The Only Way to Improve is By Not Being Yourself

The Only Way to Improve is By Not Being Yourself

Do not think “I’ll go as I please!” when taking a journey. Rather, think, “I may have some problems,” and you’ll be free as a bird. – Yasumi Roan Once you’ve made a decision to take action – whether it’s a...
Whoops! or What If? (Failure vs Regret)

Whoops! or What If? (Failure vs Regret)

Every day, we make thousands of choices. Most of those choices are made out of habit or long-standing preferences, but some choices require more consideration. Do you take on this new project? Do you apply for this job? Do you contact an old lover? Do you date a new...
The Only 2-Step Foundation You Need for a Happy Life

The Only 2-Step Foundation You Need for a Happy Life

Ah happiness – in our perpetually chaotic world, it seems more elusive each day. Or does it? Is happiness really all that complicated? The answer is no, though we like to think its the most complicated thing a human can accomplish. And there’s our first...
Top 3 Lessons from 22 Years of Relocations

Top 3 Lessons from 22 Years of Relocations

Maybe you call it “moving” or “transferring”; in the military, they call it a “change of station.” No matter the term used, for the past 22 years of my 33 years on this planet (so far), I’ve been relocating – both under...
What Do You Sing in the Shower? (+ Why It Matters)

What Do You Sing in the Shower? (+ Why It Matters)

Ah, showers. For me, there’s nothing better after a workout, a long day, or a stressful situation than taking a shower to rinse off all the physical + mental stress. Plus, the acoustics in there are great. There’s nothing more vulnerable than being naked...