This is part three of a three part series about dopamine. In this part, I discuss how dopamine influences how we perceive the world and how it influences creativity and madness. If you've been curious about why you perceive the world the way you do and why creativity is associated with madness, give this a read!
In part 2 of a 3 part series about dopamine, I discuss how dopamine influences the different relationships that we have in our lives. From romantic relationships, to friendships, and work relationships, dopamine plays a factor in how some of the events of these relationships play out. If you've ever been curious about why some of your relationships play out the way that they do, give this a read!
This post is about the neurotransmitter, dopamine, and how it affects a lot of what we experience in terms of desire and decision making. If you're curious about how dopamine affects our desires and decisions, give this a read!
This is a recent poem I wrote about the concept of enough. Sometimes, we struggle that we feel what we're doing isn't enough. If you find yourself feeling that way at times, give this poem a read!
This post is about how we can tap into unknown potential through visualization. If you've been curious about how to increase potential in certain areas of your life, give this a read!
This post is all about how body language sends other people screaming messages about how we're feeling. if you're curious about the messages you might be sending with your body language, give this a read!
This post is about how it's okay to not have your life all figured out because it is a common, shared experience amongst all walks of life. If you find yourself feeling this way, give this a read!
This is a poem about how opening your perspective of life makes things a bit more beautiful. Enjoy!
This post is all about how accepting death can actually make us more grateful for life. If you find yourself being challenged with the idea of death, give this a read!
Are you at a point where you don't want to be eating healthy 24/7/365 because you know it's unrealistic for you and still have body composition goals? Check out this post about tracking macros and you might be able to not only have cake, but eat it too!
This post is about how comparing ourselves to and envying others can rob us of our own joy. If you have a tendency to compare yourself to others, give this a read!
This blog post is all about masks and projections. If you find yourself metaphorically wearing a mask during certain points of your day and feeling unauthentic, give this post a read!
This post is all about the importance of patience! It dives into the effects of impatience, the benefits of having patience, and we can start doing to increase our patience. Enjoy!
In this post, I discuss how emotions can create a bit of a ripple effect, if we allow them to. If you feel like your emotions are often affecting parts of your days and weeks, give this a read!
This post is all about habits! Some information about habits that we're aware of (or perhaps not!), how they form, and the role that dopamine plays in the forming of habits. Enjoy!
This blog is all about self-awareness and the process to engage in if you want to create more self-awareness in your life. Enjoy!
This is a clip from the podcast episode "Sober October" of the "Wednesday Wisdom" podcast with Jimmy Warden. In this clip, Jaren Jeffcoat talks about the trials and errors of how he has created a daily schedule to allow him to complete his work responsibilities and incorporate self-care. Enjoy!
This blog is about the dangers of dwelling on the past or the future and the benefits of being present in each present moment. If you're someone who dwells a lot on the past or future, give this a read!
If you're someone who prefers accessing information through video, check out then new informative videos page where you can find clips from my podcasts and blogs, just like the video below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LqL81pymHY&t=11s
This is a poem about how life can be "like a river" where we're uncertain about the direction it will take us and what we can try to do to "enjoy the ride". Enjoy!
This post is all about why we should give to others, as well as why we should forigve ourselves and others, in order to have a better holiday season. Enjoy!
This blog post is all about the "willingness meter". It is a way to gauge whether or not we should engage in tasks or actions that either bring us joy or do not bring us joy. If you find yourself engaging in a lot of things that you don't enjoy, give this post a read!
In this post, I discuss some takeaways from a recent podcast I listened to that discussed why we love to feel frustrated and why we quit. I found it quite insightful, so hopefully the takeways will be, too. Enjoy!
I have been mediating on death the past couple of days after finishing a recent book of mine and these are some of the thoughts that have come to me in that time. Enjoy!
In this blog, I discuss the importance of living out your priorities and provide some insight to why it can be challenging. If you're looking to live your priorities, look no further than this blog!
In this blog post, I discuss what anxiety is, what it looks like and feels like, and how we can cope with it. If you're looking for tips on how to combat your personal anxiety, look no further than this post!
This blog post is all about how we all need to try to embrace life's journey more than its destinations. If you're someone who is struggling with that concept, look no further than this post!
Several takeaways that I had upon completion of Sober October. Read about how you can also use these takeaways to make changes in your life, too! Enjoy!
This blog post is all about the mindfulness and meditation technique of noting. It will provide the reader some practical ways of reducing stress, anxiety, and depression in their lives. If you're looking for ways to reduce feelings of stress, anxiety, or depression, look no further than this post!
As I enter the home stretch of the Sober October challenge, here is a recap of how the "second leg" of the race has been going. Enjoy!
A post about how we can try to let go of what won't matter in five years, enjoy!
A post about why it is important to self-analyze your character and how we can make incremental improvements with it.
By Jimmy Warden Up before the sunStars are out past their bed timeEarly morning sky
By Jimmy Warden The deafening noiseRings shrill in both of the earsNothing but silence
A short blog post about how we can overcome regrets we have about our past in order to create a more ideal present and future.
This poem is about how we can begin to make changes together as Americans for the future generations that follow us. Enjoy!
A collection of thoughts on what I feel like “putting yourself in order” means, for now, and how lots of people can benefit from it.
A poem I wrote about knowledge and knowing.
If you feel like you’re not living up to your own expectations, give this a read, to understand why it’s important that you do.
Messy room? Here are 5 reasons why you should clean it, now!
If you’re stuck in a rut in this quarantine, give this post a read and hopefully it can get you in a better frame of mind to make some positive changes during these challenging times.
A poem about how our perceptions influence our expectations of how reality should be.
This is a short poem I wrote about a conviction of mine. Read more to find out what that is!
By Jimmy Warden Do you ever find your emotions are feeling irregular? To the point where things just feel “off” or maybe so much so that you feel extreme amounts of negative emotion? If so, you’re not the only one. Everyone feels that way at one point or another. Unfortunately, that’s just a part of … Continue reading Emotional Regulation
A little brightness for some dark days we’ve been having!
A short poem about my thoughts on the game of life. Enjoy!
A little piece about why we don't need to wait until the new year to get after our goals!
A poem about how we should try to think about the day in and day out challenges we face and how we can support each other's authenticity.
A little poem I wrote when I was curious about whether my being was enough. If you've had thoughts like that, give this a read!
A quick introduction for why I started my blog and what type of content I will be sharing. Give this blog a follow!