My Journey


The Traveler’s Gift Quickly Becomes one of my Favorite Books!

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If you’ve never heard of The Traveler’s Gift by Andy Andrews, let today be the day that all of that changes. This book had been sitting in my bookcase for nine months or so, but I had not bothered to pick it up and read it. The other day I came out into my living room, and there it was just sitting on the floor in front of the bookcase. It’s like it was looking up at me and saying, “READ ME.” So, whose to argue with an inanimate object? I picked it up and started reading it, and quickly […]


10 Things I Have Learned

10 Things I Have Learned in the 10 Years Since College

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It’s amazing how things change over the course of your life. Sometimes change seems to come at you like a freight train, while other times it’s a slow process that you don’t realize until you look in the mirror one day and notice it. It’s like noticing those grey hairs that seem to have appeared out of nowhere! One thing I’ve noticed is that a lot of people make drastic changes in five years time. We find that we’re usually quite a bit different at 18 than we were at 13. Then we’re MUCH different at 23 then we were […]


How Exercise Will Change your Body and Mind

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25 Reasons to Exercise Strengthens & tones muscles and improves appearance. Reduces risks for heart disease, e.g., reduces bad LDL cholesterol and increases good HDL cholesterol. Strengthens bones and helps reduce risk of osteoporosis. Improves breathing efficiency. Helps prevent back problems and back pain. Improves posture. May lengthen lifespan. Reduces blood pressure. Improves circulation and oxygen/nutrient transport throughout the body. Decreases the incidence of heart attack. Strengthens heart muscle. Helps create a positive attitude about life. Reduces anxiety and depression. Increases resistance to fatigue. Reduces stress. Strengthens the tissues around the joints and reduces joint discomfort and arthritis if appropriate […]


The Importance of Finding your WHY

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We know that we want to make a change in our lives and that we want to reach great levels of success, but unless you understand the importance of finding your why and the importance of knowing why we want to reach our goals, we are adrift in an endless ocean with no land in sight. Finding your “WHY” is one of the most important steps to accomplishing the goals that you set out to achieve. Goals are the finish line, or an achievement that you set in your mind, but the WHY is the big reason for your sacrifices. We’ve all […]


How I Made $162 in ONE Morning!

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Looking Into The Past Won’t Make You Better Off Tomorrow There’s treasures laying all around our homes, and the biggest issue most people have with selling stuff online is that they become too attached to old items. Yes, it’s good to reminisce at times when you go through a box of old items and sure, it might be okay to get a little nostalgic about those things, but looking backwards will not allow you to move forward. We tend to collect things in old boxes that have ‘sentimental’ value, and we find a cluttered place with a bunch of old […]


Simple Tip on How I Lost Nearly 40 Pounds!

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Losing Weight Starts With Your Mindset   Want to Talk the Talk? Then You Better Walk the Walk Today I want to share a little bit of fitness advice. A couple of years ago I weighed nearly 40 pounds more than I did today and I just want to give you just a quick little tip on something simple that you can start doing to help you drop the weight. Here’s the tip: Get up to 45 minutes earlier in the day and just go for a walk! It doesn’t have to be a speed walk, a jog, or a […]