#22for22

#22for22

Me, in the midst of a “real” push-up Have you heard of this? It’s similar to what brought so much attention to ALS a couple of years ago with the “Ice Bucket Challenge” but for completely different reasons. #22for22 is bringing awareness to the fact that 22 veterans...
Kids SHOULD Talk To Strangers

Kids SHOULD Talk To Strangers

Image: Paul Garaizar Stranger Danger. We teach our kids to speak with a stranger = danger. But what if blocking out children from strangers is exactly what leads them into dangerous situations. Troy and I have been taking Holden to swimming lessons with TONS of kids...
Impostor Syndrome Anyone?

Impostor Syndrome Anyone?

Image: Ivan Karasev The first time I heard this term was from my therapist (we all have one, right?) At the time, I’d been expressing some feelings of anxiety about my job at the time. I felt incompetent and that my boss was going to figure out sooner or later that I...
Let’s Talk Procrastination

Let’s Talk Procrastination

Image: Aron Van de Pol I put the “pro” in procrastination. Some people are better at it than others, but most of us are procrastinators to some degree. I have been known to put stuff off for so long, the issue goes away, or the circumstances change and my task becomes...
Twilight Zone Drought

Twilight Zone Drought

You remember that Twilight Zone episode where the Earth falls out of orbit and is too close to the sun and water becomes so scarce that life becomes scary? I probably saw that episode at way too young of age, and it’s always stuck with me. I’ve always turned off the...