1. Resiliency

    Defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness” I think most people know that one person who seems to bounce back from adversity quicker, have better attitude when confronted with the unexpected and who seems happier in life.  So, how do they get there and how does tha…Read More

  2. Embrace Our Differences

    I could not imagine a world in which everyone agreed with me all the time. I would not want to be around people that agreed with me on my every thought, opinion and belief.  How boring would these conversations become and what would I learn? It is our differences that provide perspective, balance a…Read More

  3. Your Most Important Relationship

    In a world devoid of interpersonal relationships, where is seems everyone is a friend, connection or follower it is easy for us to lose sight of our most important relationship.  The one that truly defines all the others in our lives.  This relationship sets the thermometer for how we allow others…Read More

  4. Small Acts

    20 years ago, as a nervous young man, debating on relocating his family to a new state, joining a new agency and starting my career over again, I waited anxiously in a small police department lobby.   As I was sitting there rehearsing the answers to the questions, I anticipated be asked, several of…Read More

  5. Rearview Mirror

    Self-assessing is a critical skill that if mastered, allows us to make improvements in our lives, relationships and facilitate our growth. However, if not done correctly, it can easily lead to being overly self-critical, a loss of confidence and lack of action. When I look back at my journey, I iden…Read More

  6. Overnight Success?

    We often view other’s success as an overnight occurrence.  What we don’t see is the years of struggle.  The battle with doubts, insecurity and the perseverance and courage they need to continue.  My journey is no different.  What seems like success happening quickly now, has in fact been par…Read More

  7. Quitting Is an Option

    We usually hear this quote in the reverse, where people tell you quitting is not an option. This is  done to keep you motivated, inspired and to get you to do more. Unfortunately, it is not true. We can always quit, and it is most definitely an option. To be honest, during this transition period in…Read More

  8. Your Story is?

    We all have a story.  Where we are from, how we were raised, things we are good at, stuff we wished we would have done more of and things we regretted doing at all.  We all have scars on our bodies, in our minds and our spirits from the journey.  How we use them is our choice. They can become the…Read More

  9. Intentional

    The definition of intentional is to be done on purpose; deliberate. How many of us go through each day without having any intentions about our happiness, fitness, relationships, finances and our lives? We wake up placing all our hope in external sources that they will come through and provide these …Read More

  10. What If?

    No matter how hard we try to be our best, do our best and be perfect, someone, somewhere is not going to agree with what we are doing. They are going to have an opinion on how we could do it better or how they would do it if it was them. They have lots of advice on what you should do next, where you…Read More