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.
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?
For those of you who have known me for a while, you should know two things about my by now. First, I say a lot of swear words (a.k.a sentence enhancers) and second, something like yoga is typically not my thing. However, I must admit that the desperation that has come from a life of chronic pain has forced me outside of my comfort zone. So far from of my traditional comfort zone in fact, … Continue reading What happens when you combine cuss words with yoga?
Well, what's the answer to this riddle? What is the easiest question to answer as a kid but one that only get's harder to answer as we grow older? Any takers? The answer is what I call The Golden Question... The Golden Question: What do you want to do with your life? Do you agree? How was this question so easy to answer when we were six years old but as adults it became mind-boggling? … Continue reading Riddle me this: What’s the easiest question to answer as a kid but only get’s harder as we grow older?
If I have learned one thing from living with chronic pain everyday, it's that we live in a world where irritability and frustration often comes easier than happiness. It seems easier to notice the things that upset us most in life than to appreciate those things that truly make us smile. If this sounds familiar to you, than give brief article a quick read (less than a minute). I truly believe that the best way … Continue reading Here’s the strategy that forever changed how I deal with stress…