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 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…
There often seem to be more tough days in life than easy ones. If you are anything like me, there have been countless days where you've come home from work, school, and life in general and feel completely overwhelmed. Some people just carry on with life without decompressing after a tough day, but I have come to realize that without proper self-care, the stress of life will eat you alive. Now, here is where I am … Continue reading How Ultimate Fail Videos Changed My Life! (A post about self care)
School sucks. I never liked it as a kid, but I randomly found that I loved "reading" about how the pyramids were built. Brick by brick, year after year, these incredible structures were constructed by hand. No fancy machinery - just grit and dedication. What fascinated me the most was that thousands of years later - they stand stronger than ever. It took years to build a single pyramid. In today's world, most people set a … Continue reading The Progress Pyramid! (My strategy for accomplishing goals -4 minute read)
Whether we realize it or not, habits and routines fill the better portion of our lives. Sometimes they are developed through instinctual repetition and impulse and other times, they are developed through a matter of conscious repetition and focus. We make choices from the moment we wake up until the moment we fall asleep. We choose who we spend time with, what we spend our time doing, what we do for fun, for work, etc. … Continue reading Read this post about the two ways to form a habit! (6 minute read)