“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” Probably not the first time you’ve heard this one before. It was written almost two thousand years ago, in the Gospel of Matthew. Yet it still rings absolutely true today. This past week alone […]Read more "Ask And You Shall Receive"
Do you hear that sound? Listen carefully. Can you hear it? That’s the sound of you hitting your head against the wall. That’s called a BONK! It’s the sound you hear when you’re stuck or lost or when you’ve reached the threshold of your ability. (It’s also the sound you hear before you pick up the phone […]Read more "Breaking The Bonk And Bursting Into The New Year!"
I couldn’t take it anymore. I was fed up. Fed up with my sensitive blue eyes hurting from the glow of the iPhone 6 screen, fed up with my desire to share every highlight of my day, fed up with my need to see and read every single article, tweet, status, and photo on my […]Read more "10 Things I Learned From Quitting The Internet"
I just read a really upsetting article on the economics of online fame which mentioned how YouTube star Meghan Tonjes was headlining a concert “to screaming, crying fans” and the festival folks were making bank off her, but meanwhile she was broke as a joke and didn’t even know “whether she’d be able to afford […]Read more "I Am Addicted To The Internet"
This is an actual thing a priest said to me once and it was so funny it almost made me rejoin the Church: “Don’t sweat the petty things…and don’t pet the sweaty things.” Later I would come to find out this priest jacked the joke from George Carlin, but still: hilarious and accurate, nonetheless. It’s […]Read more "We Can Be So Much Freer Than We Allow Ourselves To Be"
I was having dinner with a friend the other night when he pulled out his phone to show me a New York-based life coach on Instagram. He’s 27, gay, has 125K followers, and is also a fashion model, personal trainer, writer, and self-described “influencer.” I scrolled through his feed of gorgeous photos, which led to binge-reading all […]Read more "You Weren’t Born To Be Basic, You Were Born To Be Bold"
About a week ago, or about a lifetime ago, when I was still living in Los Angeles, I was hanging out in an apartment in Echo Park. It was a gorgeous one bedroom with a stainless steel fridge, marble countertops, and floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking downtown LA. The place belonged to a guy named Archie, the boyfriend of a friend of a friend. […]Read more "The Human Stops"