We’re Doing It All Wrong: Misconceptions About Meditation, Mindfulness, and Zen

This post is going to (attempt) to be short and sweet like Zen in the Art of Archery by Eugen Herrigel. What initially drew me to this book was my summer working as an archery instructor at the YMCA. This is where I was affectionately known as “Archery Jake” and had all day to shootContinue reading “We’re Doing It All Wrong: Misconceptions About Meditation, Mindfulness, and Zen”

Why New Year’s Resolutions Never Work: How To Form Longer Lasting Habits

If you’re like me, and that most likely explains why you’re reading a blog post about improving habitual behavior, you like to set goals. Flashback to January 1, 2020. This is not only the start of a new year but a new decade! I personally spent hours writing and deciding on resolutions, goals, and dreamsContinue reading “Why New Year’s Resolutions Never Work: How To Form Longer Lasting Habits”