Rising Above Our Challenges

Rising Above Our Challenges

Since I was a kid, I have had a fascination with eagles. While all other birds fly away from a storm, an eagle flies directly into it. They carefully position themselves to take advantage of the incoming winds that eventually lift them high above the storm. We can...
Reflecting on 2020

Reflecting on 2020

2020 has been one hell of a year, and I really hope that over the holidays you are able to sit and reflect on the year that was. I am curious…   What words pop into your mind when you reflect on the year that was?   When you think about 2020, do you...
The Million Dollar Question

The Million Dollar Question

I have asked hundreds of people a very simple question. The response might surprise you. I am curious… How would you respond?  ...
Work Can Wait

Work Can Wait

For me, summer was a time to step back and examine where I want to take life. I suspect that amidst so much change and uncertainty you can relate. One of the lessons I learned is that I need to live in line with my values. Here’s what happened two weeks...
The Power of Hope

The Power of Hope

The image on the left was without question one of the most challenging times of my life. I hid behind my smile, and not a single person knew the depths of my struggles with mental illness and addiction. As a teacher, I downplayed my collapse in the hallway outside of...

Mental Health Tips

Over the past few weeks I have received numerous requests asking for tips to assist in one’s mental wellness.  This has inspired me to create a series of mental health tips. Here is tip number 1!...

“What’s stronger than a broken man who has the courage to rebuild himself? It’s time to redefine what it means to be strong.”

- Allan Kehler