Being talented doesn't make you special. It may make you feel special, but everyone is talented in some way or another. Talent by itself if worthless in my opinion. What makes someone truly special is what they choose to do with the talents God gave them. Do they showcase them for the world to see or do they use them solely for their own personal benefit and gain? The reality is, most people are afraid … Continue reading Everyone is talented….but what do you choose to do with your talents?
An unfortunate truth in life is that our human instincts often fill our brain with negativity and self-doubt in the face of adversity. I know this to be true because this was the brutal uphill battle I fought after the injury that ended my military career. Check out this week's blog about the one word I used to help me reframe my own negativity and self-doubt into life-changing positivity and inspiration. The truth is, it … Continue reading What one word can help eliminate self-doubt?
As many of you already know, my wife Kelsey Rose and I are expecting our first child (a daughter) in the next week! As ecstatic as we are to welcome Isabella Rose into this world, the nerves are finally starting to set in. The room is painted, I've hung the shelves in the nursery closet and the furniture is all put together which makes this feel so much more real. A few weeks ago, a … Continue reading Hell yes I’m nervous to be a dad! Here’s why…
(Five minute read about how to better manage your time!) One of the hardest skills to master in life is the ability to budget effectively. Agreed? When it comes to budgeting money, the hardest part is controlling the spending. There always appears to be infinite options for what to spend it on but there never seems to be enough of it to spend. It's hard to pick and choose what's worth our money and what … Continue reading How well do you budget your time?
If you start something - you finish it. That is a lesson that most of us learned growing up. Whether it was a sports team, after school program, yard work - it didn't matter. My father told me, "When you start something, you finish it - no matter what". Of course as a kid, I hated that. Kids get bored easily, especially when things aren't going their way and very rarely did things go my … Continue reading Quitting is only hard the first time