Janden Hale
Helping you get awesomer, creativer, wiser.
Created 21 Sep 2021
  • Wisings #45: We Don't Have to Agree
    20 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    pic credit: https://pixabay.com/photos/agree-english-consent-contract-1728448/ As we are a tribal species, people most often gravitate toward other individuals and groups that exhibit commonalities. L...
  • Wisings #44: A Shit Foster Home
    17 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    Image credit: https://www.pxfuel.com/en/free-photo-qfxjb I don’t normally talk about my past because I’m always afraid of coming across as fishing for pity. I also don’t spend any time dwelling on the...
  • Wisings 43: Tall Poppy Syndrome
    15 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    pic credit: https://pixabay.com/photos/poppies-flowers-field-poppy-field-3374193/ Wherever success is to be seen, there is envy soon to follow. We all know this. People who achieve things invariably a...
  • Wisings #42: 6 Ways To Disarm (Debate)
    12 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    One of the ways I like to help people realize the importance of logic and rhetoric is by showing how they’re related to martial arts. We’re accustomed to thinking of self-defense in only the physical ...
  • Wisings #41: Fire Your Emotions
    11 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    The Stoic philosopher Seneca likened anger to temporary madness. We commonly describe enraged people by saying they aren’t themselves, which implies a loss of personal control. They aren’t behaving ra...
  • Wisings #40: You can make it.
    08 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    pic credit: https://pixabay.com/photos/keep-going-motivation-quotes-sign-6234628/ FORTITUDE is your ability to endure. Hardship, discomfort, adversity, fear, doubt. Annoying assholes who won’t stop te...
  • Wisings #39: Forget About Failure
    05 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    pic credit: https://pixabay.com/photos/failure-fail-board-loser-3096213/ Failure sucks. Nobody likes to fail. It doesn’t feel good, it can exacerbate our doubts, it can even be debilitating. A lot of ...
  • Wisings #38: Everyone is a Liar
    04 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    pic credit: https://pixabay.com/illustrations/street-sign-truth-lie-direction-6676760/ Everyone lies1. You, me. Your mom. All your friends. Even your damn preacher lies. Some studies estimate that we ...
  • Wisings #37: Fear is Fiction
    03 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    We all have fears. Some fears can be paralyzing, others are less intense, but they interfere with our plans nonetheless. In order to break free of our fears, we must understand them, and then we can d...
  • Wisings #36: Argue Like a Black Belt
    02 Nov 2021 • 11 min read
    I consider verbal interaction a cousin to physical interaction. Of course, there are lots of different kinds of physical interaction — greetings, intimacy, rough-housing, fighting — just as there are ...
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