How to Implement the Gratitude Advantage In Your Life

How to Implement the Gratitude Advantage in Your Life

My mother is an excellent model for showcasing thanks and gratitude in everyday life. She sends thank you cards for gifts given, actions taken and just because moments. When you receive her hand-written card in the mail, you feel her love and appreciation. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false” alt=”How to Implement the Gratitude Advantage In Your Life”] These […]

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Learning to Be Great Can Be Painful

My heart was pounding as I heard the voice over the loudspeaker say, [featured-image single_newwindow=”true” alt=”Running”] You have 90 seconds to cross the start line before we close it, and you will need to begin with the rest of the racers at 7:30 am. As I rounded the metal barricade and stepped across the start […]

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3 Ways to Kick Fear to the Curb

Sneakers on a curb

Fear – it can be debilitating. It can hold you back, and it can kill your momentum. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false”]Image courtesy of Lightstock – Kristen Weilert[/featured-image] This Friday, I head to Chicago for the half marathon. This goal has been on my list for about six months. Over the past eleven months, I have been on […]

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The Memories Of The Fallen Are Remembered Today

White Rose on 9-11 Memorial

In today’s Friday Focus, I want to take a few minutes to honor the fallen of that tragic day – September 11, 2001. It is hard to believe it was fourteen years ago when the towers fell from the New York skyline. [featured-image single_newwindow=”false” alt=”9/11 Memorial – NYC”]9/11 Memorial – NYC | ©2014 Dave Anthold[/featured-image] […]

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40 for 40: Day 9


Growing up, I had two wonderful dogs – Asta and Sandy. These two dogs had completely different personalities. Asta would lay around all day and then wonder where dinner was. Sandy would beg you to go out and throw the tennis ball to her. By the end of the workout, she was still going, and I […]

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40 for 40: Day 7

Weaving My Future In Kenya

Today, we pick up the story as we wing our way to Africa. I had ever been out of the country, and now I was heading to Kenya, Africa. I couldn’t believe it. We had loads of gear that was accompanying us, and I had to forgo my carry on so I could carry the […]

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