1. The Challenge to Find Ourselves

    “The definition of hell is when the person you are meets the person you could have been.” - Unknown I love that quote and have referenced it many times during my recent struggles. When I think about it, I find pride and a weird sort of happiness in my situation.  I know that by going through th…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Passion vs Calling

    This week I was blessed to have been posed with this question from a longtime friend:  Am I pursuing my passions or is this a calling?  I was caught off guard by the question and had to take a moment to come up with my response. Passions are emotions which can come and go. They can burn intense fo…Read More

  5. Purpose vs Motivation

    This week I was asked to deliver a “motivational” talk with someone who was struggling.  It got me thinking that I don’t really like being “motivational”.  I would much rather have a talk in which people reflect and find their true “purpose”. When I think of motivation I think of vid…Read More

  6. Why?

    Knowing your why? This statement is pretty popular in motivational speaking and life coaching circles, so many of you have probably heard it in some context or another. There are two keys points to keep in mind trying to identify your why. First off you need to separate your why you do what you do, …Read More

  7. Right Where We are Supposed to BE!

    I've always been a dreamer and believer that I was destined to accomplish great things in my life.  Throughout the past 44 years, I have had good experiences, bad experiences, laughed, cried, tried things that scared the hell out of me and hung my head in shame a time or two.  But I never let any …Read More