Victimitis: The Mental Pandemic

In light of the “train wreck” that most people believe 2020 has been, I am going to state an unpopular opinion: 2020 has been a blessing in disguise. As of this blog post, the Coronavirus pandemic is still a battle both globally and nationally in the United States. It is highly unfortunate and saddening thatContinue reading “Victimitis: The Mental Pandemic”

Is Perception Reality?

As a high school Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) cadet, I learned a phrase that would subsequently stick with me throughout the rest of my life: Perception is Reality. Throughout the succeeding years, I found the phrase to continually pop up in both my personal and professional life. What I came toContinue reading “Is Perception Reality?”

Being Unapologetically You

In the recent weeks, I have had multiple conversations rooted in the ideas of self-confidence, transparency, and being true to oneself. I would argue that dependent on the generation, the culture, and the mindset you are brought up in, that you were not taught about the power of defining yourself. You were not taught theContinue reading “Being Unapologetically You”

Peaks and Valleys

34 days. It has been exactly 34 days since my last post on this blog. My hiatus stems from a variety of reasons which all converge at one point which affects all of us from time to time: the mind. To be perfectly candid, the beautifully composed abstract painting presented above, is a vivid representationContinue reading “Peaks and Valleys”

What Is Your Preferred Truth?

Recently, I had a conversation with a friend that sparked a biblical concept that many of us are familiar with: “the truth shall set you free”. Upon pondering about the concept deeper, I began to question it’s veracity. Does the truth actually set you free? Is truth objective or subjective? Is truth logical or emotional?Continue reading “What Is Your Preferred Truth?”

The Reset Button

I have often caught myself reminiscing on the previous interactions I have had with the many people in my life. I think about why certain interactions were positive, and why others were negative in the way they unfolded. Personally, I like to look at life through the lens of lessons learned versus feelings of guiltContinue reading “The Reset Button”

El Punto de No Retorno

Durante las últimas semanas, he tenido muchas conversaciones profundas con muchos amigos y familiares. No es ningún secreto que los Estados Unidos se está encaminando por un camino muy oscuro y caótico. Se están perdiendo vidas, se ha erosionado la confianza y una doctrina anarquista parece estar tomando el timón. Es irónico ver cómo nuestraContinue reading “El Punto de No Retorno”

The Point of No Return

Over the last few weeks, I have had a lot of profound and insightful conversations with many friends and family members. It is no secret that the United States is heading down a very dark and chaotic path. Lives are being lost, trust has been eroded, and an anarchistic doctrine seems to be taking theContinue reading “The Point of No Return”