episode 42 financial independence

financial independence… is it a mindset or for real for real? we’re talking about MONEY, my favorite topic because maybe if i talk about it enough, some will finally appear. hello hello familia of mine. i am somehow still alive, still navigating my way through this new post-apocalyptic world we’re living in. i’m constantly coming up with new episode ideas, but that’s the issue with my manic brain, i jumpRead More →

episode 40: fomo or bust

i think it’s time for us to get off social media. you are a brand online. and if you’re not the brand, you are the product.it’s in everyone’s best interest to put our best faces on online. it’s the only thing we actually have any control over in life. your behavior sometimes exhibits that perfectly. have you ever opened up incognito mode to search for something or access a certainRead More →

how’s it goin, vandwellers? probably not so well. gyms are closed. most state parks, closed.libraries, bars, closed. lots of people are unable to work. everyone is practicing social distancing. which i find fascinating because i’ve been practicing social distancing since 3rd grade and i’m happy to see everyone else finally catching on. fortunately, i’m largely unaffected. my family has been generous enough to allow me to use their shower. iRead More →

what up everybody.  sorry for the long break. i’ve had writer’s block, and i’ve been focusing on business stuff, so my energy has been all over the place. i needed a break from writing to focus on some other projects and get away from my feelings. i’ve noticed that when things get too too real, i have no issues allowing myself to get consumed by something else, anything else.  butRead More →

we’re coming up on some important dates, and i wanna spend a little time flexin on you guys. first things first, rip uncle phil. secondly, mid march marks 1 year since i’ve lived in my van full time. if you can spend 4 straight months of 95-plus degree nights in the heat of a van, honestly you can do anything. it ain’t comfortable, and i’m happy to know i canRead More →

recorded this while i was sick af. the things you sacrifice for a little asian persuasion… no pigeons. or scrubs. whatever you guys call it these days. recognize one when you see them, and learn to say no. hey. stop loaning people money.idk who needs to hear this, but stop it now.listen, i know it sounds greedy or stingy or whatever, but you know the difference between helping someone who’sRead More →

everything is temporary. that job that you don’t like. the car you’re driving.the apartment you’re renting.the bad day you’re having. your favorite jacket eventually ends up in the donation pile. you crack your favorite pipe.  your friends die. dog runs away. it’s all temporary, for better or for worse.  sometimes we take what we have for granted. we become so comfortable with our situation that we don’t always appreciate what weRead More →