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My One Simple Rule For Letting Go Of The Past And Start Enjoying Life. Terrellcotton.com

My One Simple Rule For Letting Go Of The Past And Start Enjoying Life.

This post is going to be short and to the point. Not my usual 2000+ words so it shouldn’t take long to read through. We’ve all had good and bad life experiences. Being a 40 something single man I’ve had my share of good and bad relationships. I’ve had good friends and fake friends, right…

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A Message To Conservative Evangelical Christians. Your Racism Is Showing.

Allow me to start out by saying I abhor racism. Few things make me as angry as when people are discriminated against or attacked purely because of the color of their skin or where they were born. Racism is without a doubt the ugliest thing man has ever created.   I have many friends of different ethnicities…

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The 4 Lies Nice Guys Believe That Cause Them To Always Finish Last.

The 4 Lies Nice Guys Believe That Will Always Cause Them To Finish Last.

When I said I was writing an article about nice guys, many of my women friends asked why?  I was told things like “No, I like nice guys”, or “What’s wrong with being a nice guy?”.  After I gave them a brief rundown on what the article entailed, however, they agreed that I needed to…

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Your Arrogance is Betraying You. Recognizing The 6 Signs of Poor Self-Esteem.

Growing up I knew a kid that loved to brag.  He was the type of guy that had to be around the popular kids all the time in an attempt to boost his own ego.  He was what I would call a “Fair Weather Friend”, meaning that he would come hang out at our house…

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The 3 Things I Did To Get Over My Negative Past And Focus On A Positive Future.

The 3 Things I Did To Get Over My Past And Focus On Positive Thinking.

“You’re setting yourself up for failure.” “Do you leave your brain at the door when you come in?” “You are so dense” “Oh, he’s only an amateur” For years I let these stinging words from my past affect me.   I would look back at my life and dwell on the mistakes I’ve made and the…

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Stop Hating Yourself. The 5 Things That Can Destroy A Man’s Confidence.

Confidence.  It seems the more people I talk to, the more I realize that the underlying issue of a lot of their problems is the lack of confidence. I have personally struggled with a lack of confidence in one way or another, and it has greatly affected the way I did things in my life.  My…

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The 8 Dating and Relationship Tips I Would Give My 18 Year Old Self.

If I could go back in time and find an empty room with two chairs, one for me and one for 18-year-old me, what would I tell him?  I have experienced so many things since then that I really would have a hard time choosing where to start. See, I grew up in a home…

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Chill out man!! 5 Ways To Take Control Of Your “Uncontrollable” Anger.

Dictionary .com describes anger as a noun meaning “a strong feeling of displeasure and belligerence aroused by a wrong; wrath;” Anger is something we have all experienced in life, and personally, I can tell you many stories where my anger got the best of me.  Times where I was let down by somebody I considered a friend or betrayed by a woman I was in a…

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SHUT UP ALREADY! Lies and the Dangers of Poisonous Speech.

There is a saying that I use to hear a lot growing up, and I’m sure you have heard as well. “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”  While often repeated, that phrase couldn’t be further from the truth.  I can remember many times when words seemed to cut…

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5 lessons I learned from 16 Years of Being a Single Father.

5 Lessons I Learned From 16 Years of Being a Single Father.

This week my youngest son turned 18 years old.  In the eyes of the world, he is an adult. To me, he will always be that little 2-year-old boy that asks too many questions.  I’ve been a single dad for over 16 years now and I can it’s truly been a long road full of…

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