Finding Happiness In The Little Things

Where did this long Memorial Day weekend go? It seems like just yesterday I was packing up my work bag and leaving the office eager for an extended weekend. I guess what they say really is true. When you are happy and having fun, time flys by. It was not as if anything major madeRead more

Remembering Those Who Made The Ultimate Sacrifice: Memorial Day

What it means to be the grandson of two American heroes Today is a special day in the United States of America. It is a day where we all get to recognize the great men and women who are fighting so bravely for our wonderful country. It is also a day where we are rememberingRead more

Reflecting on Life & Reliving Our Childhood

Reflecting on life and all of it’s blessings Do you ever just sit back and think to yourself how you got to where you are in life? That is how I have been thinking the last few days. It is really difficult to explain, but I just can’t stop thinking about my past, especially myRead more

Why You Should Stay OFF of Social Media When You Are Down

Every so often, you are going to have that one day(s) where no matter how hard you try, you will not be happy. We all have days like this. But here is what we can do to prevent our mood from plummeting in a downward spiral. The answer is so simple but yet so hardRead more

How We Are Winning The Lottery of the Universe! What Do You Think?

Despite the good and bad, we are winning the lottery everyday I was driving to work today when a random video came across my YouTube subscription feed. A short two minute video that would forever change how I think about life. The video had told me that everyday of our lives, we are winning theRead more

9 Easy Ways To Make Your Day Better

Easy ways to make your day better Whether it is waking up in the morning with a smile on your face, or holding the door open for a stranger, there are always things that we can do to help improve our mood. Happiness is not defined by having money or the larger things in life.Read more

The Truth About Blogging: Why Passion Is More Important Than Money

How a niche blog led me to find my true calling – The truth about blogging The Value Patrol. That name is so last week. It was the first web identity that I ever owned and the domain that I have learned the most from. After countless hours of watching tutorials and trying to buildRead more

Why You Should Focus on Peace, Love, and Positivity – My Story

Why we should all focus on peace, love, and positivity In my previous post, I said that we have two choices in life. We can either live a life filled with peace and positivity, or a life filled with hate and negativity. Knowing first hand what it is like to be a victim of bullying,Read more

A Big Change For A Brighter Future

Good evening, I am just giving you a quick update on where things stand for this blog. Today is going to be a very short and brief post as I have some work to do. I am straying away from The Value Patrol. No, I will not be quitting my daily posts. Rather, I willRead more

The Unseen Dangers of Fitness Tracking & Calorie Counting

The hidden dangers of fitness tracking As time has passed, the fitness industry has only grown. People are starting to focus on improving their long term health by living a healthier lifestyle. We are watching the foods that we are eating, starting to exercising regularly, and we are even wearing fitness monitors to tell usRead more