Sebastian Scholl

Bio

Sebastian contributes from airports and couches. Creating remarkable stories is his lifelong pursuit. He sees a person's worth in the end as the sum of their experiences. By that definition, he'll be rich. Learn more at www.MyNamesSebastian.com

Chill Out: Why Too Much Self-Reflection Can Be A Bad Thing

By Sebastian Scholl
An international coffee producer took me under his wing as an assistant roughly eight months ago. At no point in my life had I ever been a regular coffee drinker, nor did I particularly like it the few times I had a cup. However, the opportunity…

Be A Man, Not An Ass: 4 Ways Guys Can Better Communicate With Women

By Sebastian Scholl
When I was younger, my father taught me to look a person in the eye when shaking hands and to always give a firm grip. He taught me this so that whether I later became the President or a plumber, an introvert or extrovert, I’d always have an…

Traveling On A Budget: Why Spending Too Much Will Make You See Too Little

By Sebastian Scholl
I first experienced budget travel as an 8-year-old. My mom felt like taking a road trip, so over the next eight months, my siblings and I ended up living out of a white Chevy suburban. I’m not sure if it was out of necessity or part of a greater…

Be More Than Your Diploma: Why Self-Branding Is Crucial To Standing Out In The Job Market

By Sebastian Scholl
Imagine that you are applying for a job. You create a standard resume for yourself. After submitting that resume, you are told to wait patiently for a response because they are overwhelmed by the amount of applicants they have received. That sounds…

Low Risk, Low Reward: Why Playing It Safe Will Never Pay Off In The New Year

By Sebastian Scholl
We all hunt for advice on a daily basis, constantly asking friends, peers, family members — even strangers — what they think we should do about this, that or the other. We hope they might enlighten us by offering with some fantastic motto or insight…

Why Your Life Should Never Become A Game Of Connect The Dots

By Sebastian Scholl
Something that has always dumbfounded me is our ability and persistence to fabricate connections where there are none, or better put, our human tendency to impose logic upon things that are illogical. I often witness people attempt to make sense of…

Experience Is Sexy: Why It Doesn't Matter How Many People You've Had Sex With

By Sebastian Scholl
If you believe that sex is love, you won’t enjoy this article. So just to make sure we are all on the same page, here are the rules I’m playing by: 1) Sex is sex; 2) Love is love; 3) Love makes sex better, but to never confuse one for the other is a…

Why It's Important To Travel Where The Wild Things Are

By Sebastian Scholl
There is a high likelihood that we - Generation Y youth  – will have the opportunity during our lives to visit at least several of the world’s great cities.  A business trip, family vacation, divorce getaway, midlife crisis or happy retirement – the…

The Reason Why You Are Not Achieving Your Life Goals

By Sebastian Scholl
Who doesn't want new running shoes? They are stylish, customizable, can trick people into thinking you’re athletic, and fabulously comfortable. After seeing an ad for Nike Air sneakers about a year ago, I skipped down to my local athletics store to…

A Life Worth Living Is Far Removed From The Realities of Life

By Sebastian Scholl
There is a peculiar weight set upon those of us born into the First World. We have no understanding of reality. Beginning in our early years, we are perpetually reminded of how privileged we are and that the life we were born into is not a real…

What 'I'm Not That Kind of Girl' Actually Means

By Sebastian Scholl
This article may get me slapped, but whatever. Starting my later high school years to this afternoon, I’ve had countless girls say to me “I’m not that kind of girl,” or “I’m a good girl.”  Of course, they always informed me of this fun fact when I…