What Trolls Reminded Me About Happiness

yes, the children's movie...

Besides have an amazing soundtrack, Dreamwork’s Trolls offered some great life lessons for kids and probably more for adults. I found myself watching in theaters wondering how I got there. At the end of the movie, I was inspired by the message of the movie. The movie is set in a fictional world where the […]

What Dreamworks Trolls reminded me about Happiness

Success Ziglar


Wow, Zig Ziglar seemed to offer only good advice. We have defined success as having all these materials things. Money, cars, large houses, the list goes on and on. I’m not saying that possessing those things means you are not successful. I’m saying that the mere presence of those things is not what success is.

Success is more about the internal determination. The metric for measuring success is internal and unique for all of us. It is a personal standard that strives for us to be the best version of us. I will never be the Michael Jordan of basketball, but I could define success as leading an intramural team to a championship at a community center.

Most importantly, success is action. We can dream all day long about our goals and what we want at the end, but without action, without doing as Ziglar puts it, we are nothing. Just do it!

Set good goals and take action.

New Year, New Format

Starting in 2017, I will be reducing my posts from three times weekly (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) to only two (Monday, Thursday). Additional content will be published in forms other than blog posts. The added free time will allow me to finish working on my book and online course. I’m super excited for what 2017 brings!



Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas

Wow! I can’t believe it is already Christmas 2016. This year has flown by to say the least. I am looking forward to 2017 as I hope you are as well.

My blog series “Keys to Trust” will resume in January. Until then, prepare your mind and body for new challenges in a new year.

“You don’t get results by focusing on results. You get results by focusing on the actions that produce results.” – Mike Hawkins

You don't get results by focusing on results. You get results by focusing on the actions that produce results. - mikehawkins

Mike Hawkins

Action is the foundational key to success - Pablo Picasso

“Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso

When all else fails, take action. You can’t be successful at something you do try to do.

Love yourself first and everything else falls in line. Lucille Ball

“Love yourself first and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball