With technology proliferating every single aspect of our lives it seems as though we're on a bullet train unable to take in the view out the window. It's all-encompassing and impresses a feeling of obligation in our daily lives. If you're not on, doing, or using X, Y, or Z then you'll be left behind. … Continue reading Will There Be Any Geniuses in the Future?
Tag: self improvement
The Overnight Transformation of Fitness
I was a typical skinny kid who naturally wanted to build muscle and get stronger. At 14 I started with a basic iron barbell and dumbbell set in my backyard. I used my father's homemade freestanding picnic table bench to perform numerous exercises from Arnold's The Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding. Armed with just those few … Continue reading The Overnight Transformation of Fitness
Why I Stopped Writing
I haven't written on this blog in quite some time. I also haven't written for any of my clients in a while either. Is it writer's block? Too busy and have no time to write? Uninterested? I wish it were one of those. They are mostly quantifiable with solid fixes. Writer's block is an easy … Continue reading Why I Stopped Writing
The Site Direction and What’s New
It's been a while since I posted anything. To spare you one of my personally most hated words (busy), I have been focusing my attention elsewhere lately. Specifically on writing fitness/bodybuilding articles and YouTube scripts for several sites. Still, no excuse. Recently, however, I've combined both of my sites into this one. BradJournals.com has now … Continue reading The Site Direction and What’s New
This One Word is How I Live My Life
Reading self-help/improvement books, articles, and posts can be a job within itself. Everyone is professing their step plans, concepts, and bullet points to follow with feverish dedication. It's a bit overwhelming, to say the least. What's more, and much more important, is the seemingly insurmountable act of putting these principles and tips into action. We … Continue reading This One Word is How I Live My Life
The Challenges of Clarity, Focus, Simplicity, and Minimalism
I'm finding myself at a place that I often visit from time to time. A time in my life when I feel the excess coming on and have the instinctual push to find more clarity, focus, and simplicity. The principle of minimalism comes to mind, but I believe that minimalism is only a subsection of … Continue reading The Challenges of Clarity, Focus, Simplicity, and Minimalism
How I’m Reducing Stress and Distraction and Improving Focus and Calm
How does one improve their ability to focus and create more calm in their lives? I'm sure you've seen this question addressed a time or two through the endless content available. Between self-help books, blog posts, videos, podcasts, etc. you've come across solutions in some form or another. My personal solution is to be present. … Continue reading How I’m Reducing Stress and Distraction and Improving Focus and Calm
How to Instantly Change Your Life
If you're anything like the rest of the world you turn to self-help content for answers on how to change your life. You scour books, blog posts, and videos in hopes to find that one nugget that will finally change it all. That one little thing or secret you've been missing to shift your world … Continue reading How to Instantly Change Your Life
Why I Don’t Use Social Media for Freelancing
One of the "golden rules" of freelancing and anything related to contract work or entrepreneurship is that you must utilize social media to its fullest extent. A quick Google search will quickly pull up a quaint billion or so results on algorithm hacks, marketing tricks, and best practices on how to game the system, get … Continue reading Why I Don’t Use Social Media for Freelancing
Will The Social Dilemma Make a Difference?
Have you watched The Social Dilemma on Netflix? Do you think it will change our perspective on how we use and view technology? Have you changed any usage habits of your own? I viewed the documentary a bit differently than most. As a follower of the Center for Humane Technology for a while now and … Continue reading Will The Social Dilemma Make a Difference?