Below are links to some of my favorite articles on living an extraordinary life, this is a great place to start. In an effort to help you find the one that would best serve you, I’ve narrowed the subjects down into three categories.
For a complete list of all the articles, visit the archive
My Wife Is A Terrible Piano Player
Talent is a façade, learning anything is hard work and we all start out terrible.
The Paradox of Happiness
Happiness is inside you, there’s no where to get to.
Doing What You Love Won’t Make You Happy
What we think about our work is more relevant to our happiness than what we do for work.
The Power of Why
If you don’t have a powerful “why”, you are like a car with no gas.
DATING AND RELATIONSHIPS
Being Married Is Killing My Relationship
Six of the most common and unseen expectations that we carry in our relationships.
The Biggest Myth About Dating
Stop working to find your soulmate, start working to find your soul.
How to Pick Up Men Without Being Aggressive
The confident woman’s guide to not scaring off men.
Stop Blaming Men: Tough Love Advice for Women
Probably the article that gets the most hate mail. In it I suggest that you are 100% responsible for your happiness. Be warned.
The Peculiar Reason That Men (and Women) Are Afraid Of Deep Relationships
The shift that had me propose to my wife 4 months after we met.
LEADERSHIP AND THE NAVY
I’ve written some articles about the Navy that I’m really proud of. Although the lessons in them can apply to anyone, they are more specifically geared toward people who have been in or around the military.
I also created an audio 10 Myths About Leaving The Military
Things I Wish They Told Me at The Naval Academy
38 things I wish they told me about leadership, happiness and going Nuke SWO.
3 Myths About Dating at The Naval Academy
Here I suggest that dating women at the Naval Academy isn’t a bad idea. This article shouldn’t be as controversial as it is.
The Bad Habit I Took Away from the Naval Academy
What I learned peeing next to a 3-star admiral at a bar in Annapolis