While walking into the gym tonight a cute girl stopped me and said, “I really like your shirt! Especially because of the team on it!” I responded, “Yeah, Duke is pretty awesome! Haha.” She proceeded to let me know that she was a HUGE fan. That is a pretty rare compliment to receive in the Commonwealth … More Do People Know That You Value Them?
Often times you have asked yourself, “Will this work?” “Will this be better than the last time?” or even “Is this even possible anymore?” You’ve tried so many times before only to be hurt over and over, disappointed and frustrated. These questions are the result of past experiences gone wrong. Let me ask you a … More Finding a “Heart for Success”
Yep, you read that right. I’m going to die. It is a tough topic to discuss and write about. One that I have shied away from for years and has many of us afraid to truly live our lives. You’re going to die too! That’s not BREAKING NEWS nor is it a spoiler alert. It … More I’m going to die but it will be okay.
I just got done reading Mark Manson’s book “The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck”. You should actually give a fuck and read it. It is glorious and eye opening. One of the topics he talks about is the “Do Something” principle. For me becoming a famous writer isn’t just going to happen just … More Fuck it, Nothing is impossible. As long as you see it as I’m Possible
Our little school that could….just did! For many, the journey started in 1959. For others, the journey to the tourney started (officially) this year. These seeds were planted long ago, but could you ever imagine how beautiful the scene would turn out to be? For many incoming Freshmen in 2003, NKU was simply known … More Our Journey to the Tourney
Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad aka Rumi, was a 13th-century Persian Sunni Muslim poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic. You’ll often see many of his quotes all across the internet, especially ones that inspire growth and positive change in a person’s life. For some people, this stuff is too “heady”, “crazy talk” or just simply … More 5 Rumi quotes and what they have taught me
I tend to write about positive and self growth topics more and more each day, because I genuinely love seeing people reach their ultimate potential. Especially, people who have overcome the odds being stacked against. For many people that is not their preferred thing to read about or share insight about. That is totally cool. … More My All Time from My Lifetime All-Star Team
For all of the man made bullshit that is in our world, there is nothing greater than the love of Mother Nature. It is unconditional and nurturing. It is like going back home when you are away at college. You had a hard semester and just need to go back to the place where you … More A few reasons why this world is beautiful
I was inspired this morning to write about something that happened more than nine years ago. This article http://mentalfloss.com/article/65997/8-tips-beating-claw-machine sparked a memory I will always cling onto. It was a typical Tuesday night in the summer of 2007. My then girlfriend and I were living together in our one bedroom apartment in Highland Heights. We were exhausted, … More Capturing a Moment
Sometimes life can be so simple. Be good to others and do the right thing, it’s that easy. That’s one of the many lessons my grandma aka Ma, taught me. She was a simple person. She raised five kids on her own. One of which was born with a mental disability. She was a hard … More Remembering the Mark of a Good Person.