Don’t over complicate things. If you want to live an awesome life, surround yourself with awesome people. Tweet that out! I am fortunate enough to know some amazing people. Their names may not be up in lights, but they are making an impact. They are equipping leaders. They are creating laughter. They are fostering hope. They are healing hearts. They are sharing meals with hungry souls. They are doing work that matters, and I believe they are changing the world. Continue reading
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. -Ralph Waldo Emerson Part of calling dibs on your life means being okay with who you are. Psalm 139 reminds us that we are “fearfully and wonderfully made.” Embrace that! Be quirky. Be weird. Be unique. Don’t be normal. Just be you. (Encourage someone with a Tweet.) Discovering your passion and building the confidence to simply Be You is a process. Continue reading
I’m beginning to realize that fear, perhaps more than anything else, is one of my biggest enemies in life. It keeps me from taking action, it pushes me towards false comfort, and it tries really hard to isolate me from others who are fighting against it…and the list goes on. Fear Sucks According to Dr. Karl Albrecht in Psychology Today, fear is “An anxious feeling, caused by our anticipation of some imagined event or experience.” He states that there are Continue reading
If it is in your power to help another person–help them. One of life’s greatest blessings is the ability to engage with the people around us and infuse their lives with support, encouragement, and love. What’s one thing you can do today to lend a helping hand? Photo credit: Amanda Nisil with text overlay.
I’m passionate about personal development and am excited to share some awesome resources that I’ve used in my journey towards achieving and maintaining my ideal life. No fluff or filler—just practical, life-changing resources. Let’s dig in… 5 Blogs That Will Equip You for an Awesome Life 1. MichaelHyatt.com I can’t say enough good things about Michael Hyatt. He focuses on leadership, influence, and how to get your message out. His is one of the few blogs that I don’t miss Continue reading
What Winds Are You Facing? We can rarely predict what winds will come our way. Sometimes it’s a headwind pushing against us as we strive forward. Other times it is a tailwind helping us along. (Or you might be stuck in 80+ MPH winds in a Tornado Tube with your son!) I don’t know what kind of winds you are facing in your life right now. But I do urge you to embrace them. Jim Rohn said, “All of us Continue reading
I believe retirement is a false entitlement born out of a misunderstanding of what work is. It was conceived in a different era, when people’s life expectancy was shorter, big pensions were common, and before the inflated lifestyles we see today. Once upon a time: You retired at 62. Got a gold watch. Took your pension. Went on a vacation. And then died! The Times Have Changed The times have changed. People are living longer, spending more, and expecting much Continue reading
Why Should You Care About Mapping Out Your Day? Time, above and beyond anything else, is our most precious resource. Think about it. You can always make more money. Good health can be regained through making good choices regarding what you eat and staying active. Relationships can be mended. But when the sun sets on each day, it’s gone. You can’t produce more minutes or copy and paste the months. And as sad as it is, we can’t just blast Continue reading