Live Intentionally in 2019

I think that, what it is for me at least, life should be about what is important. You should live your life always striving to uplift those areas of your life that give you the most value, whether you call those areas your purpose, passion, or simply what makes you feel the best. Siddhartha Gotama [...]

Ditch Your Goals and Forget Your Resolutions

Part of living in the moment is not constantly looking forward to a future that may or may not happen. When we're constantly striving towards something, we're constantly evaluating ourselves, putting ourselves down for a lack of progress or getting sidetracked in celebrating the progress we have made. Whether it's writing a book, losing weight, [...]

A Sober Reality; The Effects of Putting Down Alcohol

It's Friday night. Everyone is getting ready to go out to bars and clubs. They're getting dolled up, looking their best, looking to get laid. I'm standing outside my Goju Ryu Karate Do Dojo waiting for sensei to arrive. I'm always the first here on Fridays. I stand outside the locked doors to my dojo [...]

5 Ways to Know You’re Ready for Change

Change is inevitable. Everything changes over time, even diamond and stone. Even the very face of the Earth and universe. A lot of people are afraid of change. They're too afraid to step out of the comfort zones and take that leap of faith that is the unknown that comes with things that are new. [...]