Pursuing your passions

Are you pursuing your passions?  I mean head down, full head of steam, going after them? Let’s be real, most of us aren’t. And, even if we are, we probably aren’t to that extent. But why not? Why is it that so few people are truly living out their best lives, and using their timeRead more ⟶

70 Life Lessons I Wish I’d Learned Sooner

Dear Younger Me: I know that many folks make you feel scared to pursue your dreams. They whisper doubts and spread fear and make you question everything, don’t they? Do you know why they do that? Because they’re scared to pursue their dreams, not because you should be scared to pursue yours! Truth is, sharingRead more ⟶

Have you lost something and can’t seem to move on?

Have you noticed the way that one conversation can plant a seed that leads you to great clarity? The way that the simplest sentence can suddenly open up a whole train of thought and allows you to see something you’ve been struggling with for so long in a completely different way? That’s exactly what happenedRead more ⟶

Why You Are Always One Decision Away From Improving Your Life

Good Habits Build Strong Character “The secret of change is to focus all your energy, not fighting the old, but on building the new.” — Socrates Are you aware of anything holding you back from improving your life at present? It may be a resource such as money, better living conditions, access to certain information orRead more ⟶

Feeling Anguish? Listen to Your Body. Not to Other People.

The body says what words cannot. — Martha Graham I love swimming in Austin’s amazing Barton Springs Pool — it’s cold and enlivening. Most of the time I swim there three times a week, year round. But last year my dad and my dog died in the depths of winter. It doesn’t get that cold in Austin,Read more ⟶

Embrace Your Broken Parts: Unleash Love

I think that the rawest, most brutal parts of our humanity… can be incredibly beautiful if we’re willing to see it that way. That’s the great disparity. … When we can really embrace every bit of our humanity, even the parts that shame us the most, there’s such great beauty in being cracked open. How muchRead more ⟶

Why Accepting All That Is, Gives You The Freedom To Be Yourself

Why Thoughts Are Saboteurs “Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”—Reinhold Niebuhr  Think of a current problem upsetting you right now. It may be related to a relationship, your finances, career, health or otherwise. Try toRead more ⟶

You Have To Let Go A Lot, To Unlock The Next Level In Your Life

Life Can Change At The Drop Of A Hat “We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” — Joseph Campbell I’d like you to reflect on the following questions and be honest with your answers. Are your plans and goalsRead more ⟶

Chiefs Quarterback Patrick Mahomes Brought His Team Back From The Brink of Failure, Saved Their Season (and Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence)

Jeffrey Beall via Wikimedia Commons The Kansas City Chiefs pulled off a historic comeback last month: Playing against the Houston Texans, the Chiefs became the first team to win a playoff game by 20 points after trailing by 20 points in the same game. The first 20 minutes were tough for Chiefs fans to swallow: Multiple dropped passes. A blockedRead more ⟶

I Had To Change or Die

Never would I have thought that I would be running the business of my dreams only doing the work I LOVE and I get to do it on my terms. How did I get here? I had to change or die.  Let me explain. I became extremely ill to the point of literally being daysRead more ⟶