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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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

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

11 Essential Checkpoints On the Roadmap to Better Confidence

I've written about how I have struggled with confidence and self-esteem. In a nutshell not only do I struggle in believing in my own capabilities, but I struggle to believe I am capable of achieving what I'm passionate about. I've decided to confront this problem head-on and create for myself a roadmap to meet greater … Continue reading 11 Essential Checkpoints On the Roadmap to Better Confidence

Building Confidence

I'm reading a new book When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn't the Life You Want and it is loaded with stories of people who jump from careers that are just ehh to passions that are snap crackle pop (great metaphor, I know!). I've only gotten through the first section of the book, which focuses … Continue reading Building Confidence

Spiritual Direction

There tends to be a toss-up between my indecisiveness and impatience for what tends to be my greatest flaw. But a few years ago, I embarked on a journey that allowed me to tap into and start working on the former as a way to understand the power and importance of discernment.  This journey was … Continue reading Spiritual Direction