100 Jobs That Make You Think

“This is your life, are you who you want to be?” — Switchfoot, lyrics from This Is Your Life Remember elementary school, when you were asked the very important question: What do you want to be when you grow up? What was your answer? More importantly, has your answer changed? In this article, I’ve listed […]

Stop Working So Hard to Make Money

My girlfriend Cassie comes home every night frustrated by the amount of effort she puts into her job. As an Arts and Crafts Counselor at a nearby Boys and Girls Club, she invests considerable time outside of the workplace into preparing for each workday — shopping for new craft materials, preparing the materials the night […]

Learn Something New

Have you outgrown your innate yearning for discovering new things? I know I did — because for a number of years I lived my life following a very strict and deliberate routine. During that time I rarely ever tried anything I hadn’t already done before. Regrettably, I was letting my rigidness get the better of […]

The Joys of being Flexibile and Spontaneous

Yesterday I flew to New Jersey because I felt like surfing. Some people think I’m crazy. They say “You can’t keep this up forever, you have to run out of money sometime.” Personally, I believe there’s nothing wrong with my intentions. Why should I put my life on pause — because I’m not making much […]

Connect With People

I lived in New Jersey for the first 24 years of my life. In February ’07, I moved to Michigan for a woman I fell in love with. Consequently, a ten hour drive separates me from everything and everyone familiar to me. Or at least that’s how I used to feel. In this article, I’ll […]