In case you missed all the posts about growing grit a la Angela Duckworth, here’s a handy roundup post and link to my IG graphic! Interest | Reflect on what … Continue reading Be A Rockstar | Growing Grit From The Inside Out
Tom Petty may have said it best. You will face setbacks and fear, but with courage, motivation, and defiant resilience (hope), you can make it through Hell.
Grit requires a different type of hope from the belief the sun will come up in the morning. This hope involves the expectation our efforts will affect the future. Luck … Continue reading Be A Rockstar | Hope
Hope can be learned through cognitive behavioral therapy, and optimism serves as helpful tool along with it.
Two weeks ago, I experienced a bad fibro day. No. Not bad. I experienced fibro pain so overwhelmingly dreadful, I laid on the floor, writhing in a pit of frustration, … Continue reading Surviving Fibromyalgia: A Guide By A Metalhead
Would you be so audacious as to hope? It’s the choice to keep going. Make it.
Did you think this would be all about you? Rockstars worth their salt aren’t so obsessed with only improving themselves. Rockstars possess purpose. “If I’m not changing people’s lives, what … Continue reading Be A Rockstar | Purpose
Find your motivation from within. Motivation can stem from external sources, but much of the time, it stems from an internal personal drive. Unlike extrinsic sources of motivation, such as … Continue reading Rockstar Tips #9: Be Your Own Motivation
Find your interests. Seek your purpose. It’s science, not BS. #AngelaDuckworthGrit
Follow your passion and persevere like good ol’ Vinnie Paul Abbott. Whether it was music, food, or a fusion of both (he wrote a cookbook!) , give it everything you … Continue reading Lyricals #15: Everything You’ve Got
Often in life, your creations manifest out of the fusion between multiple paths. A shoebox by one of my favorite designers, Vince Camuto, inspired me to share this quote. From … Continue reading Lyricals #14: Style Infused
So, where the Hell have you been? 2020 never happened… Okay. I know. I’ve not written as much this year. 2020 threw off most people’s groove, including mine. I planned … Continue reading “2020 Never Happened…” And Other Things I’m Telling My Future Children