Category: stress

  • Faith- What To Do When You Need Patience

    Faith- What To Do When You Need Patience

    Today as I am trying to pack to go on the yearly summer vacation I find myself needing patience. I am generally laid back and a pretty patient person (exceptions traffic and drive through Windows). I am not sure why but those two things tend to get under my skin especially a drive through if […]

  • Finding Courage In Challenging Situations

    Finding Courage In Challenging Situations

    You will be put in challenging situations and at times feel overwhelmed and let down. Life will let you down at times and often it is when we are either at the top of our game or at the lowest point.  When we are facing our darkest moments and weakest moments due to life events […]

  • Health: 10 Ways To Improve Your Physical and Mental Health

    Health: 10 Ways To Improve Your Physical and Mental Health

    Today we are looking at ten ways you can improve your physical and mental health. I have been a on reboot of sorts the last several months due to some major health issues and two close calls with death. I actually did many of these during my adult life but had let some things skip […]

  • Health: Coping Skills- 10 Life Hacks to Cope With Stress and Anxiety

    Health: Coping Skills- 10 Life Hacks to Cope With Stress and Anxiety

    We all face daily bombardments of stress in life. We have stress from relationships, family obligations, work, and other commitments. These can build up over time and eventually shut you down emotionally, physically and spiritually. We must deal with stress and anxiety on the spot so it does not build up and overcome us all […]

  • Health: Physical, Mental and Spiritual Impact of Tragedy

    Today I am writing a brief post about one of the hardest times in my life.  I was coaching at a local high school and halfway through the season our head coach and my good friend passed away suddenly and unexpected.  This was a huge loss for his family, students, athletes and the community as […]

  • Career: Professional Growth and Career Direction

    Creating awareness of your current professional career growth and direction begins with knowing your own routines, habits and results.  We go to work and before you know it the day has come and gone with the results we may not have desired or planned for once the morning started.  There is only a set amount […]

  • Education: Parents and Teachers Guide- Surviving and Thriving in Covid Times

    Education: Parents and Teachers Guide- Surviving and Thriving in Covid Times

    Today I am writing about remote learning and giving some basic ideas and tips on how as parents we can not only survive but thrive during this Covid 19 mess.  As a career teacher it has been a daily learning experience for myself and my students.  It is up and down roller coaster ride of […]

  • Americana: Losing My Dad- My Hero

    Americana: Losing My Dad- My Hero

    I was coaching at my old high school in 2009 and in the middle of the season I suddenly lost my dad. My dad was a 30 year retired police officer who also served over 30 years volunteering at the local high school as president, vice president and secretary of the boosters club.  My mom […]

  • Spirit Chronicles: Vision of a Cleansing Storm

    Spirit Chronicles: Vision of a Cleansing Storm

    A great storm has come upon mankind. One that has sweep over the earth and consumed all of mankind. One that has divided them into two sides with ideals driven by good and evil. Millions have chosen good and stayed strong in the biblical principles stated in Galatians 5:22-24. While many millions of others have […]

  • Football: The Final Drive

    Football: The Final Drive

    Below is a peak at the final chapter of my book about Football, Faith and Family. This is some of the last chapter that discusses the close to my career as a football coach. Enjoy and please go take a look on amazon or kindle it you want to see the other twenty four chapters. […]

  • Americana: Spiders vs. Me- Bathroom Battles and Facing Fear

    Americana: Spiders vs. Me- Bathroom Battles and Facing Fear

    Today I am writing about an experience I had this morning in the bathroom as I was preparing for work. I assume that your bathrooms are equipped like ours with nothing to kill a spider with other than toilet paper. We don’t have a fly swatter, shoes, sticks, etc. to face those mean little creepy […]

  • Faith: Torn Down and Built Back Up

    Faith: Torn Down and Built Back Up

    Torn Down and Built Back Up In my reading today I made note of how as a coach I work my wrestlers out to tear them down, so they will be built back up stronger, faster, and tougher.  They lift weights, run, practice moves and stretch to get in peak physical condition.  They do this […]