4 Things a Wise Man Taught Me About Making the Most of This Short Life

“The goal is to die with memories, not dreams.” ~Unknown As we stood holding hands under that great oak tree, I had never felt more surrounded by love. It was simultaneously the most wonderful and haziest moment of my whole life as we said, “I do.” It had really happened. I had married my best

Accept Yourself Unconditionally (Even When You’re Struggling)

“Self-acceptance is my refusal to be in an adversarial relationship with myself.” ~Nathaniel Branden Have you ever thought that you accepted yourself fully, only to realize there were conditions placed upon that acceptance? There was a point in my life when I realized I had stopped making tangible progress with my emotions, self-esteem, and habits.

The Problem with Forgiveness and What I Now Do Instead

“Change is the end result of all true learning.” ~Leo Buscaglia I cringe writing this. I have eaten so much humble pie that my pants don’t fit. This was a really hard lesson to learn. I had a forgiveness problem. When I was a kid, I learned to say sorry when I messed up and