Challenge 27: Left-Handed For a Week

Challenge 27: Left-Handed For a Week

I’d like to say this challenge was a long time coming, but the truth is I only did it because I was moving (and helping my friend move) the same week, and I needed a simple challenge. But that doesn’t mean it was easy. Have you ever tried writing with your left hand?...
Challenge 26: Boredom

Challenge 26: Boredom

When was the last time you were bored? If you’re like most people, the answer is: “I can’t remember.” Why? Because each time there’s an awkward silence or a moment of inactivity, the average person pulls out their phone and starts scrolling. What about when they’re at...
Challenge 25: Extreme Ownership

Challenge 25: Extreme Ownership

The aim of this challenge was to take full responsibility—AKA extreme ownership—of my life and everything in it. I failed miserably. Why? I neglected to define triggers to identify the moments where I wasn’t taking ownership. But that was only part of the problem....
Why You Should Improvise

Why You Should Improvise

REASON 1: It boosts your confidence and can, at times, make you feel like a badass. REASON 2: It makes you happier by interrupting the monotony of everyday life. REASON 3: It reminds you that you’re not perfect—yes, that’s a good...
Challenge 24: Improvisation

Challenge 24: Improvisation

I love theatrical improvisation, but this challenge had nothing to do with standing on a stage and trying to entertain people. It was all about forcing myself to do something spontaneous and fun. Each day, I set aside one hour to do something impulsive. Here is what...