Nothing to See Here

I live in San Diego.  San Diego has many "perfect" locations to walk: beautiful neighborhoods, a vibrant downtown, breathtaking beaches, and majestic piers like the one below.  I’ve strolled in all these places countless times and enjoy them immensely.    ...

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I Fell Off the Imperfect Best Wagon

Get Your Goat: To annoy you to the point of getting pissed. Urban Dictionary   Do you ever have thoughts that just get your goat?  Then your goat gets all spooked, jumpy, and agitated.  Meanwhile you are left feeling generally, completely miserable. Yesterday I...

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Train Yourself To Act Consistently

Every step we take doesn’t lead to a mountain top. The world simply isn’t built that way. I found this out the hard way.   I often find waiting extremely painful, yet I used to spend much of my time waiting.  Sure, I would take a few actions, but then I would sit...

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VERY Last Minute Imperfect Best Friday Blog

Some weeks you get so abundantly busy marketing your Imperfect Best Speaking to high schools and colleges, writing articles, doing yoga, eating monster cookies, having fun with wonderful friends and preparing for your TEDx talk, that suddenly it’s Friday morning and...

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Life & Death – An Awkwardly Awesome Perspective

Dying.   If you are anything like me, thinking about it seems really strange and can bring up fear and anger. Wow! Is it ever nice to breathe and wake up each morning and have a new day. What will it be like not to breathe?  I dunno...  What will it be like to...

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Within the AWKWARD, the AWESOME Can Emerge

Getting my speaking and bravery coaching business even close to bringing in the money I want it to bring in has not worked thus far. AND I've been at this for about ten years now. Yes, at times I feel fear about these business results and guilt. At times, I feel like...

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Struggling to Find Peace in the Moment

Have you ever: Tried to develop a good habit? But…. Gotten distracted? Been in resistance to your next step? Become nervous? Then lost your car keys? You know what?  Me too!  All of the above. Early last week, I resolved to be more mindful than ever before.  For...

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Ashtray Twenties

I'm the only child of two magnificent parents and always have felt very well taken care of.  I remember in high school when I was just beginning to drive on my own, Mom would often “hide” twenty dollar bills in the car in case I needed money while I was traveling...

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Those Days You Think You Need a Time Machine

You know those days when EVERYTHING you are doing well in the present moment just get squashed by that incessant voice shouting inside of your head, unkindly reminding you that if you did things differently years ago your life would be so much better now?   Right...

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What’s Your Routine?

Yesterday, I announced that I will be giving a TEDx talk in August. Two days ago, I gave an interview on the Success To Significance Podcast with Rick Coplin that felt so good.  My first book Awkwardly Awesome - Embracing My Imperfect Best has been out for just over...

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The Au Naturel Waterslide

I’ve noticed that I feel best and get the best results when I’m Jason Freeman, au naturel.   Noooo, not naked Jason Freeman (I haven’t joined a nudist commune . . . yet).   According to Merriam Webster Online, one of the definitions of “au natural” is “being in...

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Nothing to See Here

I live in San Diego.  San Diego has many "perfect" locations to walk: beautiful neighborhoods, a vibrant downtown, breathtaking beaches, and majestic piers like the one below.  I’ve strolled in all these places countless times and enjoy them immensely.    ...

I Fell Off the Imperfect Best Wagon

Get Your Goat: To annoy you to the point of getting pissed. Urban Dictionary   Do you ever have thoughts that just get your goat?  Then your goat gets all spooked, jumpy, and agitated.  Meanwhile you are left feeling generally, completely miserable. Yesterday I...