Tag: #lifelessons

THE NEW JOB MARKET

WHERE DO WE GO NOW When workplaces were closed back in March of 2020, nobody thought that we would be entering a new year in a nation that is shutdown still. Many people have lost their jobs and even more will be forced to… Continue Reading “THE NEW JOB MARKET”

WORKING SMART NOT HARD: WHAT TO DO NOT HOW LONG YOU WORK ON IT

“Doesn’t take all day to get the job done.” pulling long hours You might think that working for hours on hours will be the best way to ensure you become successful in your career. But the reality is that working smarter doesn’t always mean… Continue Reading “WORKING SMART NOT HARD: WHAT TO DO NOT HOW LONG YOU WORK ON IT”

INTO THE UNKNOWN: WHAT OUR TRUE FEARS ARE ABOUT LIVING

“What will tomorrow bring is always scary.” Growing up as a child, we have all these different places we see ourselves in life. We see ourselves being the top person in our career field. We see ourselves happily married with children. We see ourselves… Continue Reading “INTO THE UNKNOWN: WHAT OUR TRUE FEARS ARE ABOUT LIVING”

VISIONARY: HOW YOU SEE LIFE SAYS A LOT ABOUT HOW FAR YOU MIGHT GO IN LIFE

“Do you see life as a whole, or part of a whole?” Since moving to New York City, I have consistently been motivated to become a working screenwriter/filmmaker and author. And how I see the world is why I feel ultimately I will succeed… Continue Reading “VISIONARY: HOW YOU SEE LIFE SAYS A LOT ABOUT HOW FAR YOU MIGHT GO IN LIFE”

PURSUE OR PAUSE: WHAT MAKES US NOT PURSUE

“I’m afraid to pursue, but more afraid to not.” Moving to New York City to attend graduate would have been a very scary move for so many, but not me. I just came out to the big city back in 2011 and have been… Continue Reading “PURSUE OR PAUSE: WHAT MAKES US NOT PURSUE”

WHEN MINIMAL DEFEATS MAXIMUM: HOW LIVING WITH LESS TAUGHT ME A VALUABLE LESSON

“You were brought in this world with nothing, yet not you need everything.” I remember when in a previous post I stated I grew up poor. I said how much I wanted to be wealthy because I grew up with less. Since I became… Continue Reading “WHEN MINIMAL DEFEATS MAXIMUM: HOW LIVING WITH LESS TAUGHT ME A VALUABLE LESSON”

THE HIGH COST OF NOTHING: WHY DOING SOMETHING IS WORTH MORE THAN DOING NOTHING

“I’m not guaranteed to succeed, so why try.” At times you might figure, why bother trying to succeed in what it is you want to do in life. I should just get a day job and do that for life. There is no use… Continue Reading “THE HIGH COST OF NOTHING: WHY DOING SOMETHING IS WORTH MORE THAN DOING NOTHING”

I’M NOT YOUR MOMMY AND DADDY: WHY THE WORLD OWES YOU NOTHING

“Always got your hand out.” In the household where I come from, I was under the impression that no one in this world owed you anything. As a child, my mother let us know that I am doing for you while you’re in this… Continue Reading “I’M NOT YOUR MOMMY AND DADDY: WHY THE WORLD OWES YOU NOTHING”

FIVE IN THE STREET: HOW TO PLAY LIFE WITH HAND YOU’RE DEALT

“Just because you were born at the bottom, doesn’t mean you have to stay at the bottom.” For myself, as with many like myself, I am starting my life from humble beginnings. And when I say humble beginnings, I mean growing up poor. My… Continue Reading “FIVE IN THE STREET: HOW TO PLAY LIFE WITH HAND YOU’RE DEALT”

FROM SUCCESS COMES GUILT: WHY DO PEOPLE FEEL DOWN ABOUT THEIR SUCCESS

“I’m winning, but do I deserve it?” You’re young, successful, and life couldn’t be any better. As a matter of fact, life is so good, you often feel like why are you coasting so easily. Now what’s interesting about that statement is that you… Continue Reading “FROM SUCCESS COMES GUILT: WHY DO PEOPLE FEEL DOWN ABOUT THEIR SUCCESS”