• Quality Over Quantity

    Quality over quantity is my rule of thumb when it comes to most aspects of life; but more importantly, with FRIENDS! Is your circle well rounded? Motivating? Inspiring & supportive? If you answered no to any of those, you may be entitled to friendship compensation… I know it sounds obvious, but having supportive people in your corner will make all the difference! Start paying close attention to how they react to your accomplishments & successes… Are they encouraging and proud of you!? Or snide and critical!? Don’t feel bad about being picky with who you let in, and always protect your heart. Start consciously surrounding yourself with ones that truly…

  • Energy is Contagious

    My dad has always told us that we become like the people we spend the most time with, so choose carefully! If you’re constantly hanging around and learning from 4 highly successful businessmen, odds are you’ll become the 5th! Likewise, if you regularly hang around unhappy and nonmotivated individuals, you guessed it…you’ll be the next! Energies are very contagious and I believe that the environment we put ourselves in will heavily impact our thoughts and actions. Sometimes it’s difficult because we like to see the potential in others who may not see things the way we do. BUT, like mentioned in 1st Corinthians 15:33 “Evil company corrupts good habits.” You…

  • 21st Century Friendships

    “So no one told you life was gonna be this way… Your job’s a joke, you’re broke, your love life’s D.O.A… It’s like you’re always stuck in second gear… When it hasn’t been your day, your week, your month, or even your year… I’LL BE THERE FOR YOUUU!!”   Yep. You guessed it. We’re talking all about FRIENDS today! (P.S. if you didn’t sing along to that, I’m not mad–I’m just disappointed.)   Let’s cut straight to the point. Making friends has never come easy for me. For the vast majority of my life, I’ve been insanely shy. My friend group mainly consisting of siblings and close cousins. Not that…