Singular Enhancement Optimization: Personal Decisions Matter

By Dan Coleman A popular unspoken belief is that living in a free society means a person is at liberty to do what one wants, when one wants, without accountability to anyone, as long as no law is broken. The following story provides evidence to reject this notion by illustrating how a young boy’s decisionsContinue reading “Singular Enhancement Optimization: Personal Decisions Matter”

Reflections on 2021 and Intentions for 2022

By Tyler Hayes Lessons Learnt in 2021 It’s evident that everyone is focused on the future right now, but I believe it is critical to reflect on the past to move forward. 2021 was a roller coaster ride for most of us, particularly me. But I want to think of it as a warm-up yearContinue reading “Reflections on 2021 and Intentions for 2022”

The Ups and Downs of Trying in 2022

By Brian Thornsburg I came into the new year with high hopes for good things and to accomplish some pretty tasks, but quickly found myself falling back into old cycles. I started not going out again, despite going out two times the previous week as a part of a new years resolution. I then startedContinue reading “The Ups and Downs of Trying in 2022”

2022: There’s No App for That!

By J.D. Altamirano Nostalgia ruins conversations. Practiced conversationalists actively avoid reliving banal experiences with episodic retellings of misadventures past. This well known truism informs how many of us see ourselves – refined, topical, and engaging. But the temptation of casting ourselves as the hero of all of our stories unfailingly prevails upon us so thatContinue reading “2022: There’s No App for That!”

January 2022: The First Month of my New Self

By Paige Ort 2021 was a challenging year, to put it delicately. The beginning of another year naturally puts us in the mindset of making changes. We start to take inventory of what we want to leave in the previous one and cultivate in the new one, and there seems to be great promise forContinue reading “January 2022: The First Month of my New Self”

2022 Month 1 Recap, with 11 to go

By Megan Johnson McCullough The month of January brings a fresh energy to our mind, body, and spirit, as if we have a new blank slate to the upcoming year. As a gal who is constantly ambitious and driven, January doesn’t mean a fresh start to me, rather, it means how can I do whatContinue reading “2022 Month 1 Recap, with 11 to go”

New Years Goals

By Eliza Gale I was sitting in a crowded Atlanta Greyhound Station on New Year’s Eve, waiting for a bus to Dallas. The tired travelers at the station all smiled wearily when they heard the revelers cheer at midnight. As I boarded the bus, I wondered if I should bother to make new year’s resolutions.Continue reading “New Years Goals”