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How well do you budget your time?

(Five minute read about how to better manage your time!) One of the hardest skills to master in life is ...
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Are you willing to admit when you’re wrong? Most people aren’t…

(One minute read about the power of self-accountability!) What makes being wrong so difficult but being right so satisfying?  Why ...
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Looking for more happiness in how you live? Try this.

(Two minute read about a life changing perspective!) Have you noticed that negativity appears nearly inescapable in todays world? The ...
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Have you ever faced an obstacle that seemed impossible to overcome?

(Two minute read about how to best face adversity in life!) Most of you reading this post have likely realized ...
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A letter to the doctor who told me I would never walk again…

(One minute read about the power of perseverance) Let me start by saying – you were wrong.  I will never ...
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A letter to my fallen hero.

(Two minute read about the day that changed my life) Dear Chris, I miss you like crazy brother.  I still ...
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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 ...
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What’s the easiest question to answer as a kid but only get’s harder as we grow older?

(two minute read about identifying your purpose in life)  Well, what’s the answer to this riddle?  What is the easiest ...
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The best way to help you deal with stress….

If I have learned one thing from living with chronic pain everyday, it’s that we live in a world where ...
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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 ...
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I appreciate your feedback!

Let me start by saying THANK YOU for all of the support I have received from my followers.  You are ...
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The secret to resolving conflict…

I love when people ask me why I studied conflict management in college. My answer is typically pretty simple; if ...
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Quitting is only hard the first time

If you start something – you finish it.  That is a lesson that most of us learned growing up.  Whether ...
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Live the life ten-year-old-you would be proud of…

Some kids dreamed of driving fancy cars and living in a big house but not me. I dreamed of freedom ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Just keep fighting…

Countless times in my life I have found myself questioning my capability to make it out of the difficult situations ...
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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 ...
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If you really want to get to know someone you should ask them this one question…

If you could have one super power what would it be? There have been two times in my life that ...
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How Ultimate Fail Videos Changed My Life! (A post about self care)

There often seem to be more tough days in life than easy ones. If you are anything like me, there ...
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The Progress Pyramid! (My strategy for accomplishing goals -4 minute read)

School sucks. I never liked it as a kid, but I randomly found that I loved “reading” about how the ...
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Read this post about the two ways to form a habit! (6 minute read)

Whether we realize it or not, habits and routines fill the better portion of our lives.  Sometimes they are developed ...
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Read this post about the value of doing things right the first time…..

One thing I hated most while growing up was my dad’s attention to detail.  He saw everything.  He told my brothers and ...
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Everyone is talented….It’s what you do with your talents that matter!

Being talented doesn’t make you special.  It may make you feel special, but everyone is talented in some way or ...
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Secrets from Strangers!!

The ALS walk is tomorrow! I have already raised over $350 for the ALS walk from book sales of my ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Train your Brain

This is a post about how we can train our brain to directly impact our likelihood of success (5 minute ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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