Break it down

I used to think I was musically retarded. I was the absolute worst person in orchestra as a kid. I played the cello and I was terrible. Then, Mom got me into piano lessons. And once again, I was terrible. I learned how to play Chopsticks and some other easy…

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Listen to old people’s problems

A life hack I figured out from my 20s is rather than making fun of old folks like my peers did, I listened to them. I specifically listened to two things - their successes, and their failures. I also worked at a retirement home and noticed who lived and who…

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Even self-improvement folks have blind spots

Nobody likes to admit that the problem is themselves. If someone is single for a long time, the problem is them. If someone is constantly in real bad relationships, the problem is them. If someone is constantly broke, the problem is them. If someone is 50 pounds overweight, the problem…

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Advice to young people

A lot of people my age are losers. They complain to me that young folks don't listen to them. You know why? I wouldn't listen to them either if I were young. I take one look at them and immediately think "I don't want to be you when I grow…

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