Writer. Advice giver. Peanut butter and chocolate enthusiast.

30 Days of Joy: The Virtue of Slowing Down

Recently, I wrote about the affirmation that could change your life.

Last week, I decided to start writing it out by hand — and immediately felt a shift in the process.

This morning, I had to shift the process again.

30 Days of Joy: When the Ordinary Becomes the Extraordinary

The other day, I said goodbye to my old car.

Yesterday, my wife and I bought a new one. And today, for the first time, I drove my new car to work.

It was a nerve-wracking experience.

30 Days of Joy: My Wife and I Hate the Same Things

My wife and I are meant to be.

And while I never question that, it’s always nice to be reminded of that.

Today brought two reminders.

3 Rules for Owning Your Destiny

When things aren’t the way we want them to be, our tendency is to blame everyone but ourselves, at least initially.

Lord knows it’s mine.

But that’s a habit that can be, and needs to be, broken

30 Days of Joy: Thanks for the Ride

A man and his car.

It’s a relationship as symbiotic as peanut butter and chocolate.

One of the classic images of Americana is a guy in his driveway, a beer in one hand, a wrench in the other, working under the hood on a Saturday afternoon.