Lesson #3: Don’t tell adult stories to kids

I’ve been fired more times than most people I know.

At first, I was extremely embarrassed about each of these five times. I’d tell everyone, even my best friends, some B.S. like “I was laid off” or “They let a bunch of us go, it wasn’t just me.”

But that…

Comparing is easy. Discipline is hard.

Even though it’s toxic, silly, and just doesn’t make sense, we all love comparing ourselves to others.

I used to do this all the time. When I first started writing, I would always look at other “better” writers, and see how many views they had, how many people followed them…

I’ve been playing a new video game called Tekken 7. It’s the latest installment of a long-time fighting game franchise.

There are over 50 characters, each with over 100(!) moves. Playing against opponents online is overwhelming and frustrating, and I’ve lose dozens of times to gimmicky, silly tactics that I…

#5: Life is short, so eat that cupcake.

“Easy choices, hard life. Hard choices, easy life.” -Anonymous

Looking back to my early 20s, it’s amusing to remember what I used to believe, and how I used to believe things worked.

I remember thinking my college degree would guarantee me a lucrative job with job security (ha!). I used…

Anthony Moore

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