I help people sustainably enjoy their lives, and sustainably live lives they enjoy. That means if I discover a concept that can help people do just that, dispelling beliefs that are causing people harm and frustration, it’s my obligation to share. Most people have this belief about happiness that’s hurting them. And they might thinkContinue reading “The evils of the Cult of Happiness”
What’s wrong with this picture? Trevor, a ceramic artist, sits down at his potter’s wheel. His shirt is flecked with grey streaks, dried into the fabric of his shirt from hours of practice on his craft. He gets the clay, wedges it and goes to work. With wet hands, he centers the clay, builds itContinue reading “Perfectionist post”
By wanting to live a passionate, fulfilling life you’ve already failed. Now I don’t mean to be harsh. Your desire is natural – we all want a fulfilling, enjoyable life. I want it too. But there’s something in the way you’re approaching the problem that’s getting in your way from the start. Have you everContinue reading “The Passion Paradox”
It’s been a while since I shared something like this. Vulnerable. Real. I’ve been working so hard on myself that I’ve closed off from sharing my process. And I’ve been so worried about how I brand my site. And to some extent it’s important. But I forgot the most important thing… actually sharing content. IContinue reading “Why you hate your life:”
I met this guy as a passenger in my Uber. He comes in with a thick, thick moustache, complete with loop-di-loopness. So I say… “You must be pretty creative.” He says yup and we talk about the things he does. But he does everything. Photography, bartendering etc. Everything but skinning cats. I knew I hadContinue reading “He’s a Renaissance Man!”
I loooove burning things. It’s fun. Those of you who know me, know I love laser cutters. In fact, I’m buying one in the next few months! Well last year my friend Kimmie Grau hit me up. “Joe! I’m going to a craft fair and I want you to come!” “Where at?” I was downContinue reading “SO HOT HE BURNS… WOOD.”
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