I Dare You.

It's so much easier in life to be average. To not rock the boat and to toe the line.  It's so much easier falling into a routine with everyone else.  Falling into the norm.  Doing exactly what your parents, not you, want you to be in life. Yea, ok.  No.  I have always been someone who …

How Optimism Is One Of The Keys To Success

(Gary Vaynerchuck on the DailyVee) Life is tough, but I wouldn't want it any other way. I have lived through some dark times and moments where I didn't know I would survive. And I am not talking about on a deployment in Iraq or Afghanistan. I am talking about everyday life before and after the military. …

Stop Setting Yourself On Fire For Others

We are all guilty of it.  We meet someone and we subconsciously become obsessed with them. I am not just talking about someone you are romantically interested in. That goes for platonic relationships, too. As humans, we have an insane yearning to be liked and accepted by others. Think about it. You gave your all …

The One Trick To Push Your Personal Development Through The Roof

We all want to become better at this thing called life.  To continuously improve and move closer towards greatness.  But a lot of times we have no rhyme or reason how we go about it pursuing it.  Well, I learned early on that one way works.  Not just for myself, but for many others.  It's …

How Defining Your Why Gives You Purpose 

Why do you get up every morning?  Why do you go to work?  Why do you go to school?  Why do you do anything?  Because it's expected of you, right?  Because you don't want to let your boss down or your parents for that matter?  But honestly those are all reasons for someone else.  Not …

4 Tips That Will Help You Become Your True Self

(courtesy of RedFrost Motivation)  Do you know who you are? There is someone out there right now who is feeling less than themselves.  There are a number of people out there who are just existing and getting by.  Caught in the rat race of life. They are getting by, but not happy where they are. More …

9/11- We Remember, But We Have To Do Better

(photo courtesy of Sean Geraghty) Remember. Everyone remembers where they were when the first plane hit. Everyone remembers their reaction. Must have been an accident. Remember when the second one hit? Something is wrong. Are we being attacked? That is was immediately came into my mind. And from that day on, my life was completely changed. …

How Your Attitude Effects Your Growth

Your mom always told you about your bad attitude as a child, huh?  Mine used to tell me that a bad attitude will stunt your growth.  Luckily I listened because I am over six feet tall now! But is the old wise saying even true?  I would say yes.  Think about it this scenario:  You …

Isn’t It Time To Get In Focus?

We are rattled. Off kilter. Unfocused. Something threw us off our balance and we can't get back on track. You know why?  Because we won't take the time to reset ourselves. To get back into our right position in life We need to stop everything and get back in focus. Think about a photographer. Before …