This is the personal blog of Brenden Matthews.

November 18, 2019

Try and Fail

I’ve long held the belief that it’s better to try and fail, than to never even attempt doing something. Along with a few successes in life, I have had a very long list of failures to my name. Read more

November 17, 2019


Dopamine is a chemical in our brains associated with good feels. Rather than explaining it myself, I’ll share a quote from the book “The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion”, (pp. Read more

November 15, 2019

"Can I Pet Your Dog?"

I get asked all the time by strangers, something to the effect of “Can I pet your dog?". People see her, think she’s cute, and feel a sudden strong urge to touch her. Read more

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