Body Language

When I got into the workforce at the age of 13 I was always told, “hands out of pockets!” It really annoyed me. I had long arms I didn’t know what to do with. A home rule at least while I was living with my dad in the summer. “Get your elbows off the table.”…

“Do it when you’re young.”

When I was kid my dad was adamant about my posture, work ethic, and manners. I was put to work in a hot warehouse when I just turned 13. My mom told him how little I was trying in school. She shipped me off to live with him for a month. He worked seven days…

Millennial’s stand up!

I was born in 1991. I didn’t have tablets or paper thin touch screen laptops. Internet was dial up, and Ethernet cords, no WiFi. Research was done with books not computers. We had computer labs but to me sifting through books and taking notes was more efficient. MTV provided a wide variety of music videos….

Desires as a Child vs. Desires as an Adult

When I was a child I had a lot of naive fantasies. My expectations now are more grounded and less ego centric. As a kid you don’t have the life experience to put yourself in someone else’s shoes. Then: “Man, how cool would it be if someone saw my struggles and handed me the keys…

Kindness is the Remedy for a Non-Confrontational Life

There’s a lot of reasons I ended up becoming an aggressive and direct person. I don’t care to stroll through memory lane as to why. Being direct is something I pride myself on. It’s a blue collar trait I’ve always admired. There’s no need to dance around a subject. Lets not speak in passive aggressive…