Taking Moonshots

 “Think about the Polynesian islander, in the dug out canoe, deciding one day they were gonna go THAT way. No one had ever been that way before, no one even knew if there WAS anything that way. It was amazing and it changed the world.” Continue reading

Elvis Makes $84,600 Per Day and Spends It All, For the Right Reason

If you were given $84,600 per day and knew that, that money would not carry over to the next day, what would you do with it? How would you spend every last cent of it? Elvis has figured out a way to do exactly that, watch the video to find out how. Continue reading

Be the Hero of Your Own Movie

Put the headphones in, maximize this on your screen, and absorb this message:

“If your life was a movie and it started now… what would the hero of your life’s movie do right now? We define ourselves FAR too often by our past failures. We look at our past and say, ‘well that’s me’. That’s NOT you. You are this person RIGHT NOW. You are the person who has learned from those failures and you can choose to be the hero of your own movie right now!”  Continue reading

“I Just Have to Figure it Out…”

If you have a big project, job search, workout program, or any other goal you are working towards, take three minutes to watch this video. Ramit breaks down one of the most common phrases used in American culture to rationalize and justify our current realities. This was the wake up call I needed right now and I hope it is for you too.  Continue reading

The Best Top 20 List of the Year (M.I.F.M.O.L.)

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It seems that “Top 20″ lists are a fad all by themselves these days. The Top 20 Trips to Take in Your Twenties, The Top 20 Foods you Have to Try in New York, 20 Habits to Change this Month, The Top 20 Things Every 20 Something Should Know, the list goes on and on. I stumbled upon this one while scrolling down my Facebook newsfeed and was blown away by how simple and profound the words in it are. Take a moment, it won’t take more than 3 minutes to read, but “20 Things to Let Go of Before the New Year” by Shannon Kaiser will give you some of life’s greatest secrets in 20 short bullet points. Continue reading

Let Your Steps Inspire Others (M.I.F.M.O.L. and S.T.S.)

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Imagine hearing, “Please rise for the national anthem,” and being unable to join everyone in the crowd as they proudly rise to their feet to show support for our country. Dakota Forness had been unable to experience that feeling of unity with his classmates every time they heard, “On your feet for the school song,” so at his senior year pep rally, he decided to make a statement and do something he had wanted to for four long years.  Continue reading

Wake Me Up! (M.I.F.M.O.L. and Triple T)

“All this time I was finding myself, and I didn’t know I was lost.”

The message in this song is one that I want to share with the world. This new hit by the EDM legend Avicii is all about people wanting to, “skip to the end”. Wanting to know everything they need to in life and sleep through the difficult, trying lessons that everyone has to confront. The simple lesson, life is about the journey, not just about arriving at the end.  Continue reading