• Your More Social Less Media 24 Hour Challenge

    Take the More Social Less Media Challenge — go 24 hours without any media.

    No social media. No podcasts. No TV.  No YouTube. No news. No Netflix. No Music.

    Just you, your environment, the people in your life, and your sense of purpose.

    Email and […]

  • You don’t need to “look good for” anyone

    Warning: rant ahead. It contains opinions, emotions and expletives.

    Some time ago, I made a mistake and scrolled through my Facebook feed, stopping to read a post with an odd picture below it.

    One of my professional contacts had posted a picture […]

  • I have anxiety. Yeah, me.

    [deep breath, long pause]

    I have anxiety. Yeah, me, Dallas Hartwig.

    This has been a really tough thing for me to admit, since I have  — for most of my life, anyway — self-identified as a really level-headed, easygoing, and resilient man.

    For the […]

  • The meaning of life isn’t to be happy, it’s…

    It’s a much bigger landscape than happiness.

    And the road to it starts with connection.

    In general, I don’t like posting pictures of myself, and the idea of actually posting this picture seemed ridiculous… until I realised that this was not attention-seeking […]

  • Important Reminder: There is No Cliff!

    I need reminders sometimes.

    I manage to forget even radically transformative ideas and need a nudge back on track occasionally (like, say, maybe… hourly).

    I’ve recently had several unsettling and powerful (and entirely unsolicited) conversations where I’m left with the distinct sensation […]

  • Change Your Environment, Change Your Behavior

    So, here we are – Spring 2018. Time to make some sweeping life changes for the year, again. 

    You know, things like…

    “I’m going to stop doing <something>.”

    “I’m going to start doing <something>.”

    “I’m going to do more of this and less of […]