Redefining My Day To Give 100 Percent To Things That Matter Most

I feel like I've been giving 20 percent energy to every aspect of my life. I'm a distracted father, a sheepish entrepreneur, I've been reading the same book for six months now, and when I write, I let my fingers do the thinking.

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3 Essential Things You Need To Take On Spring Vacation

I need a vacation. My feet have been dragging through the day-to-day monotony, and the fact that I still can't spell monotony without the help of a computer infuriates me more than usual. I can spell ambiguity and Tyrannosaurus and accommodation, but that one S.O.B. of a word, monotony, shames me every time. I inevitably trip over the…

Do You Believe In The Mission Of Dadding Depressed?

In 2016, 7 out of 10 suicides were men. I work tirelessly for those 7 men and now I'm asking you to join me! Facebook is the top referrer to Dadding Depressed. Unfortunately, my boy, Z, changed some things and now it’s more difficult to spread the word on the social media platform. So I’m putting…

How To Have Effective Conversations

This is an article featured on HavingTime.com. Here is an excerpt: People talk too much. Maybe it’s just the claim of a typical introvert, but, then again, maybe not. For example, I’ve always had a babyface, and those with a babyface don’t realize they have a babyface until some old lady says, “You have a…

Why The Words Matter More Than The Numbers Ever Could

(This was originally posted exclusively for those on the emailing list.) When I first started Dadding Depressed, I was encouraged by readers’ excitement. The topic seemed to resonate with people, and many expressed their interest in joining the dialogue of mental illness in men, grateful I created the platform. I raked in clicks, visits, and…

Featured Resource: HavingTime.com

“Advancing your knowledge is never an issue. Whereas applying it, is a lot more problematic, specifically, when we think about just how little time we get during our forever-busy days to pause, take a deep breath, and just let yourself be.” HavingTime.com is an online storytelling magazine catered specifically for the modern lifestyle. It provides a…

The Top 5 Regrets In Life You Should Avoid

“Oh no,” I heard my wife’s voice drop in the bedroom. I went in to pick it up and found her peering through the window, the red glow of an ambulance flashing upon her face. We assumed the obvious. Across the street, our ninety-four-year-old neighbor died in his home. Even the noblest and most peaceful…