Stop Using Your Fears as an Excuse For Not Living Your Life

using your fears as an excuse

If you were to ask me what I fear the most in life, I’ll be straight up honest with you – I fear the loss of money. When I make a big purchase, there is always this thought in the back of my mind of getting let go from my job, having no money toRead more

Learning to Let Go of Control & Surrendering To Life

surrendering to life

I woke up this morning and immediately felt the stress.  I got up, got dressed, jumped in my car, started to make the drive to work, turned on a podcast, and boom… the world’s largest wave of stress crashed into me and quickly began consuming my every thought.  Okay, so I am going to goRead more

What Is An Enneagram Personality Test?

what is an enneagram personality test

I was updating my resume a week ago when I found myself struggling to find keywords to describe myself. After much thought and a substantial amount of frustration in not knowing what I was necessarily “good” at, I called my mom and asked her for some help.  She told me that one of the thingsRead more

How to Quiet Your Ego

quiet your ego

See that picture? Yeah, it’s a pretty cool picture, isn’t it?  My mom took that picture of me on our hike this morning up to the Delicate Arch in Moab, Utah. We woke up at 5:30 in the morning, drive 30 minutes to the start of the trail, and hiked two miles up the steepRead more

Asking For Help Makes You Stronger

asking for help makes you stronger

I can’t help but look back on my life and smile. Memories of my past are filled with the days of depression, a struggling relationship with food, lashing out at friends and loved ones, and hating myself for the person that I was. Even though these dark days only consumed a relatively small part ofRead more

Challenge Yourself Every Day To Grow Your Life

challenge yourself every day

I walked into my house yesterday dripping sweat. Hunched over the couch, a small pool of sweat was starting to take form on the living room floor. While panting like a dog and trying to focus on anything but the pain that was in my legs, I suddenly felt a warm sense of accomplishment.  IRead more

Your Thoughts Create Your Reality

your thoughts create your reality

It’s crazy to look back and think that just over a year and a half ago I was going through one of the darkest times in my life. From where I was at in life then compared to where I am at now, it’s like I am a whole new person. Never in my lifeRead more

How To Stop Yourself From Living A Better Life

living a better life

We all see these articles about “How to Live A Better Life” or “How To Achieve All of Your Dreams” or so on and so forth. I mean, if I’m going to be real, these are examples of some of the things that I write about.  They can be broad, however. Something that may helpRead more

If You Only Had One Day To Live

one day left to live

Great, here we go again talking about the uncomfortable truth of life – the truth that someday in the future, maybe even today, you and I are going to die.  I don’t mean to be emotional or anything of that nature. Instead, I want to help you to find more happiness in your day andRead more

What We Can All Learn From David Goggins

learn from David Goggins

If you want to talk about somebody being as close to Superman as one can get, there would be no better person who could fit that description than David Goggins. Actually, David Goggins may be tougher than Superman, as hard as that is to believe.  I am currently reading my second book about David Goggins.Read more