Monthly Archives: October 2017

Embracing the Boring Life: A Short Chronicle of My Transition from (Mostly) Adventurer to (More of a) Homebody

Updated 8-20-21 It sometimes pains me to admit that my life is not as exciting as it was in the past. I look back fondly on my college years and my 20s when every weekend was full of adventure and … Continue reading

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You Can Be Passionate About Politics without Being a Jerk (And You Should – Here’s How)

I’m not sure about you, but in the months leading up to the last presidential election, and in the time since, I have been continually floored at how rude, tactless and malicious the state of political discussion in America has … Continue reading

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6 Tips to Make Cold Calling More Successful and Enjoyable

At the time of this writing, I am not sure which I naturally prefer: making cold calls or getting stabbed by my cat’s claws. The relative bliss of 20 simultaneous acute flesh wounds might top the list though. I’ll have … Continue reading

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How I Beat My Sugar Addiction: An Ongoing Victory Story

Ever since I was a small child, I’ve been a sweets enthusiast. Growing up, my mom would often refer to me as her “little sugar addict.” That was usually when I was either stuffing my mouth full of cookies or … Continue reading

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My Personal Commitments for 2017 & Beyond

This post is instead of publishing New Year’s Resolutions. I’m not talking about over-achieving early resolutions for 2018. I’m talking about for the year that is now three-quarters over. Try not to laugh at me. OK, fine, go ahead. As … Continue reading

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