I Love Failing, Focus On the Present More and You Won’t

"This is your life. Do what you love and do it often." - Holstee The problem with future casting or setting a singular goal, is that it's loaded with specificities that might not ever happen. And when and then they don't happen, we blame the system quickly moving on to next. No learning, just forgetting … Continue reading I Love Failing, Focus On the Present More and You Won’t

Falling Into October

Fall transition is my favorite time of year. Love getting into those months. The season changes. The air gets a little bit more crisper and cooler. Living in the Midwest, the changes in the leaves are like watching a Bob Ross episode happen before my eyes. My running ticks up a notch because I just … Continue reading Falling Into October

Empathy and Sympathy Not the Same

Wanted to take a little break from resilience this month and share a video I ran across. I've been studying empathy and compassion a bit. I came across this video that brilliantly paints a picture between what some people think is empathy, when sympathy is really what it is. The video itself is about 3:54 … Continue reading Empathy and Sympathy Not the Same

The Ugly Side of Resilience

As I've been writing all month about resiliency and all the great things about this great habit that works to make you that way, I began to study the other side. Is it possible that resilience has an ugly side? I assumed it can be like any habit that if over used can be as … Continue reading The Ugly Side of Resilience

GTTW: Home

"All roads lead to home, we just arrive at different times." - B.o.B. We alway have home to look forward to. Even those that might not have a home, find a way to create one. Home isn't always a physical base at the end of our work to move through challenge, it's a mental one … Continue reading GTTW: Home

A Curious Little Art Called Kintsugi

A question as I deep dive into my studies on building resilience came to my mind this morning over my coffee. If you could choose and really had the power to do so, would you not want something to challenge you? What if you could remove any challenge, any, with the snap of your fingers? … Continue reading A Curious Little Art Called Kintsugi

Be the Resistance, Face It

Hardships and struggles can really stink. But, they're necessary. Even constant, steady struggle can be good. Whether we want to fully embrace it or not, hardships are something we can life hack all we want. They will still come for you. I've found the only times I've reached my fullest potential has been at the … Continue reading Be the Resistance, Face It