From The Optimist Who Told You Not To Worry: I’m Freaking The F**k Out

I’m usually the guy that gives his friends advice during tough times, offering perspectives with the glass half full, or the person in the room who laughs in tense situations, laughing at mistakes and dancing in traffic. And the idiot who smiles for no reason. But surprise surprise, sometimes my philosophies don’t always play out in […]

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What I Want To Tell Younger People Seeking Advice When I’m Old and Successful

  Today I received an email from a YouTube fan. Long story short, my YouTube channel resembled a channel that he himself had been wanting to build for a long time, yet lacked the motivation, discipline, or focus to ever materialize. He voiced concerns about not being able to sit down and learn editing programs, […]

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Reminiscing on Real Living – Happy Thoughts

Well, here I am again. I’m pretty darn happy at the moment, because life is excelling at the speed of light with fleeting interactions in the Isla Vista community, memories made with friends, trips taken outside of the UCSB bubble, and much, much more. I am sitting in a coffee shop in I.V. – one […]

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Thoughts From the Past Two Years

I started writing down some thoughts of mine when they got so large that they could no longer remain concealed to my head. I compiled them all into a note on my phone, and although I did not update them regularly, I updated them when I felt I needed to most. Some thoughts from the past two […]

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Road Trips

A hearty meal feeds the stomach like road trips feed the soul You never drive to reach a permanent point, soon enough you’re back on the road That’s how we learn to enjoy the ride as much as the destination Just like chasing dreams Just like life itself You attain one Then set your mind […]

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We Are The Millennials

We are the millennials A generation who carries on the social legacy of the champions before us A generation who knows what equality does and does not look like, and how to fight for it These times may seem dark, but light persists Our joy persists Our ability to connect persists To fight for the […]

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This is Life

You look up, you smile You look down, you smile Up are the dreams you see for yourself Down are the dreams you once dreamt The world keeps spinning and you sprint to stay afloat But it’s a good sprint One that entails life in full motion Full energy, full emotion The ability to be […]

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