2018: The Year To Get Back To Basics

When I started reflecting on the year we are wrapping up, I began to think of everything big and exciting that happened. Then came the let down as the more and more I reflected there were no magnificent, awe-inspiring adventures. There were no changes professionally. There were no big changes be it additions to family … Continue reading 2018: The Year To Get Back To Basics

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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

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

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

Milestone Reflections

Another year older, another wiser? When I was asked a couple days ago by my coworkers what were the highlights of the past year of life, I shrugged it off like it wasn't a very special year. Truth is, 26 was probably the most eventful year of my life yet, but I almost forgot about … Continue reading Milestone Reflections

Unexpected Gratitude

We are lucky.  We are afforded the opportunity to take a day, to stop everything and simply be grateful for the people, experiences and things in our lives. The problem is that it is harder and harder to truly stop and be grateful in the midst of premature holiday shopping and festivity planning.  It is harder … Continue reading Unexpected Gratitude