Who really benefits from forgiveness?

One of the most difficult parts of life is moving past the pain and hurt that someone else has caused us.  It's often hard to let it go because we want apologies and answers for the scars left behind.  We want to know why they caused us pain or how someone could hurt us so easily.  But more often than not, we never get the answers we are looking for. It's completely rational to want answers … Continue reading Who really benefits from forgiveness?

The only way to overcome a weakness is to exploit it!

Growing up, I never truly learned to play the game of Chess. I remember playing once throughout my entire childhood and my brother Nick kicked my ass so badly that I never played again.  Of course, since Nick was my older brother, he rubbed it in my face.  I had never played the game before and I didn’t know the rules, but all I knew was that I sucked at the game and losing was … Continue reading The only way to overcome a weakness is to exploit it!

Train your Brain

This is a post about how we can train our brain to directly impact our likelihood of success (5 minute read)!We often don’t realize how important the words we choose to use are.  More specifically, when we fill our lives with ambition and goals, we must choose words that are conducive to accomplishing what we set out to achieve.  We must train our brains to think positively and use words that are motivating and encouraging.  Contrary to … Continue reading Train your Brain

Life is like art class…

I sucked at art growing up but somehow I always got an A.  For those of you who knew me growing up, I didnt get many A's in school.  Art and Gym, that was about it.  I loved doing the art, I just wasn't good at it.  I rememebr turning in projects and cringing anticipating a failing grade just to be suprised by another A.  I quickly realized that I was never judged or graded on … Continue reading Life is like art class…

Don’t be afraid to ask for help!

One of the most toxic ingredients to personal progress and growth is pride.  Why?  Because often times, we allow it to impact our ability to admit when change is needed in our lives or when we need help.  As humans, we are proud beings and that’s a great thing, if used correctly!  If we are living life right, we take pride in who we are, what we do and how we live our lives and … Continue reading Don’t be afraid to ask for help!

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