• Back to the Future

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    My last post generated just the right amount of negative commentary for my tastes. Some people thought I was just poking a stick in their eye. Others thought that I wasn’t talking nonsense and was just reinforcing the framework of their lives. Either way, I leave you with this in conclusion: the only, in my opinion, good self help book is a how to book. If I ever feel that I need help I’ve never once considered emotional help but rather I look for the tools to help me climb that mountain. How to tie knots. How to make snow shoes. I don’t look up how to feel like a winner. You’ll feel like a winner on top of that summit. Now let’s talk about going back to the future. Continue Reading

  • [not] Self Help

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    The irony isn’t lost on me that at the exact time I start to ponder, and get into discussions with others, regarding attitude and self help topics, the new year and it’s burdensome “new you” resolutions are upon us. Like most thought exercises, the kickoff came from a small talk comment that exploded into something more. Call it a rant; I call it philosophy. Continue Reading