The Only Constant – Change

Change is constant. It moves behind the scenes of our lives; it's a silent partner you forget is there. We can become used to the way things are that we forget it wasn't always that way or it won't always be that way. Sometimes, however, change slaps you in the face.Well, not quite a slap…

Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day in the U.S. of A. It's a day we honor and remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice, those who have died in service to their country.Thank-you for your service seems too little to say.

The Lies we Tell Ourselves

A couple weeks ago I did something.Actually, that's not quite true.After the Switchfoot concert, before I walked out of the venue, I saw a man by the door talking to a couple women. I've never met this man but he looked familiar. Could that really be the founder of TWLOHA?I heard of the nonprofit, To…

Merry Christmas Eve

Hoping this time of year is stress-free and joyous for you. If not, I hope you remember how amazing and badass you are for making it this far in this crazy year.As for me, I'm home spending Christmas with my family and remembering all I am grateful for.

The Courage to be Different

When is the first time you remember someone telling you to change who you are? Were you too loud? Too quiet? Were your clothes too bright? Was your personality too much?We fail to see the power in being different when we are made to feel our differences make us defective. I often felt like a…

How to Move From Fear to Courage

Action defeats fear. Simple.Simple until your heart is beating faster than you thought possible. But, even with pounding hearts, we can find a way to step into courage. We may not realize it but it's super easy to think ourselves out of doing something because we have created a story in our minds on how…

The Obstacle is the Way

(Sometimes a book will come along that changes the way you see things. The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials Into Triumph by Ryan Holiday is one of those books. If you haven't read it, I highly recommend you do.) We color our world with the thoughts, beliefs, and stories we tell ourselves.…

Show Up When Your Heart Beats Faster

I put together a presentation to my co-workers on how to practice critical awareness based off Brené Brown's book I Thought it Was Just Me (But it Isn't). At first I was apprehensive to volunteer to give a presentation because, even though I present information to the trainees at my company, presenting in front of my peers…