Run At Your Our Pace

Dear Self,  When will you really start listening to me? You have more inside of you than you ever acknowledge or embrace! I hope today showed you a valuable life lesson -- focus more on running YOUR best race at your own pace. Yes, you used to be able to run 4 to 5 miles everyday …

Happiness is a Choice Not a Chase 

Dear Self, Are you happy? You have asked yourself this question so many times throughout your life. Whenever people asked you where you envisioned your life in the future, your answer always included that you wanted "to be happy." If someone asked you right now where you want to be 5, 10, or 20 years …

5 Reasons Finding Inner Peace Is So Important To Your Success

Finding and maintaining your inner peace is something you will have to put energy toward for the rest of your life. However, you will not be able to live this life successfully without it. Find your inner peace, then go paint your life masterpiece.

Success: Perfection or Productivity?

Have you ever wondered how someone with more responsibilities or demands is able to achieve more of their goals than you do? No, they are not perfect, alien, or some breed of human meets robot. Simply, they are probably just more highly productive and efficient than you.  Now, if only we could be as perfect …

My First Trip to Las Vegas: Is It Worth the Hype?

After returning from my first trip to Las Vegas, I was tasked with answering the usual post-vacation question-- "how was it?" People who have never been to Las Vegas were secretly curious about whether I would divulge my "what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas" stories. Just how wild and crazy did this little lady …

Why Focusing In Life is So Hard

You want to know why it's so hard to focus on your own life and ride your own wavelength of zen? Well, I re-discovered the answer today. Wait for it... Wait for it... It's because everyone around you is so DARN LOUD! The Setting I wrote this post yesterday during a fit of frustration on …

Get Lost (Every Once in a While…)

"Beep. Beep!" The church vans pulls up and I know for sure that if one particular person is driving the van that week, we were in for an adventure. Working on a weekly rotation, each driver offered a variety of excitement each week. Whether it was leaving a church member because they were taking too …

The Plan: My 2016 Resolutions

I am back! Or am I? The last two+ months have been oddly hectic-- peppered with great highs, positive personal realizations, wonderful whirlwinds, and twisted tests of my personal stamina. I am pleased to report that -- for the most part -- I am conquering the tests of life. I am very proud of the …