#127 You are great.

We all have our moments of brilliance. We also have moments where we are downright foolish. The key is… Those moments won’t define you. Better days are always ahead for those who possess the right mentality. The champion mentality. There will always be those who remember you for the bad, just as those who rememberContinue reading “#127 You are great.”

#118 Show Yourself

What an inspiring day with the boys from Lovato’s School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Martial Arts along with Xande Ribeiro, Victor Hugo and the other Six Blades Jiu Jitsu representatives who attended the IBJJF Oklahoma City Open. The night prior, Lovato and Xande gave beautiful speeches to most of the 88 competitors on theContinue reading “#118 Show Yourself”

#116 You are an Investor

In life we are constantly faced with decisions, some big some small, some seemingly important and unimportant. One of the biggest decisions we make is where we invest our resources. One of the biggest determining factors in how one does this your definition of “success”. For some, money is important so their career or theContinue reading “#116 You are an Investor”

Inspiration everywhere #108

In life we have experiences that compel us strongly to take action. Sometimes, it happens with the arrival of an idea that can completely change your perspective and consequently the course of your life. As different as we all are, each of us are surrounded by multiple forms of inspiration if we are looking forContinue reading “Inspiration everywhere #108”

The early bird #111

One of the most important things in every person’s life is their morning routine. How you start your day can make or break you whether you’re a top CEO, a farmer or a student. You will hear it being advocated by successful leaders, the military, and hard working people who make up the backbone ofContinue reading “The early bird #111”

Together we are stronger #105

Today is my brother Steve’s birthday (the second oldest out of us four boys). In this digital age we don’t use photo albums so I went through my phone and dug up some photos dating back at least 10 years ago doing what we do best, training Muay Thai, competing, relaxing and having fun. It’sContinue reading “Together we are stronger #105”

The greatest currency #103

Since Covid-19 most of us have definitely had to become money conscious, even some of the big spenders I know have taken a step back and been more calculated when it comes to their money. Many of us also don’t have money to spend. But there is a currency that will outlast every other one,Continue reading “The greatest currency #103”

We have arrived! #100

It’s hard to believe that 114 posts ago I was afraid of clicking “Publish” on my very first blog. I can vividly remember what seemed like a monumental decision to go live with the post. Funny how we are when it comes to our initial leap of faith. Most of us can empathize with howContinue reading “We have arrived! #100”

Daily blog #97

Covid check Live life, because somebody else has it way worse. Do something nice, because someone right now feels like shit. Be giving, because someone else has nothing. Be fearless, because somebody else is terrified. Laugh, because someone is crying. Hug your family, because some don’t have one. Be happy, because someone else is strugglingContinue reading “Daily blog #97”

Daily blog #87

Centurion! – Yesterday I received a notice from Word Press that I had posted my one hundredth blog post! Although I am a couple weeks worth away from 100 daily blog posts (my original goal) it brought to mind how long life can seem yet how short it can be at the same time. ItContinue reading “Daily blog #87”