Rest

And rest… These words appear everywhere, if you take the time to look for them. There is a moment between the strum of a guitar string, between each set you do at the gym, and between each line of code you write. This is a rest. Now in music, the rhythm is impacted by the…

Determination

Once we make up our mind to do something, we start. This is the easy part. The hard part is to keep pushing to our goal. To push ourselves when it hurts, to push ourselves when our mind is making up excuses to stop, to push ourselves when no one else thinks we can do…

Sleep (Part 2)

It’s 11:38. I’m still up. Why am I still up? My body is tired but my mind is going 100 mph! Didn’t I just tell everyone to get lots of sleep and all the benefits of it? Such is life. We know what we should be doing but that doesn’t mean we do it. This…

Belief

Belief is a very powerful thing. Having others believe in you can give you confidence to overcome fear. One type of fear is the fear of success. How can success be fearful? It scares us because it brings us into an unfamiliar area. It takes us from our comfort zone. We wonder how it will…

Draw the Line

Where do you draw the line? My first wakeup call to myself was when I hit 220 lbs. I was up to size 38 waist pants, beer belly forming, and physically in very poor shape. My current line is at 200 lbs, although I’ve learned that this measure by itself can be misleading. Everyone has a limit,…