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Like advice from a wiser, funnier, older brother Paul's been there, done that, and wants to save you some pain and some trouble.

– Seth Godin, New York Times bestseller and author of The Icarus Deception

3 Things Love IS NOT

3 Things Love IS

No other word in human language has been misconstrued, mistrusted, celebrated, worshipped, and cursed more than love. We all want love, right? But do we have any clue what love really is? Love is like a mist. All-around us, yet seemingly impossible to grasp. Yet, one thing many of us know [...]


I’m Sorry…

Dream - Lamp and Sky | Inspirational Photo Print

For the first time in three years it’s been eerily quiet around here at All Groan Up. And I apologize. But I’m back! I'm better than ever with some exciting announcements! And I want to make it up to you. But first, why the prolonged silence? What happened? Well it hasn’t been one thing, [...]


35 Quotes For the Twentysomething Soul

35 Quotes for the Twentysomething Soul

Twentysomething life is not as easy as it looks on the front of the brochure. Here are 35 quotes to inspire, challenge, and encourage every twentysomething to live like we actually mean it! 35 Quotes For the Twentysomething Soul 1. “Twentysomethings who don't feel anxious and incompetent at [...]


Can I tell you a personal story?

Receiving a Gift of Clarity

There I was. Hiking up the same trail that I had countless times before. Who knew that this time something waited for me at the top that would change my life. Through a very long season of stuckness,  I walked this trail when I had no idea where else to go. Photo by Paul Angone And as I’d [...]


Why I Hope We Never “Make It”

Why I Hope We Never Make It

Do you ever find yourself wishing you could just "make it?" Like that actor who gets discovered out of obscurity and is now starring next to Morgan Freeman. I know I do. I want to arrive. I want to unpack my bags. Paint the walls the color I want. Tear down a few needless walls and build a [...]