I love sharing and connecting with like-minded people. Years ago when I discovered the power of personal development, and journaling, I decided to write much of what I learned in this blog, share with the world, and make friends in the process.
Throughout this time, this blog has given me the opportunity to meet thousands of […]
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” ~Mark Twain
Now that the second year is behind me I get about a minute to breathe as I transition into clinic and start studying for the board exam.
My idea of using that minute is spending time with good […]
“Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.” ~William Butler Yeats
Last night I had the honor of meeting one of my long time heros Mark Sisson. I think of this man every time I eat, literally, and he’s responsible for lightning a fire for me, many of my friends and family, and many […]
Meaning, and ‘most meaningful’, are all very subjective terms. Pretty much everything we see, hear, and feel is open for interpretation, and skewed by our past experiences. I believe it’s the meaning that we choose to place on things, whether deliberately, or without thought, that is the driving force to why we make all of […]
I have to be honest, Dental School pushes me to my limits. A lot of times I feel like I’m paddling in the middle of the ocean, and just when I get a hold of a raft, they make things harder. They know exactly what we’re going through, they know when we adapt, and they […]
I’m not going to lie, I’m thrilled and humbled about my inclusion in SUCCESS magazine‘s December issue. It is a pleasant surprise because of the way that it came to fruition. I shouldn’t even say fruition, because it’s not like I had a strategy to this happening.
Right after the first semester of dental school, in […]
This is a guest post by Pace Smith of the Connection Revolution.
Imagine someone who lives an awesome life. A rock star, a millionaire, a professional surfer, a monk, a bestselling author — whatever comes to mind.
Photo by TravOC
What do they have that you don’t? More importantly, how did they get it?
All the awesome […]
I’m glad that you’ve exercised your personal freedom by choosing to stop by my site and give this article a read. I hope that you leave with even more freedom than you came with!
In this life I am free. How is that possible? How can that be when the laws of government and gravity, and […]
This is a guest post by Armen Shirvanian.
To get into a state of feeling winning confidence, you need to form a foundation of successes for that confidence to lean on. A person who feels hesitation or weakness to implement a plan, or to ask for something, would be smart in building up a package […]
In order to satisfy my curiosity about how perfect attendance would affect my school performance, I decided to undertake a 30 day trial, during which time I would not allow myself to miss class; no matter what.
My thoughts going into this experiment was that I would have different types of exposure to the material, be […]