Meditation Apps Made Me Lazy

Last year, a friend asked me how to start meditating. I suggested a popular app for them to download, which is a good way to begin with guided meditation. I realize now, the best way to learn how to meditate is to simply meditate. Watch your breath for a few minutes. Let thoughts arise and […]

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Ethereum is H*ckin’ Awesome

I’ve been geeking out about Ethereum. There’s a lot of hype around it, tons of background knowledge required to understand the space and some good critiques of what’s happening as of late. But I want to keep this simple. Why should you, a reader of this blog and non-computer-nerd-human, care about Ethereum? I’ll send you […]

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Distraction, Fun and Alcohol

Not drinking alcohol is one of my intentions for this year. Living with intention is choosing to be your own teacher, to exercise a moral discipline. I’ve read of this grand experiment of life without alcohol that others have undertaken. I want to share my own findings, just three months in, of what this intention […]

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Two Months of Intentions

I’ve been practicing my intentions for this year for two months now. Here’s a quick update. Personal Goals – meditate every single day, in a morning routine * So far so good. I felt like I was only more distracted in the last two weeks, but then I realized that I was simply more deeply […]

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Buddhist Biking

Every morning, I bike to work from the Buddhist community house where I live. I’ve learned a few routes between these two places. The beautiful part of biking is that my knowledge deepens daily about the idiosyncrasies of the pavement and the timing of each traffic light. On a bike, I feel fully in the world, […]

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Intentions for 2017

I’m not fond of New Years resolutions . They usually fizzle out into old routines around February and then are forgotten. But an intention is a gentle direction held in the heart. Like meditating on the breath, it’s something I can constantly return to, not matter how far I wander from it. Everyone is ragging […]

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Coding Bootcamp Interviews

In February, I enrolled in coding school. In May, I graduated. By October, I had a full time job here in Denver. I’m proud of the work I’ve put into pursuing a new career this year and a few folks have asked me to write about the experience. First, Flatiron School interviewed me about my final project […]

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