You Can Always Dig Deeper

Width and Depth Photo by Cristian Palmer on Unsplash You Can Do Something About Width and Depth “You can’t do anything about the length of your life. But you can do something about its width and depth” (Evan Esar). Go Deeper Than Usual Dare to pursue interests and passions. Explore the unknown. Whether it be information, people, places or... Continue Reading →

Don’t Fear Failure

It is More Risky to Be Complacent Photo by John T on Unsplash Possible to Be Too Satisfied The literal meaning of Complacency’s Latin root is, “Very Pleased”. It is possible to become too satisfied to a point where no amount of change, growth, or improvement seems necessary. Don’t fear failure. Fear being in the exact... Continue Reading →

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish

Words to Live Your Best Life By Photo by Mohamed Nohassi on Unsplash Sound Advice Steve Jobs told students at Stanford University’s 2005 graduation, ‘Stay hungry. Stay foolish”. Strive for More- Be Uncommon In addition to Jobs, coaches will often encourage their athletes to “Stay Hungry”. The mindset not being one that lacks gratitude, but one that focuses on... Continue Reading →

3 Words To Live By

No Matter What Happens…It Goes On Photo by Kristopher Roller on Unsplash 3 Words In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on (Robert Frost). It Goes On Days are packed with amazing moments, the most beautiful scenes, scary experiences, sad feelings, frustration and thousands of moments that test us. No matter what happens... Continue Reading →

Shatter The Glass 40 Mile Run

My Marathon Was Cancelled I remember the moment when I found out the Glass City Marathon in Toledo was canceled.  I knew it was coming as a result of cancellations and closures due to the COVID-19 Virus.  But, it didn’t make it easier.  I was really disappointed. A month or so later, my friend Marvin,... Continue Reading →

Survival Guide

The World Needs Your Story Photo by Ian Keefe on Unsplash The Basic Survival Guide Basic survival guides include instructions on how to find and purify water, start and tend a fire, build a temporary shelter, read a compass, hunt and find food, successfully cook food over a campfire, dress a wound and learn how to tie a... Continue Reading →

An Owl’s Eyes

Photo by Ahmed Badawy on Unsplash The color of owls’ eyes tells a story. The eye color of an owl helps to indicate their type of species as well as the time of day he likes to hunt. The Purpose of Each Color Owls with dark brown or black eyes like to hunt at night. They can hunt in total... Continue Reading →

Cheering For the Underdog- Even When That’s Us

Photo by Jorge Aguilar on Unsplash Celebrating the Underdog Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico’s victory over the French in the battle of Puebla. The French Army was bigger and much better prepared. The French had more men, and more weapons. Mexico was certainly the underdog in the Battle of Puebla. People love it when the underdog is successful.... Continue Reading →

Finding Purpose and Making Meaning

Volcanoes Massive Volcano Eruption Plumes of ash rise from the forest after a massive volcano eruption on Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, on May 3, 2018. The eruption also reshaped the island, forming a new black sand beach and even a short-lived baby island off its coast. It officially ranks as one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the... Continue Reading →

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