I stumbled upon a bit of awesome today. While I have been learning to code through sites such as Code Academy and Treehouse, I have had a real tough time finding ways to apply those skills that I learned without feeling completely overwhelmed. I stumbled upon Codewars, a site that trains coding through tackling real problems. Continue reading “Codewars”

Encourage Others

There is great power in the act of encouraging others. There is so much negativity in the world, falling into perpetuating negativity brings down moral and will eventually cause others to stop liking you. Become a light in someone’s life so they can pass that light onto others.

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One Step at a Time

Last month I launched 2015 with a goal that I would lose weight. I set myself on a calorie budget using the FatSecret app to 1800 calories and by the very nature of staying under that mark I begin to eat smarter. The first two weeks went swimmingly well, and I lost 13 pounds. The next two weeks after that, I stepped on the scale and the needle did not budge one bit. How did consistent weight loss just come to a halt?

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Hit The Ground Running

“Start before you’re ready.” ~Steven Pressfield

I have this tendency to not begin something until I can have every detail fully planned out in mind for a flawless execution. For the most part, I can do this and it works fine for me. Then there are times that I have no idea how it is going to end up, like starting a business, building a website or refinishing a closet. I get overwhelmed with the possibility that what I do will fail. Continue reading “Hit The Ground Running”