Resilience & Adaptability: Start Training Now

The image for this blog post has a very real purpose which will become apparent later in this article. It was taken in the Viñales Valley of Cuba as I ran up to a bus I had just watched slide side-to-side on the road, flip over and slide down a grassy embankment. It only took a split second to snap…

Read More→

Quotes on Faith From Inspirational Leaders Worldwide

Faith is one of those things I work to cultivate on a daily basis. Not only does a daily cultivation of faith in our creator bring us the blessings of nature, but it connects us with the almighty power that is God. It is faith that satisfies the illogical craving which produces the ultimate disappointment and pain associated with hope….

Read More→

Why you should “walk” at your college graduation

Finishing college is something many of us just want to see over and done with by the time we get to our final year. I know that working full time all the way through both my bachelor’s and master’s degrees left me wanting to do just about anything but go back to the university and deal with the crowds and…

Read More→

The Fitness Lifestyle Isn’t for Everyone and Why That’s Okay

The fitness lifestyle is one I’ve lived for the vast majority of my life. Even during times when I’m not lifting weights or doing my cardio on a daily basis, I am still doing something to move myself forward physically such as eating well, eating cleaner foods, trying Yoga, or just being more active in some way. Throughout my many…

Read More→

The #1 Way to Live a Fit and Happy Life In a Crazy World

The other day I was training in the gym and a gentleman walked by and asked me, “how’s it going?” Without a thought I answered, “I’m fabulous, how are you?” I really hadn’t intended to bring about a conversation but my answer caused the man the stop. Looking perplexed, he kind of made fun of me by saying, “fabulous eh?”…

Read More→

The 8 Secrets to Happiness Revealed

You know – it’s pretty interesting. The more people I meet, the more I age and the further I travel, there is one universal truth that I can’t seem to escape. People everywhere and at every stage of life are in pursuit of happiness. The thing that sticks out to me most is how few people I’ve actually come across…

Read More→

The Top 10 Travel Stops in Central Texas

Central Texas holds a special place in my heart. I lived there from 1985-1991 and met some of the best people I’ve ever known. This area of the world isn’t highly populated, nor will you find attractions like Disney World or the Grand Canyon. What you will find is a vibrant cultural heritage that permeates every small community in the…

Read More→

My Top 5 Self-Help Books

When looking for motivational reading or self-help information, we often turn to books for insight.  This is wise.  There is something inside of us that tells us that written work is the way to go when we want to find information that is meaningful.  Sure, we search blogs (like this one) and look for stuff online, but when it comes…

Read More→