Dedication Becomes Habit

Sometimes, we may look at someone and feel like they have their shit 100% together and they don't struggle with anything because they are always following through with what they set out to do.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  There are some days where I go to the gym and my ENTIRE BRAIN is screaming at me to turn around and hightail it back home.  Hell, even tonight I didn't want to write a blog post, but because I try to post every Tuesday and Saturday (barring anything unforeseen), I opened my laptop and started typing.

Health: Priority #1

If you don't have health, your quality of life sucks.  I don't care if you have ten million dollars in the bank; if you don't have the ability to do what you want, when you want because of hangups with your health, you don't have anything.  For some people, money is the barrier to their desires, but that can always be earned.  Once you lose your health, you cannot buy it back.

Creating Steam

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary lies in pushing through those moments where you feel like you've hit a wall. Ordinary stops and shrugs its shoulders. Extraordinary picks up a sledgehammer and starts swinging.

Intentional Adversity

I listened to a snippet of a podcast today from Lewis Howes in which one theme was "we don't grow when things are fabulous".  In other words, we tend not to expand ourselves when things are already going pretty great.  It is only when we face hardship that we truly test our inner mettle and... Continue Reading →

Making a Choice

If you are a frequent social media user (and really, who isn't these days), I'm sure you've seen the "Just Do It!" video put out by Shia Lebeouf over a year ago. While his gesticulations,  posturing, and total commitment to this piece invite a lot of humor, his overall message fits in nicely with my... Continue Reading →

Discipline

As I sit here after my final weekend of holiday break, my thoughts keep going back to the importance of discipline.  My last Friday and Saturday of freedom were filled with friends, food, and alcohol.  This makes for great memories and satisfied taste buds, but stepping on the scale this morning sent me right back... Continue Reading →

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