The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.

-Eleanore Roosevelt



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November 30, 2018

Be the person everyone else is too afraid to be. 

Have you ever been in a situation or maybe a conversation with a group of people who do not know each other that well. The conversation begins light, maybe the group is discussing where they are from or the score to the...

September 21, 2018

When you look at the events of your life to this point, what does it consist of? Think about the people you have come across, the places you have left your mark upon and the things that you have accomplished. Judging your life up until today, would you have any regret?...

September 11, 2018

Lessons learned from surviving the worst, only to experience the best!

Amateur Lifestyle was born in the mindset of a depressed and disparaged man who, hesitantly must admit that for a moment, wondered if living a happy and successful life would be possible for him. Tha...

June 21, 2018

No one wakes up in the morning and goes about their life without motivation. Each of us has something that drives us to perform, to work and to keep going. For each person that is likely something different. It has taken me a long time and I have had some hard lessons...

May 20, 2018

If ever there was an analogy that I would want to be associated with my life, it would have to be something that describes the ocean. At this point in my life, I have seen high times and low times, both directions guided by my own decisions, mistakes and plans. Looking...

February 26, 2018

I would like to think that we are all warriors, actively fighting the battles that everyday brings us to accomplish our goals, help others, and make the world a better place for playing our part in it. I unfortunately find that while many share in this thought, many ot...

January 21, 2018

In my opinion, you aren’t really living your best life if you never get out there and see the amazing places, people and cultures that exist beyond your own 4 walls. As John Lennon put it, “Living is easy with eyes closed." So we can agree that we want to get out there...

January 4, 2018

The year 2017 has come to an end in a manner that seems all too fast. Across the year, I’ve reflected on life’s struggles with other amateurs out there, all in their early 20’s, who have been attempting to wrestle for control of a life all their own and on their own te...

December 14, 2017

It seems like everyone and their mother has caught the travel bug these days. Enlightened millennials everywhere are starting amateur blogs about their tastes of travel while worshiping the bloggers out there who have made a lifestyle and a living out of their travels...

November 29, 2017

Who knew that changing your life could really be as easy as falling? At the tail end of summer, I set out to focus on myself, my goals and my future in the hope that that somehow I would get my life back on the right track. I worked to reset my goals and craft a strate...

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