Fifty Ways I Screwed Up My Life and How You Can Avoid This by Francois de Waal

Fifty Ways I Screwed Up My Life and How You Can Avoid This is unlike any self-help guide I’ve ever read.

Raw and honest, François de Waal attempts to lay everything out on the line to his readers. In my eyes, he tries to show that just like anyone else, he’s made mistakes in the way he’s dealt with the trials and tribulations of his life; that maybe he hasn’t always done the right things; that hindsight is 20/20.

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Reflecting on 2017

The last year has taught me how much life can change from day to day. Even more so the number of peaks and valleys that can exist through the course of a year.

I could sit here and write through every little thing that happened, because SO MANY things happened, but I want to take a moment to outline (chronologically by month) the things that were most memorable to me, at least as I sit here and write it out on the first Wednesday morning in 2018.

This is not to say there were not many many more wonderful and not-so-wonderful moments, but these are the things that come to mind when I think about the year.

Without further ado, here’s a list of some memorable-to-me stuff that happened in 2017. Continue reading Reflecting on 2017