10 Life Lessons I Learned On A Wrestling Mat

Growing up involved in the sport of wrestling is a very interesting experience. You are exposed to a manner of thinking that few others will understand, even fewer will agree with, and none outside the fraternity of wrestlers will recognize the power of. This method of thinking is near and dear to me, as it […]


The Problem With Disney World….

Disney World is commonly known as “The Happiest Place On Earth”. It is a vacation destination for families around the world, and children often spend years dreaming of getting to meet Mickey Mouse. I am fortunate enough to live in the Sunshine State, and as a result, I am able to take my own child […]


Improve Performance – Grow Your EQ!

I just listened to Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman apologize for his behavior after the NFC championship game. Sherman is an incredibly gifted player who benefits from his physical and emotional makeup on the field. He plays a very difficult position with great skill fueled by great passion. Sherman is also a very intelligent […]


School Violence and Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

Without regard for political beliefs, let us remember that schools are supposed to be institutions of learning. Any educational leader worth his or her salt will likely agree with me when I state that in order to educate a child or young adult, we must maintain a safe environment. Simply put- if a kid doesn’t […]


5 Ways I “ATE” My Stressors!!

Stress… The state of feeling intense emotional or mental duress resulting from overwhelming demands or circumstances. How many of us have found ourselves facing circumstances beyond our control, and experiencing tremendous levels of frustration as a result of our lack of control of the situation? Most of you are probably chuckling a bit right now […]


Problem got you down? Try this…

Have you ever had a problem that had you tied up in knots? A problem that overwhelmed your emotions? It happens to all of us from time to time at work and at home. When this kind of problem attacks it has such an impact emotionally that clear thought is difficult if not impossible. How […]


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New Year Resolution For Personal Evolution

Let’s talk about New Years Resolutions. Each year, many of us take the time to make promises to ourselves about how we want to change or evolve ourselves during the coming year. The majority of people have the best intentions of keeping these resolutions and making real changes to better themselves. Those same people often […]