The Independent Indie and The Indie Space

Hello all! Been away for a short period of time, but I wanted to drop a post letting you all know what I've been up to. I'm working on two major projects right now, both of which are shown in the title of this post. What are they? The first is called The Independent Indie: … Continue reading The Independent Indie and The Indie Space

Begin

Photo by Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash I spent a lot of time waiting. Just waiting. I thought that at some point in the future I would recognize that it was "the perfect time" to begin pursuing my dreams. I wasted a lot of years that way. Granted, they weren't a total loss, because I learned … Continue reading Begin

How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step 5: Roar into the Storm

ROAR INTO THE STORM Step 5 is, admittedly, a little different. But it's an important one, so take it seriously and don't forget it. On this journey you will find yourself bound up with frustration. It's a result of going from "relieving" yourself at a moment's notice to simply not doing that. The goal here … Continue reading How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step 5: Roar into the Storm

How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step 4: Healing Your Wounds

If you don't allow yourself to heal, to forgive yourself, then you won't be able to overcome this addiction.

Being Authentically You – Why It’s Good for Your Soul (and Others)

Photo by Denis Agati on Unsplash I'm just gonna jump into it! First, there’s no one like you. What you create and say and do is unique to you. Keeping that bottled up is depriving the world of your art! There are a lot of people out there who would love to see what you … Continue reading Being Authentically You – Why It’s Good for Your Soul (and Others)

Controlled Burning

Photo by Jon Parker As I was hiking through the forest after night camping on a small mountaintop, I came across the scene in the photo above. This is a big deal. A much bigger deal than I would have thought before learning why the Forest Service does these burns. Many of you may have … Continue reading Controlled Burning

“Blinders On”

Photo by ian dooley on Unsplash I've been on a crazy Audible kick lately, and I'm currently listening to "Crushing It: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence - and How You Can, Too" by Gary Vaynerchuck. The book is full of value, but one thing stands out in my mind, and that is … Continue reading “Blinders On”

Monk Mode

Monk Mode was a way for me to say no to some of the instant gratification I so often sought. I could say, "No, I'm in Monk Mode right now. I need to focus." It helped quite a lot. But that phrase in and of itself is just a tool. It can help in the moment of temptation to get you through it, but eventually it grows stale without some kind of long-term commitment.

Why Am I Here?

Photo by Danny Howe on Unsplash Why am I here? It's a question that has plagued humanity since long before we could drown out our existential dread with alcohol, drugs, junk food, porn, video games, etc. It's a question that I've asked numerous times. Or is it? Is that the question I asked? Or are … Continue reading Why Am I Here?

How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step 3: The Battle of the Spirit

Photo by Mohamed Nohassi on Unsplash "For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms." Ephesians 6:12 There is a war happening all around us that most of us aren't … Continue reading How to Overcome Porn Addiction – Step 3: The Battle of the Spirit