Stehaufmännchen: Be a weeble, not a pillar

I've been thinking about self-discipline and failing at it. About dealing with disappointment and managing moodiness that arises out of it. And I realized I can't be a pillar. It's probably not a good idea anyway.

Pillars stand strong and tall. Being a pillar …

Eat Your Frogs Early and Often

On a plate full of French delicacies—oysters, crepes, cheese, truffles—it's the frog that stares at you. And it's not letting you go, either. It just sits there on the plate. Staring. Maybe eat some cheese first? Drink some wine? The frog, yes, of course, gotta try! But later …