It doesn’t matter what they think of you…

In a world where our society urges us to fit in...don't.  Life isn't about following the path that society wants you to take;  it's about believing in yourself enough following the path that your heart tells you to. Know that you will make mistakes but that those mistakes present opportunities to grow.  Know that sometimes pain is unavoidable but that pain can be used to make you stronger and know that often times people will … Continue reading It doesn’t matter what they think of you…

A post about the value of learning from others…

For those of you who have never spent a day in the life of a United States soldier, let me ask you a simple question... Who do you think get's it worse from the Drill Sergeants in basic training; the guy who knows nothing or the guy who knows it all? The guy who knows it all hands down!  I have said it before and I will say it again; as humans, we are proud … Continue reading A post about the value of learning from others…

Just keep fighting…

Countless times in my life I have found myself questioning my capability to make it out of the difficult situations in which I have found myself.  If it wasn't for the incredible people in my life, it's fair to say I wouldn't be here today to write this post.  But that's not because they fought those fights for me; its because they gave me the strength to not give up.  That's what life is about; … Continue reading Just keep fighting…

Yesterday was the last day of the old you!

If you struggle implementing change in your life than this post is for you. I can't count how many times I've told myself I would start making changes in my life tomorrow.  I'll start going to the gym tomorrow, I'm too tired today.  I'll start eating healthier tomorrow, this junk food tastes too good today.  I'll start studying more, trying harder, doing better....tomorrow because today just isn't right.  But what I have come to realize … Continue reading Yesterday was the last day of the old you!

If you really want to get to know someone you should ask them this one question…

If you could have one super power what would it be? There have been two times in my life that I have been asked this question that I will truly never forget: This was the topic of the first paper I remember writing in school in probably third grade... It was the last question that my Command Sergeant Major asked me during my promotion board for Sergeant (SGT) in the United States Army..... Needless to … Continue reading If you really want to get to know someone you should ask them this one question…

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