layout: post title: «Self Awareness and Vulnerability» author: jared date: 2015-09-08 description: Self Awareness and Vulnerability category: life tags: [musings] You’re free falling. It feels like your stomach has already left your body through your mouth. All of a sudden a change of motion and your body responds. You seem to be at the whim of some force out of your control as it jostles and throws your limp body in all directions like a rag doll in the hands of a 7 year old girl.
In this book review, I talk about The Creator’s Code by Amy Wilkinson. Amy had been featured on one of my favorite podcasts these days The School of Greatness. I’ve been especially interested how the most successful people in the world got to where they are. I digress, the conversation got me interested enough to read the book, thus this book review! During the podcast Amy described how she wanted to write this book to showcase industry leaders and their companies.
To be a truly confident, integrated male in this world you need to set yourself apart from the rest. But first, you need to identify the issues that are preventing you to do so. Over the past few months, I’ve been seeking some answers to questions that plagued me throughout my young adulthood. Questions like, «Why can’t I get what I want?» «How can I really improve myself?» «How can I not only improve myself but my relations with others?
A recent discussion about school loans and the ability to pay them back triggered my desire to write this week’s blog post about debt. This subject is near and dear to my heart considering I’ve sacrificed almost a year of my life to ensure I would never have to deal with it again. The Beginning It was 2006 and I was heading off to school. Life was about to «change for the better» and change for the worse.