Pain

19.11.2014 Fear | Leadership | Pain

Being Frustrated Might Be A Good Sign.

Being an artist demands emotional courage. A lot of it. Whether you are painting a picture developing a new sales plan or just trying to figure out what color to paint your child’s bedroom, figuring out what you want to do can be a hard decision to make — especially if you have a few choices that Read More 

6.11.2014 Fear | Leadership | Pain

What No One Tells You About Deciding What’s Right To Do.

Despite what you might automatically accept as true — most of life isn’t black-or-white. The decisions you have to make on a daily basis are mostly shades of grey. You might think you believe that murder is wrong and that you would never take someone else’s life, but you will probably find your opinion changed if Read More 

28.10.2014 Attitude | Fear | Pain

What To Do When You Do Your Best And Still Lose.

I looked at the race clock as I crossed the finish line — 2 hours 54 minutes and a few seconds. I took a few more steps toward the volunteers handing me my medal and walked to the side of the fence where I knelt down to think for a minute. What started out as a seemingly winnable Read More 

22.10.2014 Fear | Leadership | Pain

You Should Be Worried.

You should be worried about ebola turning into an uncontrollable plague. You should be worried because there aren’t any good paying jobs where you’re living right now. You should be worried because the unemployment rate is too high to support thriving communities. You should be worried because police officers are armed with tanks and Special Forces Read More 

15.10.2014 Attitude | Fear | Love | Pain

What To Do When Awesome People Do Dumb Things.

Just because you want “it” to be that way doesn’t mean it’s going to happen. Being logical is the ultimate ironic discussion. It’s completely perspective based. And constantly changing. How many times have you found yourself puzzled because someone around you made a decision that seems completely crazy? How many times have you seen a tragic circumstance evolve from a simple Read More 

10.10.2014 Attitude | Fear | Pain

You’re Supposed To Be Confused.

Having big dreams comes with the curse of not having it all figured out all the time. And not having it all figured out is pretty stressful. It’s confusing. Maddening. You know where you want to be.  But aren’t sure how to get there. You look at your resources and the path in front of Read More