Remember me? I’m going to Transcendence music festival.


In case you forgot about me, I’m Chuck Manley.  You can read about me here. I used to write in this pretty regularly for about a year, but at the end of my 6 month trip in India, I got swept up in the madness of returning to the United States.  Once again my priorities shifted […]

the shocking truth about traveling and 20 reasons to avoid it

reasons to not travel - you wont find yourself

I’m here to reveal the biggest secret the traveling community doesn’t want you to know. I’m here to let you know that traveling is a terrible idea and I’m here to give you 20 reasons you can use to avoid packing your bags on your next vacation.

5 ways I make criticism my bitch!

How to deal with criticism.

Criticism is something that comes as a by product of being in the lime light. If enough people are paying attention to you, you will eventually attract haters. I’ve had my fair share of them and the negativity they bring. Here are 5 tips I use to make criticism my bitch.

Where is my home?

Where is my home?

Sometimes I get homesick while I’m on the road. When that happens I ask myself, “where is home?”

Battling a demon named FUD.

Fear, uncertainty, and doubt.

Fear, uncertainty, and doubt always finds a way to creep into my life when I’m feeling vulnerable. It plagues my thoughts, keeps me awake at night, and ruins my progress.