Tag: Lifestyle

Goals for 2014

Posted on 04/18/14 by Andrew No Comments
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This post was meant to be posted in January. As you can tell, that did not happen. Enjoy!

This is not a post about New Year’s resolutions. In fact, I do not believe in them. Here is why, only 8% of people who make New Year’s resolutions stick to them. If they do stick to them it will last only a week and I would bet most people are out of the game by the end of January. However, I do like setting goals and January is an ideal time to reevaluate your life goals.

I set goals for myself that are realistic and unrealistic. I am not setting myself up to fail but setting an unrealistic goal helps me strive for something better. In that scenario it tends to be about the journey of getting to that point. I may never attain that goal but I will learn something about myself in the process. With that said, you do have to be cautious about setting unrealistic goals. For example, I cannot lost 50 pounds in one week. That would be unrealistic and I would be setting myself up to fail.

I have broken down my goals into different categories to help with organization. Without further ado, here is my list.

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My Top Five Favorite Pirate Movies

Posted on 05/21/11 by Andrew No Comments

As most of you know the new and highly anticipated Pirates of the Caribbean is out this weekend. So, I thought there is no better time to compile a list of my favorite pirate movies. Enjoy!

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The Year In Review

Posted on 12/31/10 by Andrew No Comments

Here are some of my favorite blog posts from 2010! First memorable moments of 2010 was going to Honduras on a mission trip. Read blog posts below. The Adventure Begins Monte Verde Agua Caliente Beautiful People Beautiful Scenery Broken I wrote some blog posts about my Dad this year. Writing is a way for me […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Bucket List

Posted on 10/31/10 by Andrew No Comments

One of my goals for this blog is to help others achieve clarity within their own lives. Creating a bucket list is one way to clarify some goals within your life. I would set an hour aside for this project, so you can think it through and put together a list with meaning. Creating a […]

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What Are You Worth?

Posted on 10/19/10 by Andrew 2 Comments

I sat in a church pew this past Sunday and thought about one thing… What am I worth? I am not talking about how much money I have in the bank account or how much stuff I own. What value do I have to God, society, my friends, my family and strangers? Am I living […]

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Music that Inspires…

Posted on 10/07/10 by Andrew 2 Comments

Here is a list of music that has helped me get through the good times and the bad. While listening to some of these songs, I can bring myself to a certain moment in my life. Each band marks a milestone in my life. I have put the album in parenthesis after each song. Jimmy […]

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Into the Wild

Posted on 10/02/10 by Andrew 8 Comments

Its 5am… I should be sleeping, instead I am watching a movie titled, Into the Wild. It is a coming of age tale about a man who refuses to be trapped, trapped by society, rules, expectations, ideals and education. He had everything, a college degree, money and a lucrative future. But to him life was […]

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How I lost 30 Pounds

Posted on 08/15/10 by Andrew 4 Comments

Like many people I have went back and forth with my weight loss. I would lose 20 pounds and gain it all back in half the time I took to lose it. I would try many diets, which for me none of them worked. The word DIET in my mind is a bad word. Going […]

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2010 Wish List

Posted on 08/06/10 by Andrew No Comments
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I have been trying to cut down on my spending especially on items that I just want and do not need. But I still want stuff…here are items that I would like to have this year. If you would like to purchase any of these items click on the picture or the link below the […]

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Making the Most of Your Summer

Posted on 08/02/10 by Andrew No Comments

Summer is a good time to relax, rejuvenate and learn some new skills. If you are wanting to get out and do something productive this is your guide… if not then continue watching re-runs of Saved by the Bell! 1. Cut the cord. What do I mean?? Get rid of cable…there I said it. I […]

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