Be Your Own Damn Hero

Rodney Ewing, The Pugilist (Emile Griffith), silkscreen and dry pigment on paper, 2016

You don’t get to be the phoenix rising without the burn. It just doesn’t work that way. For every successful business owner, entrepreneur, or founder, there’s a story of walking through the fire. Transformation, both personal and professional, comes at […]

Making Maintenance a Vital Routine

Charles Heppner: Eutopia

Vitality, like so many other powerful words, has been diluted in meaning. Everything from skin cream to energy drinks promises vitality. The true meaning of the word is altogether more primal and immediate, and not something so easily commodified into […]

Risk Big. Fail Often. Stay Humble. Choose Happiness.

(c) ana teresa fernandez

To say 2017 was a game changer—nationally, globally, and individually—would be a grotesque understatement. The daily what-the-fuckery of the Trump administration, the tax “reform” bill, DACA, CHIP, FBI investigations, the ACA, the UN, and a host of other acronyms were […]

A Life of Purpose

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The purpose of life is a life of purpose. —Robert Byrne How do we keep going in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds? How do we overcome the dark forces of self-doubt and self-criticism which can sometimes cripple our ability to […]