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.

Do YOU

When you admire someone, you naturally want them to think highly of you. And as the saying goes, imitation is the highest form of flattery. But the thing is, if you are truly admiring the right people, they will want you to become the best version of yourself, not the second-best version of them.

LIVE for Something

Yesterday I was listening to a song, and one of the lyrics stood out to me: "Why isn't anyone willing to die for anything anymore?" (paraphrased). At first glance, being willing to die for something is the ultimate commitment.  You are willing to lay down your LIFE for this thing, which means you are willing... Continue Reading →

Living with Intention

Yesterday as I was driving into work, I realized about half way to my school that I had been driving in silence.  Normally, I have the radio blasting, pumping me up for a long day of dealing with the deep woes and immediate highs that tend to follow adolescent boys and girls. The fact that... Continue Reading →

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 →

Master the Forge

While I was being productive browsing Instagram the other day, I scrolled past the following quote: Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking. -William B. Sprague I absolutely love this.  In other words... Don't wait for the skill, create the skill.  For much of my life,... 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 →

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