The Journey Begins 12.12.19

So this is where we stand on December 12, 2019.

Ulysses is called to a journey.

That journey will be recorded here.

Ulysses is tired. He’s 55 years old. He’s got no business taking one more journey.

But at least one more journey he’ll take nonetheless.

There will be a host of challenges that must be overcome on this journey.

Ulysses-worthy.

This is the hero for the empty nest crowd–one old fucker taking on what the fuck is thrown at him while you other fuckers watch and–hopefully–learn.

But he’s going for the prize he knows is on the other side of the journey.

Because we’re not dead yet.

One more fucking day.

One more fucking day of hope that will embraced.

And try to get motherfucking better today.

Because that’s all there is.

Can you relate?

My God, I hope you can.

And I hope that this message–the goal is daily message–brings you hope.

So what are we going to be dishing out on this show of shows?

Cast your eyes on this:

GRATITUDE.
What am I thankful for?

NUGGETS. 
What have I found of value that I want to throw in my sack?

MENTAL TOUGHNESS. 
What am I doing to steel myself for today, prepare myself for tomorrow… and the next day?

Listening to and reporting on the talk inside of my head.

SELF-SUGGESTION: THIS IS WHERE I’M GOING. WHERE IS THE PROOF OF PROGRESS TOWARD THAT GOAL TODAY? This is where the rubber hits the road, team. This is the good shit. These are the end goals. This is what it’s all about.

  1. I am a man after God’s own heart.
  2. I am a world-class athlete. 
  3. I drive a world-class $100M publishing business.
  4. I help drive the company I work for to $100M. 
  5. emptynestman.com is the marketing machine that drives the $100M publishing company. 
  6. I am the best man, father, and grandfather I can be.
  7. I am one bad-ass motherfucker.

THIS IS THE REALITY: 1,826 days until my journey is complete. Will I make it?

Big Hairy Audacious Goals (BHAGS) to complete TODAY: 

To be determined… this will be reported tomorrow. Because tonight I’m fucking tired.

THIS IS WHERE WE BEGIN.

So let’s set the scene for where this journey begins…

Our hero is in a hotel. Kicked out of the primary residence by the queen.

Our hero is on his last chance.

Our hero is more than likely an alcoholic/addict trying to find his way.

Our hero realizes that where he’s going may not end where he wants to be.

Does this resonate with any of you?

I hope it does.

Here we go…

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