What is integrity and why is it important in living a happy and fulfilling life?

Who are you when nobody is looking?  That is how integrity (#6 out of the 7 Army values) was defined for me in the military.  More specifically, integrity in the military meant "doing the right thing when nobody is looking". But what does that really mean?  In this article, I'll dive deeper into what integrity really is and why it's so important to have integrity in our journey to finding true happiness and fulfillment in … Continue reading What is integrity and why is it important in living a happy and fulfilling life?

Forgiving others is one thing but do you know how to forgive yourself?

One of the hardest parts of life is learning to forgive others when they hurt us. Especially when we are asked to forgive the same person over and over and over again.  But do you know what's even harder than forgiving others? In this week's article, I want to share with you the reasons why I believe learning to forgive ourselves is one of the most difficult things to do in life but also one … Continue reading Forgiving others is one thing but do you know how to forgive yourself?

5 reasons why we spend time doing things we don’t like doing…

Wouldn't life be so much easier if we could just spend all of our time doing only the things we enjoy doing?  So why do we continue to spend our time doing things we don't like doing? Isn't life hard enough already without the added stress of doing things that don't bring us happiness? So what really influences the choices that we in life?  I've found 5 reasons so here they are... I believe that … Continue reading 5 reasons why we spend time doing things we don’t like doing…

You’ve been lied to. Here’s the real formula for success…

If we want to succeed in life then all we need to do is just put our heads down and try really hard to produce the results we want, right?  Unfortunately it's not that simple and here's why... If it were that simple that would mean the formula for success would look something like... Hard work = Success, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, as I am sure many of you have also realized throughout your experiences in … Continue reading You’ve been lied to. Here’s the real formula for success…

What’s the one question you should ask to get to know someone?

Any guesses? If you were trying to get to know somebody whether it was on a date, during a job interview or anywhere else really but you only had one question you could ask, what would it be?  For me, this question is simple.  It's the same question I was asked for a third grade writing prompt, during my promotion board in the military and that I've asked during every interview I've been a part … Continue reading What’s the one question you should ask to get to know someone?

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