Three steps to help you manage hardship and pain in life.

The harsh reality is that at some point throughout our lives we will all experience hardship and pain to some degree.  Once we accept that truth, the question then becomes...what do we do with the hardship and pain we face in life? Do we let it consume and control our lives and steal our happiness from us or do we find a better way to manage it? Regardless of whether the pain in your life … Continue reading Three steps to help you manage hardship and pain in life.

What is integrity and why is it important in living a happy and fulfilling life?

Who are you when nobody is looking?  That is how integrity (#6 out of the 7 Army values) was defined for me in the military.  More specifically, integrity in the military meant "doing the right thing when nobody is looking". But what does that really mean?  In this article, I'll dive deeper into what integrity really is and why it's so important to have integrity in our journey to finding true happiness and fulfillment in … Continue reading What is integrity and why is it important in living a happy and fulfilling life?

If I told you one book would change your life forever, would you read it (no, its not one of mine)…?

This book will change your life, FOREVER.  This video contains my thoughts on the book along with the three (3) main reasons why this book is an absolute MUST READ for everyone. The inspirational story of Kyle Carpenter, a United States Marine who was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroically jumping on a grenade in Afghanistan, will provide you with the perspective you need to face obstacles in your own life and the inspiration … Continue reading If I told you one book would change your life forever, would you read it (no, its not one of mine)…?

Forgiving others is one thing but do you know how to forgive yourself?

One of the hardest parts of life is learning to forgive others when they hurt us. Especially when we are asked to forgive the same person over and over and over again.  But do you know what's even harder than forgiving others? In this week's article, I want to share with you the reasons why I believe learning to forgive ourselves is one of the most difficult things to do in life but also one … Continue reading Forgiving others is one thing but do you know how to forgive yourself?

What one word can help eliminate self-doubt?

An unfortunate truth in life is that our human instincts often fill our brain with negativity and self-doubt in the face of adversity.  I know this to be true because this was the brutal uphill battle I fought after the injury that ended my military career. Check out this week's blog about the one word I used to help me reframe my own negativity and self-doubt into life-changing positivity and inspiration. The truth is, it … Continue reading What one word can help eliminate self-doubt?

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