This post is about how I disagree with the phrase "opportunity knocks" and feel it should be changed a bit. If you're interested in my thoughts on that phrase, give this a read!
This post discusses 5 practical ideas that can be used to increase focus and productivity. If you find yourself distracted often, give this a read!
In this post, I discuss what FOPO is and how the fear of other people's opinions can hold us back from being not only our true selves, but our best selves. If you feel like you've been fearing other people's opinions too much, give this a read!
This post is about how the Dunning Kruger Effect can have an influence on our habits and our ego. If you're curious about understanding the Dunning Kruger Effect and how it influences our habits and ego, give this a read!
In this post, I discuss 5 life lessons that I've learned during my time reflecting and reading over the past several years. If you're looking for some life wisdom to chew on, look no further than this post!
This post is about why we need to stop looking for shortcuts in life and instead should try to make lifestyle changes. If you find yourself always looking for shortcuts, check this post out!
In this post, I discuss an analogy that I created that relates to how we can make more informed decisions about things we should or shouldn't do. If you find yourself regretting some of the decisions you make, give this post a read!
This post is a follow up to Tiny Habits, where I discuss in more depth how to design for specific behavioral change. If you're looking to make some positive changes in your life, but are unsure where to start, look no further than this post!
This post is inspired by my current reading of Tiny Habits. If you're looking to make some big changes, but looking to start small, and need some ideas about how, look no further than this post!
This is a post where I discuss how we can be our own heroes and there is no need to look outside of ourselves for inspiration. If you've been having trouble being inspired, look no further than this post!
In this post, I discuss a phrase from my high school basketball coach that holds a lot of wisdom about responsibility and accountability. If you're trying to be better with responsibility and holding yourself accountable, look no further than this post!
In this post, I discuss how it is important to celebrate micro-progression during our self-improvement journey. If you're curious about what micro-progression is, and how you can use it to improve your journey, give this a read!
In this post, I discuss how challenging it can be for people to rethink their thoughts, perspectives, and beliefs. If you're curious about why that is, or why you have a hard time rethinking, give this a read!
In this post, I discuss a strategy that can increase alertness and calmness. If you are having some challenges finding alertness and calmness, give this a read!
This post is all about self-sabotaging behavior and how it's a big obstacle that we all face. If you find yourself engaging in self-sabotaging behaviors, give this a read!
In this post, I examine what Imposter Syndrome is, how it can be harmful or helpful, and what we can try to do to tilt it in our favor. If you've been experiencing, or have experienced Imposter Syndrome, look no further than this post!
In this post, I discuss the importance of unlearning and relearning in order to update our ways of thinking and being. If you find yourself wanting to unlearn and relearn about what you think you know, give this a read!
This is a blog post that discusses how we're too outcome driven in today's society and we're not as focused on the process of becoming. If you find yourself feeling the need to be validated by outcomes, give this a read!
This is a post that discusses how we can find more meaning in our lives, based on some of Viktor Frankl's ideas from logotherapy. If you've been feeling like your life is losing its meaning, don't wait any longer and give this a read!
This post is all about the fickleness of flow state. In it, there is some insight about how challenging it can be to reach one of these states, the elements that are present while in this state, and some tools as to how to arrive there. If you've been wondering how to create more flow in your life, check this out!
In this blog post, I talk about how transparency is often the best teacher in life. I offer some insight about why it's important and how we can be a bit more transparent with ourselves. Enjoy!
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 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 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.
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.
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!