Tag: stress

Kierkegaard finale (or "Why your hobbies matter now more than ever")

Kierkegaard finale (or "Why your hobbies matter now more than ever")
I clicked the blue publish button. Closed the laptop. Walked down the foggy street to that little bar in Rosario, Argentina, right by the Paraná River. Søren Kierkegaard was still there, jotting down notes on a napkin. Note: This is a work of fiction/philosophy. For this post to make more sense, I recommend starting with the first... Read more »

Medium Rare will return September 16th. Here's what's going on

Medium Rare will return September 16th. Here's what's going on
In the spirit of giving things 79%, I’m going on one of my longest blog vacations since starting Medium Rare over five years ago. It pains me to do because, for me, writing and posting this blog is one of the highlights of each week. But I’m heading into a really busy six weeks and need... Read more »

Relaxed people stress me out

I was standing in line at the rental car place. The line was only about 20 people deep, but each couple took 15 minutes once they got to the front desk. Ashley was outside standing by the suitcases. I was inside on a mission to stay calm. We had been in Italy for nine or... Read more »
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Big decisions are overrated (part 2)

Note – You can definitely hop in here, but I recommend starting with Part 1 to understand a few of the references. In a few months, I will be launching a Facebook page called “Real Life Newsfeed.” This page will share life as it really is rather than just the highlight reel of constant good... Read more »

Moving sucks: The war story continues

An email just went out. And, if you’re anything like me, you tried to pretend it didn’t exist. Maybe not a full delete, but a casual ignore. The email reads: Hey guys, I’m moving this Saturday and was wondering if anyone is available to help out. Any help appreciated! Thank you! The email is polite.... Read more »