Dancing With Fear

“There are all these places we could go to dance with fear. My mantra of ‘Everyone should have a blog and everyone should blog every day’ is primarily because if you cajole yourself into speaking a truth – your truth – every single day, on schedule, you will learn to…

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Becoming a Better Writer

Blog Subscribers, this is the month I’m going to inevitably fill up your inbox so let me just apologize up front. I promise it’s not because I don’t like you or because I love to hear myself talk (well, type). It’s just because this month in Praxis I’m starting the…

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A Note To My Late Stepmom

Upon moving to Texas by myself 4 months after your passing, I was faced with a state of grievance I was somewhat able to ignore before. In a place where I knew nobody, it wasn’t so easy to distract myself. Grievance is an ugly thing, but a necessary thing. You…

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Your Drive For Success May Be Wrongly Fed

This weekend will conclude my 5th week in Puerto Rico this summer.   I’ve spent many hours laying by salty shores, and many hours looking over foggy, rainy, sunny San Juan from my apartment patio.   I’ve trained 4 employees, all who are years older (and likely wiser) than me….

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Taking Initiative – Tropical Edition

  About 2.5 months ago, the startup I’m an apprentice at (MailLift) with got accepted to an accelerator in Puerto Rico (Parallel18), and moved out of Austin. They invited me to go with for 6 months or to move home, so I went home to Missouri to continue working for them…

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