Happiness: Gone Deep. (4 min read)

Happiness: Gone Deep. (4 min read)

April 05, 2016

Happiness has always been a choice for me. A conscientious decision. A way of life. Call me an eternal optimist or a glass-is-half-full thinker, but I have always found the positive or the bright side.

Except for those times when I couldn’t.

They were life altering times. It happens to all of us at some point: you are dealt a blow that you didn’t see coming. That’s when my sunny disposition failed me. Each time it happened, I suspected I was about to be brought to my knees and I was. As if the universe was saying to me, wipe that smile off your face. And, how do you like me now?

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When Quitting Isn't an Option. (2 min read)

When Quitting Isn't an Option. (2 min read)

April 05, 2016

You do it because you have to. It is your life’s calling; all you ever wanted to do. And every step of your life so far has led you here. Maybe you do it because your dad told you that you could do anything you set your mind to. Or because he didn’t. Maybe you have nothing to lose. Or everything to lose and yet it is still worth the risk because you know. You just know it will work.

Whatever is driving you, you do it because you could not wait any longer until the time is right because it never will be perfectly right. It’s right, right now. You do it because you believe you can.

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Perseverance. (1 min read)

Perseverance. (1 min read)

April 05, 2016

It is in the 4am alarm that rouses you from your cozy warm bed in the darkness. It is in the quiet of the morning when you are staring at a blank computer screen. You walk away for a cup of something hot. You return. Still blank.

It is in your morning run, on this day in the rain. Where your idea comes from the woods on the trail because your mind was silent and you were listening.

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