Beginning at the End: How Do You Want to Be Remembered?

If you were at your own funeral and four people from the most important parts of your life (family, friends, work, and church or community organization) were speaking about you, what would you want them to say? … Yeah, I know. Don’t worry. When I read this question in the Seven Habits of Highly Effective […]

One Step Closer to Freedom: I Conquered a Fear Last Week.

speaking it up

We all have fears and stuff we’re not good at. And some of the stuff we think we’re not good at we could be if we didn’t let negative thinking get the best of us. That’s how it’s been with me and public speaking. Yeah, I’ve done panels ranging from men’s thoughts on dating and […]

Accept Yourself. It’s Good for Your Health. (Or So I’ve Learned)

“be yourself- not your idea of what you think somebody else’s idea of yourself should be.” – Henry David Thoreau I had a silly debate over the Labor Day weekend. I was sitting at a BBQ yapping it up when a friend that always tells it how it is claimed that she’s socially awkward. Before […]

Learning to Be My Full Self and the Pursuit of Freedom

I read a post from a friend of mine a couple weeks ago. He wrote about the importance of living your truth. More specifically, being your whole self and not sacrificing basic tenets of who you are to better fit in with the majority or be accepted. This article resonated with me for a few […]