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“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” ― May Sarton As I celebrated my 30th birthday in February, I reflected back on the valuable lessons I learned in my 20s. Here are my biggest takeaways. 1. Be 100% Unapologetic Being myself was difficult as I did everything I was supposed to according to society’s expectations. To makes...
  “Men do not attract what they want, but who they are.” – James Allen Choose Empowering Thoughts My thoughts are the seedlings of my reality. Oblivious to the power of my thoughts, I was easily persuaded and influenced by society and those around me. This included information taught in school, my friends’ stories and marketing messages seen on television. Those influences caused me...
“Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character.” ― Stephen Covey Focus On Your Wins One of my favorite hobbies is rock climbing, which consists of two types: bouldering and rope-climbing. To have a good balance of technique, endurance and stamina, I incorporate both into my weekly workouts. For...
“Every time you say yes to something you don’t want to do, this will happen: you will resent people, you will do a bad job, you will have less energy for the things you were doing a good job on, you will make less money, and yet another small percentage of your life will be used up, burned up,...
“Fear is only as deep as the mind allows.” – Japanese Proverb Fear Fear is a vital response to physical and emotional danger. I’m experiencing fear now as I write this article. And that fear is the fear of rejection - not being “good enough” for acceptance. This fear is the cause of the fear of public speaking which is the number one phobia in...
“Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.” – Dale Turner Redefine Your Past With Empowerment I can't change my past, however, I can change the meaning that I give to any event. At age seven, I nearly drowned to death. It was a bright and sunny...
“The purpose of life is to live a life of purpose.”  ― Richard Leider Your Most Important Discovery in Life Are you living a life of purpose? Do you feel excited about waking up in the morning to start your day? Or do you dread about how it will unfold?   Are you grounded like a mountain and know what you stand for? Or...
“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” ― Henry David Thoreau Carve Your Own Path From the moment of birth, I was conditioned with beliefs of how I “should” live my life. Born into a family of farmers, I was exposed to the simple lifestyle. Oblivious to being “poor,” my family and I were content and satisfied with what we had. But...
“Consistent action creates consistent results.” ― Christine Kane Define Your Success Action speaks priority in my life and my recipe for success is consistent action. Success to me is not based on external things such as how much money is in my bank account, how big my house is, how fancy my car is, or how beautiful my woman is. My definition of success...
“The price of greatness is responsibility.” ― Winston S. Churchill Take Full Responsibility for Your Life By taking full responsibility, I take extreme ownership of the following: Embracing my past Planning for the future Treasuring the present moment Whatever has occurred in the past is final. There’s nothing I can do to change it. All I can do is to fully accept it. However,...

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