van life and mental health

so it’s been a while since i’ve been motivated to put something together for you all.  i’ve spent most of my free time trying to build my business and teaching myself something new almost every day. it’s caused a bit of burnout from time to time, so i have to remember to put the work away and give myself a break.  i’ve been on the road for nearly 5 months, and with theRead More →

episode 52: running on fumes (and other car analogies)

so i’m not gonna lie, craig – i’m past the point of empty right now.  i’m exhausted mentally.  every day, 7 days a week from before sun up to past sunset, i am at my computer working. there are so many gears going at once, and i have to constantly switch them up that i feel like i’m not being efficient with my time. even right now, as i recordRead More →

happy february everybody. i did the thing i said i was gonna do. i fired myself. i’ll be honest, this is the only time i’ve ever left a job without having “another job” lined up.  not to say i don’t have big plans, but this is the only time i’ve ever planned to not get a traditional job again. but blue, have you lost your damn mind? is this someRead More →

van life faq

hello again accountabilibuddies. anybody else have an apple watch and hate the stand ring? i understand how it works, but it really grinds my gears on those days when i’m not moving around the office like a madman.  the last few months, i’ve been drenched in my own sweat, melting into a puddle of fast food and slowly morphing into a permanent concrete water fountain spitting out diet dr pepper andRead More →

episode 47: defining your priorities

i think on a previous episode, i spoke about how i’m always pushing several balls forward, very slowly, but it’s happening. some balls roll forward for days and weeks, months even, while some balls get left behind. i’ll glance over my shoulder at those couple of sad balls, but instead of abandoning them like i probably should, i give them a couple of nudges forward, hoping that will be enoughRead More →

episode 46: i'm good, thank you for asking

hey everybody.   i was going to make this episode about PRIORITIES, but while thinking about these priorities, i realized that i’ve neglected to check up on all of you.   it’s been a while since someone has asked me how i am. and considering the title of this podcast, i’m not really sure the last time i’ve asked how you all are doing, not just on the surface, inRead More →