Dear SSG Stan, I will never forget that week we spent on that hilltop in Hungary. Your crazy ass thought it would be an awesome idea to park a "humvee" on top of a hill and live out of it for a week. We had barely any food, it was freezing cold, we lived out of a crappy truck, and had a radio going off 24/7...but somehow we had the time of our lives... We … Continue reading A letter to my fallen brother
After three back surgeries I can honestly say that I haven't taken a single pain pill. My doctors told me it wouldn't be possible but there is not greater motivation than the desire to prove someone wrong. Even the nurses pleaded with me to take the medication on their regimented medication plans but I wouldn't budge. This wasn't because I was "too tough" for medication but because I knew I could find a healthier way … Continue reading What happens when you combines cuss words with yoga?
(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?
(One minute read about the power of self-accountability!) What makes being wrong so difficult but being right so satisfying? Why is it that we love knowing we won an argument but hate admitting when we lost? Maybe this doesn't apply to everyone but only the truly self-aware will admit if it does. What about you? Does this sound familiar? If so, keep reading... Would you believe me if I told you that the moment I … Continue reading Are you willing to admit when you’re wrong? Most people aren’t…
(two minute read about identifying your purpose in life) Well, what's the answer to this riddle? What is the easiest question to answer as a kid but one that only get's harder as we grow older? Any takers? The answer is what I call The Golden Question: What do you want to do be when you grow up? Do you agree? How was this question so easy to answer when we were six years old … Continue reading What’s the easiest question to answer as a kid but only get’s harder as we grow older?