When to Turn Back

The Quest for the Summit of Everest I recently watched a documentary created by Rizza Alee, an 18-year-old mountaineer who filmed his journey climbing mount Everest. He had spent years preparing, dreaming and saving money in an attempt to reach the highest point in the world. The cost of the trip averages between 50 and 75... Continue Reading →

Fall in Love with the Hard Work

Dreams of being a World Famous GymnastBefore I turned 11, I was determined to become a world famous gymnast.  I was enrolled in an acrobatics class at the local recreation department, and practiced my cartwheel and round off on a regular basis.  On the weekends my sisters and got up early to put the movie,... Continue Reading →

The Perfect Sports Hero

I Thought I Found My Hero I thought I had found him. It was the year 2000.  I had just finished reading, It’s Not About the Bike, by Lance Armstrong.  I had been following Armstrong’s Tour de France accomplishments for a few years and was so excited to have a role model to aspire to... Continue Reading →

Self – Awareness

How I This Topic Came to Be Originally I had plans to chase other things this week.  Through reading a book called, Lead With Faith by Sarah Johnson, I happened upon a few different tests that were intended to reveal and tell more about who I am at my core. During the month of January,... Continue Reading →

His Dream…Your Dream

Protect Your Dream My favorite line from the Pursuit of Happyness is when Will Smith tells his son, “You got a dream, you gotta protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they want to tell you that you can’t do it. You want something? Go get it. Period”.  Fight for Your Dream If you aren’t... Continue Reading →

Elephants

Does Remembering Help You Survive? Photo by Paul Hart on Unsplash The Wonder of Elephants Elephants are fascinating animals. They can pick up a grain of rice with a trunk that weighs over 200 pounds, can recognize themselves in the mirror, have tusks that never stop growing, and are extremely emotional animals. One of the most interesting things... Continue Reading →

Think This not That

Photo by Ümit Bulut on Unsplash What are Limiting Thoughts? This week, motivational speaker, Mel Robbins talked about limiting beliefs. Too often we can get into a habit of telling ourselves negative things, and think things need to be the way they have always been. Rather than continuing to stay put in our old routines, the trick is... Continue Reading →

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