First week of School is Behind Me. Self-Doubt, Social Anxiety, And Perseverance

So, I'm just over a week into my studies now and doing a lot of reading which is awesome. I find that when I'm forced to do a lot of reading, it has an effect on me similar to meditation. It forces my mind to quiet down and focus. My compulsion to jump from one … Continue reading First week of School is Behind Me. Self-Doubt, Social Anxiety, And Perseverance

Climate Change Denial and A Toxic World

Well, today, some news has found me and it's left me feeling disturbed. I'm depressed and angry and worried about the future of humanity lately. I just don't understand the world right now, some people or who's responsible for the vileness of it all at the moment... I mean, I have some ideas, of who's … Continue reading Climate Change Denial and A Toxic World

A New Post Schedule and Direction for Blog of the Wolf Boy

Hey fellow bloggers, writers, and friends, I'm sure that it's seemed lately like I've just been pumping out loads of content, and I'll tell you why that is... It's not because I've been bitten with inspiration, because I honestly haven't been. I actually haven't written much in the past week or so, I've had creative … Continue reading A New Post Schedule and Direction for Blog of the Wolf Boy

Orientation Week is Over And a New List of Priorities

Well, my first week of school is behind me, and honestly, it wasn't nearly as intimidating as I thought it might be (I even talked to people). My confidence is quite high for the term to come now, so that's a relief. Phew! I've met a couple of friendly students along the way, my professors … Continue reading Orientation Week is Over And a New List of Priorities

Online Dating – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

“Online dating doesn’t suck, too many people suck at online dating!” ― Kevin Darné, Online Dating Avoid The Catfish! Online Dating I've been thinking about writing this post for a little while now, and then earlier in this week, my blogging friend Jim made a post about online dating. This post got my gears going … Continue reading Online Dating – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The Dangers of Too Much Praise And How to Give Healthy Criticism

"The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism." - Norman Vincent Peale The Cons of Compliments Some of you may be thinking, "Cons of compliments? There are cons to compliments?". Well, yeah, there can be actually and if you're not aware of what those … Continue reading The Dangers of Too Much Praise And How to Give Healthy Criticism

Orientation Week And Social Anxieties

Well, it's officially Orientation Week at my University and the new students/on-campus residents have arrived to move into their dorms. I decided to wander down today to pick up a book for my Introduction to Psychology class which I'd added to my schedule at the last minute. It turns out that this textbook cost me … Continue reading Orientation Week And Social Anxieties

Six Frustrating Realities of Being a Blogger

“The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.” ― Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead When you first start a blog you may think it's going to be all sunshine and rainbows but there are less than pleasant aspects to blogging as well. Blogging can be frustrating and disheartening at times. … Continue reading Six Frustrating Realities of Being a Blogger

A Fascinating Trip to Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto Ended on a Sour Note

Today I woke up early to meet with Christina, my "baby mama" and also, my delightful daughter. We took a day trip, about an hour and a half away, to the downtown core of Toronto where we visited Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. We'd been contemplating doing this or the Toronto Zoo before I began my … Continue reading A Fascinating Trip to Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto Ended on a Sour Note

The Shepherd Or The Sheep (Guest Post on #MillenialLifeCrisis)

My guest post for MillenialLifeCrisis went up today. Feel free to check it out 🙂 Thanks a bunch to Vee for the opportunity as well!

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***In the first guest post to ever appear on #MillennialLifeCrisis, the following post was written by the talented Mathew from Blog of the Wolf Boy.


“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” – Jack Welch


Becoming the Shepherd

This thought was
streaming itself
through
my
head a while back, I had to make a note
of it in my little
book of wonders. It’s
taken
me some time to get around
to writing it out, but
here it is…

There are those who follow and there are those who lead. That is the way of the world, and everyone has a place. Not all who follow are incapable of leading, and not all who lead deserve to be leaders. This world is full of sheep, but what does it take to be a shepherd?…

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Why “The Last of Us” Is My Favorite Video Game Of All Time

"You're right. You're not my daughter- and I sure as hell ain't your dad. And we are going our separate ways." - Joel, The Last of US The Last of Us Hey there fellow survivors, now I've never written a blog post about a video game before, but there's a first time for everything, I … Continue reading Why “The Last of Us” Is My Favorite Video Game Of All Time

Let’s Celebrate 600 Followers With Another Joke!

Man: "My wife left me because I'm too insecure..." Man: "No wait... She's back. She just went to make a cup of tea." - Courtesy of the Reddit Jokes sub-reddit. 600 Followers! Wowzers. It's hard to believe how far this blog has come in just a few short months after I finally got my shit together, started posting … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate 600 Followers With Another Joke!

A Beginner’s Guide to Blogging: Learn the Fundamentals

"These days, you have the option of staying home, blogging in your underwear, and not having your words mangled. I think I like the direction things are headed." - Marc Andreessen A Beginner's Guide to Blogging Today I'm writing for all of you newbies out there. Recently, I've noticed more and more brand new bloggers … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Blogging: Learn the Fundamentals