Category Archives of : Live Your Passion

Take Your Life Back. Or Don’t

Think I want you to do something right now. I want you to look back at your life as it was 10 years ago. Take a few moments to really think about who you were then, where you were in life, and what you had to look forward to. There’s a good chance you were […]

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50 "Live Life To The Fullest" Quotes That Can Change Your Life

I’ve recently had a few things happen that have changed my outlook on life. First, I read The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss, which deeply impacted how I want my life to be. I go into much more detail about my thoughts on this in my post, This Is Your Wake Up Call. I also suffered an unexpected […]

This Is Your Wake Up Call

My thoughts pertaining to the rat race, the 9 to 5, or the choice we make to spend our lives working in a cubicle are simple. It’s dead wrong. My feelings towards spending 40+years doing something we dislike brings out some of the strongest emotions I have: Anger Fear Desperation Bitterness Anguish The thought of […]

Are You Crushing It or Getting Crushed?

I’m going on the assumption that you’ve read Crush It by Gary Vaynerchuk, which discusses finding your passion, turning it into a business, and living it with your heart and soul. Sounds great, right? Of course it does. But how many of us can honestly say that we do that? Very, very few. It all sounds so […]

A Little Story About Commitment

When I turned 30 back in 2001, I had some kind of epiphany or early mid-life crisis and found myself desperately wanting to change careers. Actually, I didn’t really have a “career”, I was bartending at the Hard Rock Cafe in Denver, Colorado. I had spent 12 years working in the restaurant industry, and while […]

The Lost Art Of Giving

This happened to me the other day. I was taking a walk around the downtown area where my office is located and noticed a man searching for change in his pockets to pay a parking meter. When I noticed that he didn’t seem to have any change, I decided to help him out. I just happened […]

My 30 Day Twitter Experiment

When I first started using Twitter back in November 2010, I had little idea of how powerful it was. Over the past 3 months, Twitter has become part of my daily routine and can now see how some bloggers are using it to dominate. Over the last month or so, I have fallen into the […]

A Case Study On Crushing It

We all know who Gary Vaynerchuk is and his motto of “Crush It”. It simply means to find what you love to do most, pour your heart and soul into it, and dominate the shit out of it. The book is incredibly inspiring and reading it actually empowers you to go out and make your […]

The World Is Your Oyster, Now Go Find Your Pearl

Can you remember a time when you were doing something like watching a movie, taking a walk, or maybe looking at something beautiful and were overcome with an incredible sense of motivation, hope, or inspiration? It’s an indescribable feeling of power and one that can change your life if you act on it. Those moments are few […]

The Theory Of Positivity

It was brought to my attention recently be a concerned reader, that the overall negative and pessimistic tone of my blog had turned him off and may be turning other readers away as well. Up until this point, I hadn’t thought of that as being a concern. It’s interesting because my traffic and subscribers have […]