Depression is a dark beast and if the recent spate of suicides in the media by people seemingly in a place of enviable success, wealth and social standing – Avicii, Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade are enough to remind us that Depression doesn’t discriminate. Having survived depression for many years, I finally began to reorient my lifestyle to preempt these downward spirals that end in the painful depths of darkness.
This article describes my experience of moving to Bali and how I work with a stateside team while I’m remote. I wanted to tell this story after I found out about a conference that happens here in Bali at the end of June called Running Remote 2019. I’m going to be attending and know I’ll […]
The life on an influencer can often look too good to be true. From each picture perfect location to the next, these bloggers, vloggers, instagrammers and the like jet to paradises around the world, being treated like VIPs and looking good while doing it. You only have to look around Bali and see the cafes […]
Most successful people will tell you their satisfaction was derived not from reaching the goal itself, but from the pursuit of the goal. From their hard work and perseverance through stormy waters, doubt, naysayers and uncertainty. That’s what they look back on. And that’s what makes their accomplishments so gratifying. Everything after that is just the reward.
Personal development can be great. Everybody stands to gain a little. Many stand to gain a lot. It can also be a horrible shit show if you’re not careful. And in a saturated market full of self-proclaimed experts—many of whom are still wearing diapers—you need to be extremely careful. Otherwise, you run the risk of […]
Turning Doubt into Belief How often do you hear someone say, “I always doubted myself” after achieving something great? Fuck all is the answer, my friend. Fuck all! Success is not a stroke of luck. It is the result of an action. Or many actions compounding over time. Those actions are the result of a belief. Which paradoxically […]