What We Can Gain from a Trip to Disney World

By Matt Heet I read enough to know that some research in connection to social media suggests that bragging about your own life can lead to depression for others. While it is true my family got to take a wonderful vacation to Florida (with the majority of it spent at Disney World), I can also say that the second mortgage on … Read More

Life Lesson: Don’t Put BENGAY on Your Groin

By Matt Heet The picture above may represent a cultural gap between generations, especially for baseball players. Back in my day, an unfortunate statement since I am merely 39 years old, when our throwing arm was sore this would be a typical treatment, some sort of pain relief cream that would burn until it turned your arm numb (Yeah, I grew … Read More

The Day It All Changed

By Matt Heet I don’t remember all the details to the story because I didn’t believe I was in the middle of a critical life lesson at the time. I do remember I had just recently started attending the University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou), I was in a Steak N Shake parking lot, and I had just finished having lunch with … Read More


By Matt Heet I first considered a blog after reading a chapter called “Is God in Cyberspace?” in the book Thank You for Being Late by Thomas Friedman. It was one of the most thought provoking books I have read in awhile and the chapter was emphasizing how the Internet has given humans a greater influence on each other. Humans have a choice … Read More