia Cameron is the brainchild and the concept is pretty simple: Morning Pages are three pages of longhand, stream of consciousness writing, done first thing in the morning. *There is no wrong way to do Morning Pages*– they are not high art. They are not even […]

Can Three Hours a Week Transform Your Life?

I’m back from a long/short/crazy trip of fun and work and I’m feeling the burn of overwhelm. Traveling, in general, is a great way to knock you entirely off your routine and make you spend days trying to claw back to the careful balance you had pre-departure. That said, I’m working on it. The inbox […]

How I Track My Time

Earlier this month, I had a new book come out. Design Your Day: Be More Productive, Set Better Goals, and Live Life on Purpose is a little tome to help you live a more passionate, productive life. Specifically, it teaches you the exact process I use to get more done in less time. To celebrate the launch, […]