Bad Day…No WAY!

"When something bad happens, you have three choices. You can let it DEFINE YOU, let it DESTROY YOU, or you can let it STRENGTHEN YOU!" - Unknown Although, I have been told that I am "over positive" and see the world through "Rose colored lenses," we all go through a bad day. There are moments I... Continue Reading →

Meaningless Words

We give power to the words we hear. The words we allow into our hearts can motivate, destroy, inspire, cripple, motivate, and paralyze us. And the words we share with others can do the same. Imagine a world filled with words of appreciation, love and support. How would it look like to you? For me, it's... Continue Reading →

Interconnectedness

“For a table to exist, we need wood, a carpenter, time, skillfulness, and many other causes. And each of these causes needs other causes in order to be. The wood needs the forest, the sunshine, the rain, and so on. The carpenter needs his parents, breakfast, fresh air, and so on. And each of these... Continue Reading →

So What, Now What?

My mom was a great influence in my life and a great example of an awesome leader and coach. Since I was in elementary school, she would not accept any of my excuses and would continually say, “So what, now what?”  At first, I thought she did not care and I ignored her. Then I realized... Continue Reading →

Create Your Happiness

Sometimes we just need to take time for ourselves and enjoy the moment. Happiness is all around us, we just have to stop with all the "busyness" of life and reflect on our purpose for living. Reflections: What makes you happy? What inspires you to experience happiness? What are your dreams and goals? Did you... Continue Reading →

Candle Light

Candle Light by Rey As I see the light flicker upon the candle I see various warm tones of browns, oranges, yellows In the contrast of the black abyss The light dances in joy, peace and happiness Knowing that darkness has no hold Reflection: What is your light in moments of darkness? What would make... Continue Reading →

Bring It On!

In my early years, I fell victim to "mediocrity thinking." I thought the best path was to stay meek, humble, and not to rock the boat. Then one day, in the silent moment of introspection, I realized that my "mediocrity thinking" was robbing me of my happiness, fulfillment, and purpose. I realized that challenges are all a part of life... Continue Reading →

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