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Okay in letting go

I’m learning the hard way that it’s okay to let go. For the longest time I had this belief of not giving up under any circumstances. I applied this thinking in my professional and personal lives. I adopted the philosophy while playing video games (I’m looking at you Dark Souls.) I found the biggest example of my never-say-die attitude in my relationships with friends. I’ve often joked that my greatest strength is my greatest weakness;…

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Disconnecting to make other connections

I will try something new. I’m spending one day offline from the world. What that means for me is that I will pick a day of the week — most likely Sunday — where I disconnect from my phone, internet and other sources of connectivity that seems to invade my daily life. I feel the need to decompress from it all for a bit. Giving myself a day off from the digital deluge will give me…

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Update

To say it’s been a long while since I’ve updated the blog is an understatement. I can’t believe this is my first post of 2017 and it’s almost a quarter over. It’s not to say I haven’t been productive; I mean Ive gotten myself into incredible shape over the last three months. But when it comes to writing, I have been slacking. I said a long time ago that I would either be a writer…

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Well I’ll be damned

I originally wanted to start this week off by writing about my vacation experiences in Thailand, but after waking up to the announcement that Donald J. Trump was elected as the 45th president of our country, I felt the need to get this out of my system. It’s sort of like having to burp after downing a can of Diet Coke. A necessity. He wasn’t my choice for president. Neither was Hilary. Yet, he is…

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Is Vince McMahon’s WWE too big to fail?

Earlier this week, online media outlets reported World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) placed a bid to purchase its competitor, Impact Ventures, which produces Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). The reports came days after news broke that Billy Corgan, frontman of the rock group Smashing Pumpkins and minority shareholder of TNA was looking to purchase the company outright from majority shareholder, Dixie Carter. Carter, daughter of Panda Energy International owners Robert and Janice Carter, stepped down as…

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