Almost 10 months ago, I moved my daughter and I to North Carolina from Michigan. Starting about 9 months before the move life took a twist. My daughters amazing Dad passed away suddenly. Then Covid-19 hit. I fought every day with my kid, we were both spiraling down into what felt like the deepest pit of anxiety and depression. I won't go into all the things that happened in between those hard months. But it was too much. Then one day, about 3 or 4 months before moving, it came to me. I remember having a full out fight with my daughter. She was lost. I was lost. and the combination wasn't good. And I remember staring at her and having this overwhelming surge of emotions. And that's when it starting to hit me...I can't, we can't live like this anymore. I had said the unthinkable to her, something straight out of my parents book... "if you don't like it here, you can go live somewhere else". Regret hit me as soon as I said it, because I knew that t
Nothing in life is worth while unless you take risks. Fail BIG. You will fail at some point in your life, accept it, you will lose, you will suck at something. No doubt about it. Its what you do with this failure. You don't quit. You keep trying. EVERY.SINGLE.DAY. And when you Fall, Fall Forward. It will be scary to fail, but rewarding, I promise, because the chances you take is what defines you. You want to get better, you want to self improve, stop looking for a short cut, find your alarm clock, find your discipline, find your guts, your passion, your drive and your will.