Tag Archives: Passion

How to Stop Talking and Start Doing

Sometimes we need to remember to stop and soak up the moment we’re in. Quit thinking about the next big thing and just celebrate where we are right now. Sometimes we need to pay attention to the colors of today, … Continue reading

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Happiness Highlights: Art in Grand Rapids

The music thumped off the smooth walls and wood floors, the echoes of the lead singer softened only by the throng of bodies flooding the wide hallways. The Crane Wives were rocking out, but the local band wasn’t what had … Continue reading

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Inspired by a New York City Street Musician to Live from the Heart

We heard his drums on the Literary Walk in Central Park last week. They were strong and soulful, seducing attention in a city filled with noise and attention-seekers. He smiled as he played, even before we dropped a dollar in … Continue reading

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What I Didn’t Learn About Rejection From Metallica

This week has been filled with angst, rejection, insecurities, and pity parties at my house. All of them mine. I’ve worried that “nothing will work”, that I’m “not good enough”, and that I’m “putting myself out there for nothing.” I … Continue reading

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Inspired by Moneé to Do What We Want

I met Moneé in Baltimore last November when I was invited for a press tour. She is a Travel Media Manager for VisitBaltimore, which means she helped organize all of the details of the trip for myself and the other … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Not To Pursue Your Passion

I believe that every single one of us has a purpose – a role in this world that we were made to fill. I believe that we are most happy when we are actively filling that role, whatever it may … Continue reading

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Why Bother With Extreme Happiness?

You don’t have to pursue a passion. You don’t have to make dramatic changes to find a deeper sense of happiness. You can choose to be perfectly content in the everyday joy of being alive. There is absolutely nothing wrong … Continue reading

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Be Brave: Find out what makes you happy

I believe that one of the biggest obstacles standing between us and happiness is the ability to identify what in the hell it is that makes us happy. How can we pursue happiness if we don’t know what it is? … Continue reading

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How in the hell did I get here?

I’m trying to figure out how to explain to you where I am and how I got here. Geographically, I am in Navarre Beach, Florida, a tiny beach town along the Gulf Coast in Santa Rosa County.  At this exact … Continue reading

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What Now?

I’m sitting on a fourth floor balcony overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.  I’m looking at the beach, listening to the waves, but I haven’t stepped foot on it yet. I haven’t stepped foot much of anywhere this weekend.  It’s after 3:00 … Continue reading

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