Inner Happiness

Crazy Life, Heart & Spirit, Inner Happiness

All The Ways We Hear Go F@*k Yourself and Think It’s Normal

“I want …” I began to say eagerly, standing my ground in a self assured stance of confidence. What came next was a complex dissertation of reasonings, the kind you would expect to hear from an pompous ivy league Professor wearing an obnoxiously long scarf, surrounded by too many students to count, all positioned in a theater style classroom of…read more
Guy Stuff, Heart & Spirit, Inner Happiness, Personal Development

The Shocking Truth I Discovered about Vulnerability as a Man

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I have a confession: vulnerability is confusing to me. Like, really confusing! It feels counter-intuitive. Why is there a fascination with the human struggle and failure? Stand in any checkout line and a dozen magazines bombard the celebrities with public mishap of the affair, drinking binge or poorly posed swimsuit photo with greater attention than wearing couture on the red…read more
Heart & Spirit, Inner Happiness, Personal Development, Relationships

The Only Way I Can Be Vulnerable With You

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My fingers crack with the energy of fire. My eyes dart in avoidance to a staring laptop, taunting my cowardice to open my heart and whack at the 26 keys that are the stepping stones that travel deeper into the parts of my unknown soul. A good life is like making the perfect campfire, requiring patience to form the structure…read more
Crazy Life, Inner Happiness, Spiritual

Breakthrough Essentials To Thriving

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Are You Thriving or Trapped in the Limitation Box? How do we break from limitations and thrive in life? We consume the books, quiet ourselves in meditation, flood the churches and contort our bodies in yoga studios seeking enlightenment. The wise teachers say it's right there inside us all along, yet we often live like men dying of thirst trekking…read more
Inner Happiness, Purpose & Passion

Create the Life You Want or, Tolerate the Life You Have.

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It takes guts to create the life you want, versus tolerate the life you have. In spite of all the development, the education, the advances we make, we all exist in some level of toleration. We don't truly realize just how dangerous this is. Like a prolonged erosion of your house's foundation, we never know the danger we live upon…read more
Crazy Life, Inner Happiness

Choosing Life or Death

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A friend decided to leave this earth the other day. Just gone…no goodbyes. Drove to the cemetery, posted a Facebook message asking us to care for her three children and then, shot herself.How do I phrase what happened, i mean, what’s appropriate or accurate, or will bring comfort to others? Shit, what is the protocol? We’re all just awkwardly looking…read more
Communcation, Inner Happiness, Personal Development, Relationships

What is Codependency? Overcoming Unhealthy Relationshps & Recovery Stages for Enmeshed Familes

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https://youtu.be/aUleCPM-Ym4 What is Codependency? A popular word among the well-meaning self-help books we consume these days. In an effort to eradicate any pain we feel, we look to our relationships as an outside indicator that something has gone wrong and we've become enmeshed with another human. Triumphantly we break free into a state of self-empowered independence, often only to long…read more
Inner Happiness, Personal Development

Gratitude is Suffocating Your Happiness!

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https://youtu.be/RpBbFAxJnWs Gratitude is suffocating your happiness! Kind of an unpopular comment when so many of us use grateful verbiage to move ourselves to better emotional states. But what do we do with unexpressed emotions that are eroding our lives and keeping us in a legacy of toxic compulsive behaviors? Explore the idea with me that often gratitude needs to be…read more