The new normal

When I was a young’n I dabbled a lot in athletics. I ended up being the (heavily disputed) fastest sprinter in my prep school, but in the beginning I was the worst. It didn’t help either that I was tall and lanky. People looked down on tall sprinters at the time, Usain Bolt didn’t bring it into fashion yet. Every …

What is real…

Sometimes... its not true. It's what we believe

“How do you define real? If you’re talking about what you can feel, what you can smell, what you can taste and see, then real is simply electrical signal interpreted by the brain.” – Morpheus from The Matrix It’s generally accepted that the sky is blue and the grass is green, and rightly so, we’ve identified that as the “truth”. …

Knocking out champions with animal instincts

What to do when motivation runs out

There’s a phenomenal scene from this anime I used to watch. Most anime shows go WAY over the top, and this one was no exception.

Very few people think about this

How to conquer the one thing worse than fear itself

Fear is a theory. We’re afraid of a possibility that may not even come true. We get so caught up in the theory of what might happen, that it stops us from taking a single step. Fear is a theory, but regret is reality.

Sleep Your Way to Success

Deliberate Success Every Step of the Way

Deliberate Success Every Step of the Way | Amazing Gains

This is it, Freedom Chaser. What you see in the mirror is it. This isn’t a PSA about YOLO or the cliché that we have no second chances.

How to Plant a Rose in the Sand

Using Gratitude to Erase Negativity

Using Gratitude to Erase Negativity | Amazing Gains

If you feel like you have no idea what you’re doing, don’t worry. Sometimes I don’t either. That’s natural, it’s actually normal. Actually, if you know someone who has their entire life together they’re either lying to you or they’ve given up on pushing themselves. You’re doing the best you can with the tools you’ve been given in your life. …

Wet Hot Tropical Summer

Navigating Life's Seasons

Navigating Life's Seasons

The summer is SUPER hot. If you’re not in the tropics right now, you’re missing out. It’s the one time per year in life I realize that all year round the sun was only playing around, “Just kidding! The real show is about to begin!” This summer makes me think about the human race – but this could be the …