Active In Happiness

My perspective on life has been a roller coaster. I've gone from believing "everything happens for a reason" to "life is incredibly cruel and unfair" with thinking life is beautiful to being distraught at its random destruction. While Life is going to throw us curve-balls of blessings and curses, there is one truth that we … Continue reading Active In Happiness

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Calling On Your Farm Team

A farm team is the "back-up" resources that comprise a minor league team and can be utilized by the major leagues when deemed "worthy" and "necessary." Known specifically in the context of sports, I'm using this blog to look at farm teams in a whole new light. Specifically, what would a farm team mean, or … Continue reading Calling On Your Farm Team

Great Expectations

The title of this post is reminiscent of the Charles Dickens classic about how unfulfilling the expectations of wealth and status are, while loyalty and morality are the elements that guide us to true fulfillment. But this isn't a post about Charles Dickens, or the moral journey of his protagonist, Pip. Instead, it is about … Continue reading Great Expectations

My American Wish List

A maverick is defined as an unorthodox, or independent-minded person. On Saturday, August 25, we lost America's Maverick, Senator John McCain. With his loss comes an incredible loss for our country, a country that is very much in need of his presence. For the past few years, the divisiveness that has plagued America has been … Continue reading My American Wish List

Find Your Spot

Whether we like to admit it or not we've all taken work home with us.  It may be physical papers and projects that couldn't get done before "quitting time" or the mental work of worries and lists of things you know you need to do. It's hard to not bring work home with us. It … Continue reading Find Your Spot

Make Yourself An Asset

When it comes to being a young professional and wanting to excel and develop in your career there's one piece of advice that beats all the rest. It was given to me my senior year of college and has framed my mentality since – no matter where you are or what work you are doing, … Continue reading Make Yourself An Asset

The Power of Positive Thinking

The Power of Positive Thinking - it was the motto on my recent trip to Maui. You see, even when you travel to paradise, things can go incredibly wrong. Whether it was delayed flights, missing luggage, a thought-to-be-lost wallet, or exploring the unknown, the power of positive thinking never failed us. Positive thinking can be hoping … Continue reading The Power of Positive Thinking