Criticize by Creating (Not Complaining)

Special thanks to Todd Henry’s Accidental Creative recent podcast with Brian Wells on Risk, Entrepreneurship, and Criticizing by Creating. You can listen to it by clicking here. —————————- We complain a lot. All of us. We Americans love to bitch and moan about why we don’t have this or that or why such and such… Continue reading Criticize by Creating (Not Complaining)

8 Simple Ways to Get More Movement into Your Life

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Recently, I read a book that freed me up from goals that I had held onto but that really didn’t resonate with me. I was one of those guys who felt like he needed to run a marathon at some point in his life. Everybody I knew out here in the suburbs, minus a few… Continue reading 8 Simple Ways to Get More Movement into Your Life

Do It Scared

We normally don’t regret doing something that frightened us (even if we were scared to death the whole time). A perfect example is a 8 year old on a roller coaster. The idea is exciting. The reality becomes frightening as the line becomes shorter, and he boards the coaster. He struggles to catch his breath… Continue reading Do It Scared

Will the 75 Year Old Me Be Happy with the 42 Year Old Me?

I ran a 5K recently. It was my first in a few years. After the 3.1 miles, while I was grabbing a banana and a bottle of water, I had a short conversation with a guy I ran into there from church. We both are in our early 40s and lamented the fact that it’s… Continue reading Will the 75 Year Old Me Be Happy with the 42 Year Old Me?