Focus (“Solitary”)

Solitary Hey, Frameshifters. I have had some very interesting conversations over the past two weeks about focus. Specifically, as I transition into focusing more and more on my coaching practice, I notice that I struggle to -- well, FOCUS. I like to think that I have a vast supply of energy to draw from on… Continue reading Focus (“Solitary”)

Incubus in Concert! (“Unfurl” / “Shiny”)

Unfurl / Shiny I’ll reiterate what I said last night, “OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG!” Watching Incubus in concert last night was so very very awesome. I think it’s the third time I’ve seen them in concert? So good. This post might get a little meander-y, as I want to touch on two components of… Continue reading Incubus in Concert! (“Unfurl” / “Shiny”)

PSA – Look a gift horse in the mouth [update!]

Hi, all. Quick update to my PSA - Look a gift horse in the mouth post. The same person contacted me again without realizing it. I now feel comfortable posting the false identity of the person. I held off on posting this because the notion of doxxing someone is terribly problematic to me. I know… Continue reading PSA – Look a gift horse in the mouth [update!]

“None of this is real.”

I was text chatting with a friend of mine who recently went through a bad break-up. She said she was trying not to be angry. I asked her, “Why not be angry?” and she said, “None of this is real. It’s all an illusion.” Now, this produced an interesting response in me, converse to a… Continue reading “None of this is real.”

PSA – Look a gift horse in the mouth

Hi, all (he shouts out to the interwebs, not sure who’s listening)! Long time no talk. Something a little bit different today… A public service announcement of sorts. ”Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.” - Anonymous “If you are going to ride it somewhere, though… well, at least make sure it’s a horse.… Continue reading PSA – Look a gift horse in the mouth

Exhausted

I have no idea what purpose this post will serve, but I'm writing it anyway. I am exhausted. Flat out, running on fumes, people looking at me saying, “Ryan, are you OK?” exhausted. The wax from the candle is pooling on both sides of me and I'm wondering, “How long is this f#(&ing candle?!” I… Continue reading Exhausted

Living a Life without Belief

On this Easter Sunday, I wanted to start a conversation about something I have been thinking about for years. It all started with the movie Dogma, in which the thirteenth apostle, Rufus, says “I think it’s better to have ideas. You can change an idea. Changing a belief is trickier…” I thought, Hmmm… What would… Continue reading Living a Life without Belief