Growth and Progress

We hope for the best. Usually that means improving at something, achieving a victory, or being successful. To keep your hope intact, you have to grow. You have to make progress. What can you do today to improve your tomorrow? Mind, body, soul. This is the trifecta you need to develop. Mind: What are you […]

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Suffer-ability

I love the analogy of running a race as it compares to life. In both, you start out on a journey with the goal of winning, or in some cases –just finishing. I have never been the first to cross the finish line of a running race, but I have had a few personal victories […]

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Boldly Go

Last week I was able to catch The Joe Rogan Experience episode #1108 with Dr. Peter Attia. Joe Rogan’s podcast is consistently at the top of the charts and may be one of my favorite ones to listen to. I honestly think I learn something new every time I listen to it. In this episode, […]

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Building Impossibilities

Hope 12/21/2019 Think of all the things that are an integral part of our lives. All the gadgets and technology that we can’t live without. We couldn’t even imagine those things existing a few years ago. Back then, that technology was considered impossible. Now, it is the norm. Unless it was an accident, the impossible […]

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Letters to TS #2: Hope Tied to Health

Hope 12/14/2019 Letters to TS #2: Hope Tied to Health In our last conversation, you stated that you wanted to look like you did ten years ago. “Hot” was the word I think you used for yourself back then. But after a decade of heavy drinking, the alcohol has left its mark on you. You’ve […]

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The Skeleton Keys #2: Hope in Yourself

Hope 11/23/2019 America, the land of opportunity. It is the reason so many come to this country. They want a better life than what is possible by staying in their own countries. Here is a chance to live the rags to riches story. Here is the chance for success that they dream of. This is […]

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Better Than Planned

Hope 11/16/2019 My friend started in the restaurant industry as a means to support himself through college. First a server, then a bartender. A few more years and then an assistant manager. The cost to get a doctorate in Psychology was too much. My friend stayed in the restaurant industry and is now a general […]

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The Two Step Process to Achieving the Best Day Ever

Hope 11/9/2019 The rational part of you, your mind, has had enough. It makes an agreement with the emotional part you, your heart. The mind tells your heart, “We can’t keep going on like this. We were meant to do better.” The heart sees the logic. Together the mind and heart go to the body […]

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Believe It Is Possible

Hope 11/2/2019 Alec has been going to a new gym over the last couple of months. With no boys’ gymnastics class available in our area, he has moved to parkour. His coach teaches gymnastics as well, and she is demanding some very technical skills from him that he has not had to do before. Even […]

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Keep Dreaming

Hope 10/19/2019 I have been thinking about dreams lately. My dreams at night have become more and more vivid. Not only vivid, but stimulating enough to activate my mind and keep it awake for several hours afterwards. This is a bummer if I have only been asleep for ten minutes, which is what happened to […]

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