Stress – Avoid It

You Cannot Be Happy Without This!

There are lots of definitions of happiness.  Many of them are based on the idea that I need to do something for me in order to be happy, whether that be through self-improvement, financial security, planning the perfect day, or finding the perfect job. While there are certainly things we can do to improve our…

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Making Enormous Tasks Manageable

My goal with Living Every Minute is to teach people how to create spectacular in their life and business. Luckily, I have Tracy here to manage everything that I cannot. We want to bring the best teachings and the best stories from around the world to our tribe. In order to do that, we must learn…

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Life is the Horse, I am the Rider

“I bargained with Life for a penny, And Life would pay no more,  However, I begged at evening When I counted my scanty store; For Life is just an employer, He gives you what you ask, But once you have set the wages, Why you must bear the task. I worked for a menial’s hire,…

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We Are the Average of the 5 People We Hang Out With

My friends, family, and I were in the jungles of Uganda, Africa. We had hiked through the sweltering forest for several hours. Our thighs were burning because of the climb, and the jungle forest was brutally hot.  Each of us fought our own internal battle to keep going, but we were on a quest.  We…

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It Is What It Is

“It is what it is.” That’s one of my favorite sayings. It’s my way of reminding myself I cannot change the inevitable. I’ve been reading a book entitled How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie. One of the chapters in that book states the same thing. There are things we must just…

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Winter is for the Roots

I surprised my wife and her friend Tracy with tickets to the AFC championship in Kansas City. We left on Saturday and got to Kansas City and stayed the night in a hotel. We got up the next day and made our way to the football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the New…

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In the Joy and Tragedy

We live a life of joy and tragedy… at the same time. Earlier this month, Pam and I were traveling by car to our home in Texas from Jackson, Wyoming.  It’s a long two day or shorter three-day trip. Yesterday we drove for about six hours and during that time took and made several phone…

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Release the Stress

Are you tired of feeling stressed out? One of the most frequent complaints I hear involves the word “STRESS.” It usually goes something like, “I am just so stressed out with everything I have to do.” As a business owner, I could easily say, “I sympathize with you.” But the reality is, I don’t really have…

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Overcoming Fear

The number one thing that holds you (and me) back from being ten times more successful and living the life of our dreams is fear.  Fear paralyzes us because we feel we have no control.  We all have fears and most of them are stupid and made up.  The ancient Japanese saying, “fear is the…

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It Just Takes 30 Days

The quality of our lives is directly proportional to the habits we have. Our entire lives are based on our habits. We have all kinds of habits, from what time we get up in the morning, to the way we brush our teeth, to how often we work out. Habits run our lives. In fact,…

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