Every single one us has a cross to bear. Have you ever heard that expression? If you haven’t, it implies that we all have our own struggles and difficulties in life, some small and some nearly insurmountable. The crosses we bear remind us that everyone makes mistakes and that no one is perfect; however, this […]

Where I want to be

So many people choose to focus on wealth and power in life. I can’t blame those people, but I’ve learned too much in the past two years of my life to side with them. No matter what your major is or what kind of family you come from, you can decide who you want to […]

More Google+, less Facebook in the future

Ever since hopping on the Google+ bandwagon in early July, I have found myself using Facebook less and less and G+ more and more. For me, Google+ is yet another social networking site that is in a position to thrive and reinvent the way we interact with our friends, family, colleagues and acquaintances. However, G+ […]

Is there an athlete in the house?

The calendar says it is June 26, the 177th day of the year. What it does not say is that a plethora of accomplished athletes are celebrating their birthdays on this splendid day. Feel free to wish that Nick LaRosa kid a happy birthday as well (hint, hint). Just remember that he is only an […]

Always becoming, always changing

“It’s like a blessing and a curse to feel passionately about something because your job’s never done, you’ve never gotten anywhere. People will say, ‘you’re great at this’ and that means a lot and that’s great but you can’t ever think that you’ve gotten anywhere or that you’re anything. ‘Cause the second you start thinking […]


The following is a very powerful poem titled “Life” that was written by Mother Teresa of Calcutta. I could probably write a blog post based off of how I interpret this poem, but I think I’ll save that for another time. Also, if you need some enlightenment or motivation in your life, check out some […]

Who do you admire?

Everyone has idols or heroes in their life.  Maybe it’s a family member or friend, maybe it’s an athlete or celebrity.  Maybe you support them because you like what they do, maybe because they have had to overcome adversity or addictions to get to where they are now. Here is a very simple list of […]