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Today was supposed to be my graduation day

Today was supposed to be my graduation day… Last March 31st, 2015 I withdrew from the University of Gonzaga. I still remember the feeling. Freedom! Well, sort of…I needed to stay in Spokane until the semester close because I told my parents I was going to finish. Despite my parents’ wishes, I quit school halfway through a semester with no refund on my tuition.  I also received 6 fat...

Keeping Your Identity Small as a Means to Increase Options and Happiness

With work, I fear most feeling trapped. This is the feeling that I need income, someone else, a particular job to help me to support my living. I continue to get caught up in this fear from time to time. But, I keep a couple practices (or philosophies) that help me to lessen it’s impact and any validity of a needing to feel trapped. To lessen need in the fate of my work, career and livelihood, I...

On Journaling

I created the life I live today writing in journals from cafes around the world. Since the age of 17, I have kept a journal. I continue to write more and more and fill up the pages of my journals faster and faster. Recently, I was asked how exactly I journal, how I thought about it, and how I arrive at what I do through writing. I challenge myself to stretch my thinking through writing. In that...

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Cory believes he has an obligation to leave the world a better place than he found it. He runs an agency specializing in SEO, writes, and goes on road trips in his van with his girlfriend whenever he can.
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