At 5.5 miles to peak, Mt. Everest reminded me I still had a long way to travel. I knew that with the community and my support group it was only a matter of time before I scaled my own Everest and you are just as capable! Read More
Every day in every region of the world there are stories being told. Unknown names and faces help in emergencies or in simple moments of respect and kindness. A man with a free hugs sign in an open air mall. A random stranger running across a highway to help an overturned car. A sudden heart attack assisted by a card-carrying CPR member breathing for a random passerby while the paramedics arrive. All of these are stories without authors. Read More
We learn success from continually changing sources. We have mentors, teachers, books, websites, and family and friends. Recently, I found a hidden lesson about success from a pork-chop. Here is my story. Read More
Too many times we hear the phrase “grounds for divorce” and think about its devastating impact. Instead, we should be thinking about grounds for marriage. What is it that you do, feel, and say that keeps your loved one close? While no universal practice or theory of marriage and relationships exists, we can sort out a few important tips that span all relationships. Read More
We can't hope to truly move on without releasing the ties and anchors that hold us down. It can be hurtful to find out that we are the holders of the key to release our leg, but I can promise that once you open the lock and release your emotional baggage, you will see happiness manifest and know that you empowered yourself to take the step. You are stronger than you can ever imagine. Begin today with basic honesty. Read More
Why am I here? Why did they do this? Why did this happen to me? Do these questions sound familiar? They might because they are asked every minute of every day of every year. Over and over until exhaustion. When...
Think about the unhealthy behaviors in your life. Maybe it is food, an addiction, smoking, or negative self-talk. Now think about all the steps it will take to get from unhealthy to healthy. Feel overwhelmed yet? Read More
What happens when you head to the doctor and later receive a call about the rest of your life? That was my chapter of a book I believed was coming to an end. Yet despite all of my faltering emotions over the past weeks, I came out stronger and learned the most important lesson when you receive life-changing news… Read More