THE GREATEST ADVICE I CAN GIVE EPISODE #63 The greatest advice I can give anyone is to be themselves. Period. That’s it, just be you. We are who we thanks to the journey that our history has taken us on. Don’t stop climbing over your history; the more you climb, the greater your destiny.
LET YOUR OWN STYLE SHINE.
I just came from a girls outing at the nail salon, which, by any standard is a great way to spend a Friday morning. Rather than feeling good though, my nail lady put extra effort this morning in trying to up-sell me on every service she could offer. Normally, such efforts at sales don’t bother
Yesterday one of my trainers, someone in their forties, told me that until me, no one had ever told them that they could really do anything they wanted in life. With glowing excitement, this trainer shared how they have turned much of their live around and how life is different when lived with the realization that
DON’T MOUSTACHE YOURSELF.
Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort. -Jean Cocteau I love what Cocteau says above: when we are unable to find our true selves
LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE LIKE MISSY FRANKLIN.
I have loved watching the Olympics ever since my mom bought me my first Olympic swim bag in 1988. I still remember the day that white bag arrived at the house from the UPS truck; my five-year old eyes widened the moment I saw the Olympic rings that adorned the bag. It was at that
WANNABE A WANNABE?
Brandon and I are at the Jersey Shore for the weekend. Let me be clear though, my grandparents own a house in Seaside Park, not Seaside Heights, where the infamous show The Jersey Shore was born. I was raised coming to the Shore in the summers, and my grandparents always made sure that I would
ACCEPTANCE IN YOURSELF, NOT OTHERS.
I have always loved getting affirmation from others. As a kid I was driven athletically to be the best, not necessarily because I wanted to be the best, but primarily because if I was the best then I knew it meant automatic acceptance by others. I learned at a young age that if I was
I have made a contract with myself to live outrageously, that is, I dare to live the life that I want. On the surface, this isn’t really an outrageous lifestyle commitment, but it is outrageous according to most of society who resigns themselves to think that life is meant to be lived in a square
LIBERTY AT LADY LIBERTY.
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself. -Henry Brook Adams To sit on Ellis Island and Liberty Island, it is practically impossible to avoid thinking about the concept of liberty. I spent lunch underneath the watchful eye and welcoming arms of Lady Liberty herself
CELEBRATING NEW YORK CITY DRIVING.
Celebrate, we will, for life is short but sweet for certain. -Dave Matthews Band After experiencing true New York City driving first hand yesterday upon my arrival through the Lincoln Tunnel into the city, I was not ready to say that I love New York. I spent an hour at the wheel, jammed and
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