How powerful is the desire for revenge?

(Three minute read about how to fight the urge to seek revenge)Have you ever been so mad at someone that revenge is the only thing on your mind?  It's arguably one of the most attractive, satisfying and instinctual human responses to experiencing pain and I can speak to that from significant personal experience... Revenge seems to make the pain go away for just long enough to feel good again for a brief period of time.  … Continue reading How powerful is the desire for revenge?

Don’t forget what you wished for yesterday.

One of the biggest distractions in life is the constant desire for something more. It's easy to forget how special today is in the development of a better tomorrow. Wanting to make your future brighter doesn't have to be a bad thing, but we can't allow ourselves to forget how hard we worked to get where we are today. If you are anything like me, you've spent the darker days of your life thus far … Continue reading Don’t forget what you wished for yesterday.

It doesn’t matter what they think of you…

In a world where our society urges us to fit in...don't.  Life isn't about following the path that society wants you to take;  it's about believing in yourself enough following the path that your heart tells you to. Know that you will make mistakes but that those mistakes present opportunities to grow.  Know that sometimes pain is unavoidable but that pain can be used to make you stronger and know that often times people will … Continue reading It doesn’t matter what they think of you…

A post about the value of learning from others…

For those of you who have never spent a day in the life of a United States soldier, let me ask you a simple question... Who do you think get's it worse from the Drill Sergeants in basic training; the guy who knows nothing or the guy who knows it all? The guy who knows it all hands down!  I have said it before and I will say it again; as humans, we are proud … Continue reading A post about the value of learning from others…

Yesterday was the last day of the old you!

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!

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