8 Things to Remember When Everything Goes Wrong

1. Pain is part of growing. Sometimes life closes doors because it’s time to move forward.  And that’s a good thing because we often won’t move unless circumstances force us to. When times are tough, remind yourself that no pain comes without a purpose. Move on from what hurt you, but never forget what it taught you.  Just because you’re struggling doesn’t mean you’re failing. Every … Continue reading 8 Things to Remember When Everything Goes Wrong

Prime…Time

Every morning you wake up to being one day older. These days roll into weeks, months, and years.   Before you know it, a significant portion of time has passed you by.   The question ultimately becomes: Have you been successful in how you spent your time?  It all depends on what you value most. Maybe you value spending time with your family and close friends, making … Continue reading Prime…Time

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

I just came across the transcript of a graduation commencement address that Steve Jobs delivered to the Stanford University class of 2005. Certain parts of this speech provides some exceptional first hand advice from a man who followed his heart and intuition in pursuit of what he loved in life… and he came out on top.  The full commencement address is definitely worth a quick … Continue reading Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

Living In The Moment 

It seems to be this way every year, I’ll explain; one morning I wake up and it’s suddenly spring.  Trees are blooming, flowers are poking their sleepy heads out of the ground, and birds are chirping excitedly at all hours of the day. It’s impressive, the way nature just bursts into bloom so brilliantly every year, surprising me every time.  No matter how many times … Continue reading Living In The Moment 

The Irony of Choice

Sometimes it’s almost impossible to decipher the right choice from the wrong one.   Good could be cloaked behind bad, or bad behind good.   Once the decision has been made, the moment is gone.   That decision will alter your path in one way or another.   The repercussions to some choices may ripple throughout the remainder of your life, while others may be easily altered.   The level … Continue reading The Irony of Choice

Good Morning!

What inspires you?  There are a lot of things that can provide inspiration – seeing other people accomplish great things, overcome adversity, hearing inspirational quotes, even the beauty of nature can remind us just how lucky we are to be alive. It’s easy to forget what an amazing gift life can be. Our lives are nothing but a cosmic blink. Even our seemingly all-encompassing world … Continue reading Good Morning!

To: Someone Who Doesn’t Feel Good Enough

Dear You, It’s time for a quick story about life… Once upon a time there was an elderly woman who needed to walk down to the river every morning to fetch water for drinking, cooking and cleaning. She carried two buckets with her, filled them up at the riverbank, and walked back with them to her rural cottage home. One of the buckets was newer, … Continue reading To: Someone Who Doesn’t Feel Good Enough