How a Silly Black Wooden Table Changed My Life
I’m writing these words in the spare room of our apartment. I set my desk in one of the corners — a silly black Ikea table that doesn’t even have storage — along with a comfy chair to sit on.
I Did Yoga Every Day for 1 Month and This Is What Happened
Less than a year ago, I assumed yoga was not a sport. Just plain stretching. Which would have been good for me, since I am as flexible as a hundred-year-old tree trunk. But I didn’t see the point.
23 Years Old, Sober
My weakness is beer. I love it. I love that there are so many variations within one drink category. So many colors, tastes, levels of bitterness. I also appreciate a good Piña Colada or a Spritz at a beach bar in the summer.
Everything’s Going Well in Your Life but You Feel Miserable. Here’s Why
Yesterday was objectively a good day. I woke up naturally at 7:30 am, read with my first cup of coffee of the day, meditated, journaled, wrote just over 1,000 words for my book, wrote a post for Medium, and found out that one of my articles was getting more views than usual. Then I had lunch, took a short nap, tackled some freelance deadlines, and celebrated the end of my day reading in the grass while sipping a ginger beer in the Buttes-Chaumont park. Finally, my girlfriend came home from work and we spent the evening together.
8 Lessons Yoga Taught Me
Yoga was one of those things that I knew could benefit me, but it took me a long time to actually consider it. I was very skeptical of the so-called benefits. For me, it wasn’t a sport, and I’m not flexible anyway. I guess some things need time to mature.
Top 5 Books I’ve Read in the Last 365 Days
My reading list currently has over 60 entries. Which means two things. First, I’m a pretty organized reader. Second, the books I start reading better be good, or I’ll drop them and move on to the next one. I have no time to waste.
152 Reasons to Be Alive
Life is good, and often for very special, tiny, specific reasons. Here are mine. 1. The feeling of well-being after sport 2. The soft lips of the person you love against yours