A Year Ago, Cattle Decapitation Brought Back The Plague

Deathgrind Cattle Decapitation strategically dropped their album Death Atlas on November 29, 2019 AKA Black Friday 2019. As the album hits its first birthday, it feels more relevant than ever now because, well, a LOT has happened since the end of 2019 and the nihilism and criticism that Cattle Decapitation offers fits like a glove. …

Changing Security Conceptualizations: From War to Terrorism to Climate Change.

Old conceptualizations of security included worrying about traditional warfare and violence on battlefronts. Today conceptualizations of security can include things like Climate Change and Pandemics. This is because of the process of Globalization that has increased speed of information and compressed us together through technology such as the internet and airplanes. We can get things,…

Whitechapel Writing Follow-Up To The Valley

Deathcore pioneers Whitechapel released their seventh studio album The Valley in 2019 to positive reviews from critics and fans alike. Their upcoming album is expected to be released sometime in late 2021.

Trapped in Our Own Web

It’s getting too hard to try and keep up with everything going on with the election between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. It’s stressful in every way shape and form. We have, on one hand, a group of people who are so dedicated to the “original” system and ways of the founding of the United…

Not in Control

Do you find yourself, or have you ever found yourself, feeling incredibly disconnected and out of control with what’s going on around you that you think, “What am I even doing here?” 2020 has been many things, but forgiving isn’t one of them. With every new month/week/day/hour, something happens to shake up our sense of…

World of Podcasts: “New Age Renaissance”

In the podcast “New Age Renaissance” you’ll find: poetry, short story originals and some music compositions. It’s kind of intended to be, “a little bit of everything”. Most of the talks and stories are based around some form of informal philosophy. The overall, continued theme, is unity through diversity. Although the podcast sits at only…

Are We All A**Holes?

You know what sucks? A few days ago I was hit with the idea that, to someone somewhere, I’m the bad guy. Somebody has, or will, see me as a negative force in their life. No matter what I try to do or say, I will be the antagonist to their hero journey. Admittedly, that…

We’re Gonna Party Like It’s Covid

In my life I have thrown several birthday parties for children. Like most parties, planning starts months in advance. We start planning our child’s party right at the beginning of the New Year. The first thing we do is book the venue. Now this isn’t a thought for most people who have their child’s party…

“Rialto” Movie Review

I had the pleasure of interviewing the director of “Rialto”, Peter Mackie Burns, after watching the film. Before I share his answers to questions and insights from our chat, I’ll share with you a bit about the movie and how its unexpected journey of responsibility resonates from start to finish. (Free of spoilers, of course)….

Books I’ve been Reading during quarantine

If you been following my journey on here, I’ve been doing a lot of stuff to feel better during this quarantine. I listen to podcasts and watch good shows. But, I read a ton. I’ve always read a lot. I even had increase my Goodreads goal from 24 books this year to 48 books and…

Three ways to Regenerate and Combat Stress and Anxiety

Who out there feels as if they have time for everything? Time to take a vacation, have fun, explore your hobbies, lean new skills, read a book, get all of your work done, meditate, exercise, spend time with friends and family, go shopping, cook a five-star meal, go dancing, go to the museum, enjoy a…

Disappointment and Regret

To be honest, it’s hard not to feel as though disappointment and regret are one-in the same. Beginning to write this, I’m still not entirely sure I know where I’m going with this piece. In the end it might only be filled with disappointment and regret, and still somehow I think that’s the point. Disappointment…

Life Coaching-50 Ways to Make Money

“You have to attend this leadership seminar! It’s the last session of five but you’ll love it. It will change your life! Before the meeting, prepare a list of fifty ways you could make money.” Great. These days I felt as if I had enough homework between my financial work, spiritual wellness business and writng….

Gray Beauty

It’s easy to feel inspired by color, it’s easy to feel some sense of emotion brought on by vibrancy. Most of the time in life, we tend to see things as one way or the other: black and white, good and bad, law and order. We learn early that there aren’t really shades to living….

Over 97,000 Student Are Infected Of Coronavirus In United States

According to a CNN report, over 97,000 students have tested positive for coronavirus for the last 2 weeks of July in the U.S. it no joke that the coronavirus is a lethal virus which can get contracted easily. Young age groups are now more known to be prone to this virus. This might turn into…