How to be an Olympian and Champion in Life

Watching the Olympics always reminds me of one very important fact – I have no athletic talent what so ever.  Yet, even as someone who doesn’t care about sports more than the average Joe (or Jane), I find myself glued to Olympic sports of every sort.  Whether you are glued to table tennis, gymnastics, swimming,…

Fun Facts to Kick Off The 2016 Rio Olympics!

The time has come.  The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro! You have a Caipirinha cocktail in hand and are ready for the world’s best athletes to bring on the action. Here are some fun facts to get in the spirit of the 2016 Rio Olympics: Rio de Janeiro is named after a river…

What The Conventions Should Remind Us, Regardless Of Party

It doesn’t matter whether you are Republican, Democrat, or somewhere between or far undefined.  This election season has ignited something in our culture.   I don’t think anyone can explain WHAT that is or WHY it is happening, but we all have a part in it.  If you are watching the conventions or just trying to…

Living in an Age of Anxiety

It’s hard to turn on CNN or any news channel and go 5 minutes without stories of hate, shootings, terrorism, and the doom and gloom of our modern world.  When people talk about millennials, it is usually about their work ethic and pop culture.  I am a “cusp millennial.”  The tragedies of 9/11 occurred during…