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Joe’s Journal – March 2018

March 1, 2018|JOURNAL|

Ahh yes...I recognize that scent. It's very distinct. It's the smell of change. It doesn't come around often...but when it does, it's undeniable. Everything's about to get really interesting. This is my online journal for the month of March 2018.

I Cured My Gaming Addiction by Quitting Cold Turkey

February 1, 2018|GAMES & APPS, JOURNAL|

Instead of cutting back on all the games that I play or “eventually quitting” sometime in the future, I recently decided (quite impulsively) that I’ve already played my last game. This post is my official retirement from the silly racing game on which I’ve wasted so much time in the last two years.

Getting Back into Shape

January 19, 2018|HEALTH & FITNESS, JOURNAL|

After a long hiatus from working out and 3 years of paying for a gym membership I didn't use, I'm now taking small steps towards getting in shape again. I couldn't ignore the consequences of my bad health any longer.

Failure, Perseverance & Polar Bears

January 16, 2018|LIFE & FAITH|

If you’re looking for encouragement, this post is for you. I’m always inspired by athletes and successful people who overcome failures to achieve greatness. But recently I discovered a hero of perseverance who fails 95% of the time, yet never stops trying. And if you knew how tirelessly he works to get to his goals, you’ll never be discouraged again.

Currently Reading: The Warburgs, by Ron Chernow

January 2, 2018|BOOK REVIEW|

I'm currently reading Ron Chernow's brilliant biography of The Warburgs, a fascinating story of a German-Jewish family of bankers who embody the conflict of being Jewish in the modern world. I'll update this post with my notes and thoughts on the book as I read through it.

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