The Trinity of Happiness

April 28, 2017 Tie Fighter 2

Incoming message from Tie Fighter. Subject: The Trinity of Happiness “Happiness cannot be pursued; it must ensue.” ― Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning Hello friends, What I want to share with you today is […]


Inner Peace: Medication in Meditation

February 26, 2017 Tie Fighter 1

Incoming message from Tie Fighter. Subject: The why and how of meditation. Friends, I say a lot of things on this blog. All of them are true. Some are truer than others, depending on the context. But […]

Let boys be boys

Truth and Dare: The Boys Code

December 27, 2016 Tie Fighter 0

Let me tell you something. When I was little I was one of the cockiest boys I knew. I walked around with a swagger so big that you could see it from outer space. Other boys […]


How I Found My Heart

December 11, 2016 Tie Fighter 2

I’ve been searching. Not for something, or someone, and not for some higher truth. For the longest time I could not put my fingers on it, and yet I knew it was there, growing and being nourished. […]


A Primer on Self Sufficiency

December 11, 2016 Tie Fighter 0

I don’t need much in the world. I have myself, and that is enough. Everything else is a luxury, and believe me I like luxuries. “That’s it?” That’s it, man. “What about friends, family, and […]


Words for My Future Son

November 30, 2016 Tie Fighter 0

 Four years ago, if you asked me if I wanted to have children, my answer would have been a nebulous “Maybe”. I would have said something along the lines of “Hey man. Don’t ask me […]


The Manifesto of Excellence

August 11, 2016 Tie Fighter 0

To my fellow men and women. To those of the “millennial” generation. To every child, parent, and citizen. Allow me this humble opinion: I respect competence, confidence, and those who dared to fail. I respect […]


3 Rules of the Resilient

June 19, 2016 Tie Fighter 0

Before we begin, let me tell you something. This article is not a hipster circle jerk of positive emotions. It’s not a magic show. I’m not here to tell you that your life is groovy and gravy. […]


How to Quit Porn

May 20, 2016 Tie Fighter 0

Listen up Men. Internet porn is no good. It is shitty entertainment produced by shitty people. It is the Cinnabon of the internet. It looks good and satisfies your urges. At a steep price. You […]


How to Be Happy

May 15, 2016 Tie Fighter 0

“Wow you are happy all the time.” Thanks for noticing. “I wish I can be happy all the time.” You can. “But it’s exam season, and I have to study again.” Tragic. “I have to […]