Tips Tuesday – Live Life in the Now

“When people are ready to, they change. They never do it before then, and sometimes they die before they get around to it. You can’t make them change if they don’t want to, just like when they do want to, you can’t stop them.” – Andy Warhol Do more than exist — live Do more…… Continue reading Tips Tuesday – Live Life in the Now

Here’s What I’ve Learned

I’ve learned that you cannot make someone like you. All you can do is be someone who is true. The rest is up to them; I’ve learned that no matter how much I care, some people just don’t care back; I’ve learned that it takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy…… Continue reading Here’s What I’ve Learned

Pain is Growth it’s Never Negative

Difficulties are meant to galvanize, not discourage. Our human spirit grows strong by conflict. To ask “why” can be the first step to bringing about change and transformation. Realize, attempting to avoid a pain-free life is not realistic. Real holistic growth cannot flourish in zones of comfort. It is our responsibility not to become stuck…… Continue reading Pain is Growth it’s Never Negative

The 7 Cs of Success

The road to success – winning championship titles in sports, becoming a bestselling writer, or a successful entrepreneur – is just that: a road. And just like you travel along a road in steps, excellence is a matter of steps. Excelling at this one, then the next, and then the one after that. Today, spend…… Continue reading The 7 Cs of Success

Dear eleven-year-old Brian

The hardest battle you will have to fight is to live in a world where every single day someone is trying to make you be a person you do not want to be. Other people’s expectations, opinions, and validation of you will consume a large part of your life. Be mindful and…

Are People Intentionally Ignorant?

People do a lot of things that feel mean. That frustrates us. That cause problems for us. That make the world a worse place. They vote for corrupt politicians. They say offensive things. They make messes. They screw stuff up. This was my day yesterday! Naturally, our first instinct is to get upset about this.…… Continue reading Are People Intentionally Ignorant?

Cycle Touring – It’s a Strange and Wonderful Life

Before leaving in March, a friend mentioned, “America understands cycling!”, but I wasn’t quite ready for this understatement. To be honest, I’m pretty surprised with the USA in general, I can’t believe how…