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How to Rise Above the Storm Clouds in Life

How do you feel when you walk outside to a bright blue sky? Do you feel good?…


A notebook with a drawing of a cloud with the words

Why You Should Keep a Journal and How It Will Change Your Life

If there is one activity that has vastly improved my life in multiple ways,…


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When a Flaw Becomes a Strength

I drive through an old neighborhood on my way to the office and back every day.…


The Bright Side of Storms

Pilots of small planes give thunderstorms a wide berth. Accidentally flying…


Looking out of an airplane from the cockpit

Get Out of Your Head

“Stop staring at the instrument panel,” my flight instructor said, finger…


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What Some Call Failure, the Successful Call Experience

Failure can be a scary thing. Most of us sense it lurking at the edge of…


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The Current of Life

In my last post I promised ideas to help you flow with life versus forcing it.…


River running through the mountains

Life Force

I’ve penned Lessons from the Cockpit for over four years and in all those posts…