Are you willing to cut loose some of the things in your life that are poisoning you? I was just sitting here, at Barnes and Noble, reflecting on the elevated level of health that I feel simply because I have made some decisions to severe ties that severely needed severed. Read More

Failure Survival Guide

You need your dream and your VISION in order to SURVIVE failure. If you are getting ready to make some big moves in your life and you’re not anticipating failure, you’re wearing rose colored glasses. There is a huge difference between being positive and EXPECTING to succeed and simply fantasizing about where you’d like to be or imagining that good fortune is just going to fall out of the sky… Read More

Pain is Just Part of the Journey

Sometimes we have to make difficult decisions. Those decisions can take all of who we are to make them. It then takes all of who we are to stick with them. Read More

Walking In Purpose/Walking On Purpose

It’s been three months since I decided to leave my hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to pursue my dreams of living in Southern California. The journey has been just that, a journey. Not just a journey of driving across the country and seeing beautiful rolling mountains and rainbows in New Mexico or trailing a thin road called Highway 1 sitting high Read More


They say that the darkest hour is just before dawn. I’ve been in Los Angeles for just over two months working toward my dream of becoming a professional speaker. While doing that, I have applied to countless positions and I’ve had almost ten interviews between USC and UCLA. Read More