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

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

Me, Myself and I

When I was in Boy Scouts one of the merit badges I earned was Lifesaving. The most important lesson I took from that experience was that if a person is drowning you should never jump in to try to save them.  Instead, look for an object to throw to them to help them float or … Continue reading Me, Myself and I

Say Yes

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life.” -Steve Jobs Yes. It's the most underestimated word in our vocabulary.  I would even argue that it is more powerful than love, courage or ambition.  That's because yes is the one word … Continue reading Say Yes

Get Through the Grit

There are times in our lives, maybe even throughout our daily routine when we come across metaphorical quicksand. We feel that we are stuck and maybe even worse than that we feel that we are sinking.  Whether it is at work, in relationships or in our own minds, the grit we come across can either … Continue reading Get Through the Grit