Category: Life Lessons

4 Tips to Help Your Freelance Life Make Cents

It’s hard out here for a freelancer. Trust me, I know. Until you’ve established yourself, it’s a lot of sacrificing, settling, and sleepless nights. It doesn’t always have to be that way. The freelance life is what you make it. These four tips have helped me in making more sense of my career and deposit ...

Living in Past Tense

Yesterday marked 20 years that I would have been enlisted in the United States Air Force. On August 12, 1997, I raised my right hand and swore to serve and protect my country. I was honorably discharged, by choice, a couple years later. It didn't take long for me to determine the military was not ...

Life is Like a Flight of Stairs

Life is like a flight of stairs. We look at all we have in front of us and it isn't always easy to stomach. We may not be the most fit or maybe it's as simple as just wanting to reach the destination quickly. Who wants to show up sweaty, after all? Wherever you are ...

What School Has Taught Me

School has been a challenging journey for me. When I think about it, it's not so much school in itself, but what it is doing in and through me. Exams, group projects, stress of making the grade, all of that is taxing enough on the psyche; however, I have felt a shift in who I ...