When we experience hardship in life, we seldom see it as a positive experience and the reasons why that is are rather obvious. When we are going through a hard part of life, our focus isn't on finding the silver lining in those difficulties because we are focused on surviving those hardships. It's hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel when we are barely hanging on, right? But in this article, … Continue reading Here’s why the biggest challenges in your life may also be your biggest opportunities…
How powerful is perspective?
It should come as no surprise to anyone reading this that today's world is full of negativity, despair and unhappiness. In fact, most media outlets spoon feed us content that fosters that very perspective of the world through nearly every platform available. But the reality is, we don't have to accept anyone else's view of the world, or life for that matter, as our own. We get to choose for ourselves which perspective we wish … Continue reading How powerful is perspective?
Three steps to help you manage hardship and pain in life.
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.
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?