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Destressing – Finding That Work-Life Balance

Destressing – Finding That Work-Life Balance

At the time I am writing this, I’m curled under a weighted blanket and researching other methods to destress and find that precious work-life balance. Typically, I attempt to make these blog posts evergreen, meaning that I try to not include current events to sure a...

UFOs: I Want to Believe

UFOs: I Want to Believe

Like many in the Outpost, I’m a huge X-Files fan. I am fascinated by things I don’t understand (except advanced mathematics I can leave well enough alone). My household constantly streams documentaries with a decent amount of screen time allotted to astrophysics,...

Episode 33 – Sucking Less

Episode 33 – Sucking Less

Sometimes improving ourselves is just too dang hard. Sometimes we lack the where-with-all for genuine improvement. It's moments like these where all we can attempt to do is just suck less. Tom, Theresa, Marc, and Lacey break down their trials and errors. 19:23 - While...

Episode 32 – Agility

Episode 32 – Agility

Agility, adaptability, flexibility - these are not inborn skills. Right? The O-Neb fam unpacks the importance of being agile. 2:16 Lacey outs her mom wrapping a slinky in a blanket, pretending it was baby Spock. 5:17 Tom "triggers" a memory in Theresa, but it's fine....

Episode 31 – The Importance of Listening

Episode 31 – The Importance of Listening

What steps do you take to actively listen? Why is it important? In a deep dive on listening - the team explores the need to both listen more and listen less, depending on the subject matter.    3:18 - The crew reaches consensus that the rye chip in Chex mix reigns...

Motivation

Motivation

Financial advisor, Chinkee Tan said, “Opportunity comes to the prepared mind.” With that in mind, I’ll add that motivation acts as the vehicle to success. Tan embodies his quote. His family’s business suffered a huge loss when he was twelve and he did what he could to...

Sailor Moon: Modern Retelling of Female Warriors

Sailor Moon: Modern Retelling of Female Warriors

Back when I watched the syndicated episodes of Sailor Moon I loved the storyline of a group of heroines tasked with saving Earth. Little did I realize the Sailor Senshi are inspired (loosely) by real women. Most fans outside of Japan would fail to make the connection...

Recreating Yourself to Find Happiness

Recreating Yourself to Find Happiness

Pausing a second here. It’s been a crazy, very rough, bizarre, and for many, a bad year. The Outpost (this community of creatives [that’s you too BTW]) is a sanctuary of the geeky, pop-culture loving peeps — a place where we come together and celebrate differences,...

Turn Fear Into a Superpower

Turn Fear Into a Superpower

Ever been paralyzed by the concept of success? This whole concept makes us our biggest enemy and the only way to overcome is to turn our fear into a superpower. Think about a time fear of success held you back.  How did you overcome it? Or did you? I would love...

Star Wars Viewing Order

Star Wars Viewing Order

With the Skywalker saga concluding with the release of "The Rise of Skywalker," as viewers we are left with the challenge of the correct viewing order of Star Wars. After conducting research (read: cruising the first page of Google search results), it seems this hot...