What makes you one of a kind?

We live in a world were we often focus on what we don't have, instead of what we do.  Regardless of how far we've come, we instinctually pursue something greater without appreciation for what got us to where we are.  We chase our role models and assume that to accomplish what they have - we must be the same.  When in fact, it's not our similarities that make us great, it's what makes us different … Continue reading What makes you one of a kind?

Why I search for adversity…

For the majority of my life I ran in the opposite direction of anything that would cause me resistance in my life.  Anytime I perceived a potential threat to my happiness or success, I turned and ran.  Then, the day came where I shipped off to basic training.  Needless to say, I found my fair share of adversity immediately.  More than I ever thought I could handle.  Suddenly, I felt myself break through thresholds I … Continue reading Why I search for adversity…

Start living your life like there is no tomorrow…

Disclaimer: THIS IS NOT A YOLO (you only live once) post. However, what I want you to to consider is a mindset I embraced while in the military. I never went to combat, but from the day I left for the Army I embraced the fact that any day could be my last. I was at peace with the possibility that I may never come home, but I refused to spend any day chasing anything … Continue reading Start living your life like there is no tomorrow…

What sets your soul on fire?

Take a moment and ask yourself; what is it in your life that you are beyond passionate about?  It's not an easy question to answer, and if it is, you likely answered it wrong.  I am not talking about what makes you happy, like going to the gym, or your job, but I mean the true reason you wake up every day.  What is it that lights that fuse every morning for you to leave … Continue reading What sets your soul on fire?