On Becoming a Better Man, Human, and Father

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One body. One mind.

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“Your entire life happens inside your body.
It’s the one home you will always occupy and can never sell…
Everything is downstream from how your body is functioning.” @jamesclear
This quote shook me.
It refocused me to take care of my mental and physical wellbeing.
One body. One mind. That’s all we get.
 

13 Years since I Walked Away

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13 years since I walked away…
from my dependable job with benefits and reliability. Still standing and thriving.
Don’t be fooled by the hype. It’s not easy.
It’s not recommended for the faint of heart. But I had to bet on myself and went all in.
Plus I don’t have a heart.
 

I wish I could remember

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I wish I could remember the last time…
they ran into my arms & then I tossed them in the air.
The glee & laughter would set the tone for the ride home.
They’d tell me about their week and all the new friends they made.
Then they’d ask about our plans for the weekend and what adventures we were going on.
I wish I could remember. #fatheringfromadistance
 

I asked my mom recently

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I asked my mom recently:
Of all the worries you had about your children, how many of them came true?
She replied: Very few.
But yet she worried about all the potential things that could go wrong making herself miserable and sad.
 

Focusing is about saying no

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“Focus is about saying no.”
-Steve Jobs
In a world filled with distractions and hundreds of open tabs that you will “get to later”-
saying no allows you to stay laser-focused.
Easier said than done. Especially when you have to say no to people.
 

On Becoming a Better Man, Human, and Father