Is it possible to feel young and old at the same time?

A father and his son playing on the bed

27 is a weird, in-between stage of life.

30-somethings think I’m a baby. Meanwhile, to me, a 21-year-old might as well be 16.

In these almost three decades, I’ve lived both an exhilarating and a fairly boring life.

I have:

  • Attempted suicide
  • Acted in plays
  • Been in love
  • Had my…

And why you shouldn’t listen to your neighbor.

Medical masks for COVID-19

Last month, I was supposed to get on a plane to visit my best friend in North Carolina. As you might have guessed from the title, I didn’t get on it.

I spent the night before the flight shoving sweatshirts into my suitcase and prepping for the morning. I was…

Becoming fulfilled the non-sexy way.

Happy woman under an umbrella

Three years ago, I was in the lowest place I’ve ever been.

Right now, I’m certain I’ve never been more happy or fulfilled.

I love the work I do. I love the relationships I’ve built. I love how I have fun and take care of my body.

How did I…

Why you should pursue difficult things.

Keyboard for coding

After years of half-assing my way through random coding bootcamps and tutorials, I’ve finally begun my programming journey with intention.

It was clear that using scattered, free services online (while this is a tactic I advocate for everything else) wasn’t incentivizing me enough to stick with it.

After reading this…

The time management tool that helps you avoid procrastination so you can put first things first.

A dime on a table

Almost everyone knows that Dwight D. Eisenhower was an American president. Fewer people recall that he was the 34th president. Fewer still know that he was one of the most productive men who ever existed.

Eisenhower sat in the Oval Office from 1953 to 1961. During that time, he:

  • Launched…

Dillan Taylor

Daily blogger, life coach, and mediocre chess player. Creating the life I want and helping others do the same.

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