When I first started writing, I quivered at the idea of amassing a following. I had a fear that if I started to gain a following, my ability to truthfully convey my ideas would become compromised. I felt odd posting my work with my name attached to it. As if me trying to be associated
Tag: personal development
Life is inherently filled with suffering. Suffering comes in many forms, big and small. I imagine that you can name many variations of them: losing a loved one, falling out of love with your partner, being late for work because you missed the train, losing your job, getting a flat tire, having your taco shell
Spoilers: The World didn’t end. I used to have a mild to medium level addiction towards following the news. About a year ago, I noticed this addiction was harming my life, so I decided to quit cold turkey. Before I quit, It seemed like I couldn’t go a day without being plugged into the news
2019 was a year of immense growth for me. Life presented a host of challenges, the outcomes of which were many valuable life lessons that I will cherish and reference throughout my future journey. In this post, I would like to share with you five life lessons that I learned this past year and the
I suck at surfing. Surfing is a challenging sport to perform; it requires a high degree of endurance and balance, it’s incredibly exhausting, it’s scary when ten-foot waves are crashing on top of you, and during the chilly autumn season here in Canada it can be pretty uncomfortable getting in and out of the water.
O Brave New Matt, that has such ideas in it. Let’s start at once. Dedicated to my future self, and hopefully to yours. Dear reader, I am writing this to introduce you to a new creative endeavor I am embarking on, and to also introduce you to a new me — a bravenewmatt who is courageous, open-minded,