Blue Zones of Happiness

Posted by Thomas Belskie on November 1, 2017


Lessons from the World’s Happiest People

The Blue Zones of Happiness: Lessons From the World’s Happiest People by Dan Buettner (for National Geographic) came out earlier this month and after listening to Dan on the Rich Roll Podcast I was inspired to get this book. I highly recommend giving it a look as it shares the secrets from some of

Well, it’s finally upon us. National Novel Writing Month or NaNaWriMo, starts today. The challenge or goal is a 50,000 word manuscript by the end of the month (Nov. 30). That’s approximately 1,700 words per day for thirty days. A tall task to be sure, but I would urge everyone to join in on the fun. Who knows, maybe you’ll write the next great American novel. I’ve technically already started mine,

Jedidiah Jenkins

Posted by Thomas Belskie on October 16, 2017

By: Thomas Belskie October 16, 2017 If there’s one person out there right now who inspires me more than anyone else, its Jedidiah Jenkins. He’s inspiring not just as a writer (he’s an incredible writer), but as a person. A few years ago Jedidiah quit his job and decided to ride his bike all the way from Oregon to Patagonia and write a book about it, which is insane. But his reasoning for doing so

By: Thomas Belskie October 12, 2017

  1. “It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.” -Ernest Hemingway
  2. “A writer without interest or sympathy for the foibles of his fellow man is not conceivable as a writer.” -Joseph Conrad
  3. “I went for years without finishing anything. Because, of course, when you finish something you can be judged.” -Erica Jung
  4. “Get it down. Take chances.

Mike Pence is a Loser

Posted by Thomas Belskie on October 10, 2017

That’s all I really have to say here. I think our VP is a loser. It’s written all over his face so I always assumed it was true, but he just confirmed it for me over the weekend with his childish, ridiculous, and so obviously premeditated PR stunt at the Colts/49ers game on Sunday. I try not to pay attention to this stuff, but man, it’s getting harder and harder to ignore. I won’t even

October 3, 2017 By: Thomas Belskie I keep seeing a lot of reactions to the horrible, horrible mass shooting event that occurred in Las Vegas and I see a lot of prayers going out, a lot of people calling on God or Jesus. They’re nice sentiments, but I think we need to wake up to what’s actually true. Praying won’t do anything. The world has needed Jesus and/or God for a long time and let