Category Archive: Personal Development

Paralysis

Permalink to Paralysis By Jonathan | Published September 12, 2016

I am paralyzed. No, I’m not in a wheel chair. Yes, I still have two legs, and they work. Arms work too. Oh sure, chemotherapy took its toll. I don’t quite have the stamina I used too. And I am cursed with nerve damage and mysterious pains. But by and large, my body still works. […]

Coming Out Of the Closet

Permalink to Coming Out Of the Closet By Jonathan | Published January 30, 2014

A note: To get the most from this article, you really need to click the links and watch the video. I know that takes up time, but honestly, if you’re reading this already, you probably have nothing else to do right now… The time has come for me to get something off my chest that’s […]

Why I Quit Facebook Forever

Permalink to Why I Quit Facebook Forever By Jonathan | Published November 28, 2013

I first joined Facebook way back in 2007 or so, I can’t remember exactly when. Back then it was innocent and unassuming. There were no ads, and there were very few people on it, and fewer still who knew what it was. Heck, I was on it and I barely knew what it was. I […]

One Glad Morning: Coping With Suicide

Permalink to One Glad Morning: Coping With Suicide By Jonathan | Published July 11, 2013

I didn’t know Jezariel well. I wish I had. When I would see him at family gatherings he would always greet me warmly as if he had known me his entire life. What I do know is that he was always kind and considerate to everyone around him. He loved his family deeply, especially his […]

How I Really Feel About Landmark Education

Permalink to How I Really Feel About Landmark Education By Jonathan | Published February 17, 2012

I have previously written about Landmark Education, first in an article in which I describe my initial reaction to being introduced to the Landmark Forum, and then shortly afterwards I wrote a piece in which I enthusiastically described what an amazing experience I found the Landmark Forum to be. I still stand by what I […]

The Myth of Money Motivation

Permalink to The Myth of Money Motivation By Jonathan | Published November 28, 2011

I’ll never forget the moment I heard those words. I was sitting in the back row, at a sales training seminar. I had already made up my mind that I was in the wrong place, training for the wrong job. But I had not yet found the courage to be true to myself and leave. […]