Become A Beginner Again

On our journey of self-development, one of the best things we can do is to allow ourselves to try new things. The problem comes when we don’t allow ourselves to be beginners at something new. I get it, it’s awkward. You have to try something your body and mind aren’t used to, and it clashesContinue reading “Become A Beginner Again”

Welcome Your Struggles

Most of us are taught that life is better when we have less struggles, but I’ve learned over the past few years that embracing our struggles is important to living a fulfilling life. I have found that the more we avoid our problems, the more we struggle when we encounter them. There is a mentalContinue reading “Welcome Your Struggles”

50 Days Left in 2014

Mind blowing, right? 2014 went by faster than almost any other year before for me. This is the point where most people start slowing down, relaxing, buying eggnog and pie… However, if there are still big goals left on your list there is no reason you should be slowing down at this point. I wasContinue reading “50 Days Left in 2014”

You Can’t Think Your Way Out of Being Stuck

Success is a delicate balance of thinking and action. School taught us to analyze, to think, to dissect every single part of a problem to solve it. Sure, there is a time and a place for thinking, but it must never take the place of action, and it must certainly never happen before we take action. OurContinue reading “You Can’t Think Your Way Out of Being Stuck”

Make Your Week HARDER (yeah you heard that right)

In our continual search for comfort, sometimes we create our own dungeons. Too much comfort and too much ease can be our worst scenarios. Nobody ever tells us about this dangerous trap. We think creating comfort and stability are good things. The problem comes when you feel a longing in your heart for a new goalContinue reading “Make Your Week HARDER (yeah you heard that right)”

The Gift of Rock Bottom

Failure is the best gift you can be given. Of course, when you’re in it, it feels like hell. Every day, every moment, feels like a struggle and it seems like it won’t ever get better. I can guarantee if you don’t learn from your failures, you’ll keep repeating the same ones, so take thisContinue reading “The Gift of Rock Bottom”

Doing The Job That Needs To Be Done, A Lesson From Theodore Roosevelt

In our journey to success, sometimes we lose focus on the job right in front of us that needs to be done. Theodore Roosevelt was always aware that he needed to focus on the job he was in instead of focusing on calculated moves to get him to the next position. [A]t one period [I]Continue reading “Doing The Job That Needs To Be Done, A Lesson From Theodore Roosevelt”

The Habit of Hustling

Being able to live the life of your dreams is no small task. And, unfortunately, most of us haven’t built up the stamina to carry out such a task, but if you really want it, you can make it happen. With all of the modern-day advances in our lifestyles and technology, it is no wonder thatContinue reading “The Habit of Hustling”

The Secret to Becoming Your Dream Self

“Why do people quit? Because they are not yet personally identified with who they have to be to get this thing.” -Elliott Hulse This quote is going to define everything we are going to talk about this month: HABITS. Habits are the foundation you create to get all of the things you want out ofContinue reading “The Secret to Becoming Your Dream Self”

Stop Blaming the Internet

Quitting the internet… Is this something that sounds fascinating to you? Do you read articles every single day about how the internet is making us all dumber? Can you imagine what Theodore Roosevelt would say if someone complained to him that they can’t write a book / get in shape / have a meaningful relationshipContinue reading “Stop Blaming the Internet”