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These Are People Like Me

I recently wrote an article about Choosing Your Friends Wisely. As it turns out, those you spend the most time with have an influence on your life. In that article I gave you some ways to make new friends by putting yourself in situations where like minded people hang out. One of the best things …

This is Not Your Life

“Your life isn’t margaritas on a beach in Jamaica. That happens now and then. Those are exceptions. Your life is how your wife greets you at the door when you come home every day, cause that’s like 10 minutes a day. Your life is how you treat each other over the breakfast table, ‘cause that’ …

A Navy SEAL on Visualization

I am not sure I’m one of those “Everything happens for a reason” people but what about coincidence? Coincidences happen sometimes and it leaves me scratching my head. One of those times happened just last week. I wrote an article last week about the power of Visualization. Shortly after that I tuned in to one …

Visualize Your Way to Success

As we move into a New Year hopefully you’ve set some goals that you are going to accomplish that will make this your best year ever. I recently wrote about a great way to highly increase your chances of completing your goal, and that is to simply write it down. First of all make sure …

Conversations Kill – Part 2

In a previous post I talked about one of my favorite songs, “Big Empty“, by Stone Temple Pilots. There is a lyric in that song that has always stuck with me. “Conversations Kill“! Conversations can be tough, but the ones that really kill are the conversations that we have with ourselves. You know the ones: …

Conversations Kill

Stone Temple Pilots came on the music scene when I was in college and quickly became one of my favorite bands. STP sold 40 million albums worldwide in the 90’s. I have a long list of favorites that I still listen to today including, “Plush“, “Interstate Love Song“, “Creep“, “Crackerman“, “Sex Type Thing“, “Sin“, and …

Why I Take Cold Showers

I read an article several years about the benefits of taking cold showers, and believe it or not, there are many. I’ve been taking some form of cold shower ever since. I usually take my normal shower using hot or warm water and then rinse with cold for up to one minute or longer. Sometimes …

The Two Wolves

One of my favorite stories that applies to life is the story of the Two Wolves. The story goes like this: There is an old Indian chief talking to his grandson and he tells the boy there are two wolves living in each person and these wolves are in a constant battle for dominance of …

Mental Toughness is a Skill

I’ve always been fascinated by Navy SEAL’s. Like most young boys I wanted to be like my dad. He talked about the Navy being a great experience for him, and I wanted to follow in his footsteps. He was not a SEAL but somewhere along life’s journey I was introduced to these elite commandos. I …