Why DO THE HARD

Doing hard things can seem intimidating and overwhelming, but it can also be incredibly rewarding. Here are a few benefits of pushing yourself out of your comfort zone and tackling difficult tasks: Personal growth: When we do hard things, we stretch ourselves and...

Focus and the RAS

The Reticular Activating System and Focus If you’ve ever been so focused on a task that you tuned out everything else around you, you have your reticular activating system (RAS) to thank. This small network of neurons in the brainstem plays a crucial role in our...

Self-Talk – Control your narrative

“Take care on what you say to yourself, you’re likely to believe it.” – Russ Kyle Self-talk is a powerful tool that can either work for you or against you. If you constantly tell yourself that you are not good enough or that you can’t do...

A moment in my story

A moment in my story: Strung out for years and living on the streets for months, again I stood at a family member’s front door, late at night, begging for “just some food.” As she cried and closed the door, I suddenly realized something for the first time, I was truly...