Persistence. Ugh. Sometimes it’s TOO HARD. In fact, it’s often always hard because if it was easy we wouldn’t call it persistence, we’d call it something else, like, idk, ENJOYMENT.   But it’s necessary.   And so very rewarding.   If you don’t trust me, trust Cap.   You may know if you saw my post …

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Life is often tough, in many different ways. Self-doubt, economic struggle, confusion, emotional pain, lack of motivation. They all suck. They all help to convince you that whatever your goal is it is unobtainable.   That’s where cheerleaders come in. Not quite the ones with the pompoms although, you know, each to their own, but …

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As a historian I’m pretty happy dwelling in the past. But, as a historian I also know that the narrative that you construct about the past determines the power that it has over you.   The Lion King is a good example of this. Simba runs away when his uncle convinces him he is responsible …

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