Have You Seen My Voice?

Have You Seen My Voice?
Have you ever had laryngitis? That frustrating problem of losing your voice because your vocal cords are swollen and dry. Here in South Carolina, our fall season means cool mornings, mild afternoons and then back to cool temps in the evenings. The changing temperatures seem to pave the way for illnesses such as the common ...

Keeping Your Focus, Part 2

Keeping Your Focus, Part 2
This wraps up a three-part post on Keeping Your Focus. If you missed the first two, click here for the first post and here for the second post. One thing my daughter learned was you can’t afford to take your mind’s eye off the objective. Somehow in her race, something kidnapped her attention, but eight ...

Have You Lost Hope?

Have You Lost Hope?
What does a motivational speaker and deer urine have in common? Recently I was on a high school campus with Melvin Adams, watching him work his magic. After the program we were meeting some of the teachers and one shared a story with us and Melvin’s expression was priceless. Big Stinker Earlier in the week ...

Keeping Your Focus, Part 1

Keeping Your Focus, Part 1
Last week I began a short series of post centered around an incident when on of my girls lost her focus for just a few seconds during a big race. If you missed it, you can click HERE to back-track… As men and women longing to make the most of our “race” that we call ...

What Happens When You Lose Focus

What Happens When You Lose Focus
“I looked up and they were ten meters ahead of me.” This is the phrase one of my quick-footed daughters shared with me after a recent race. Not any race, but the New Balance Great American Race in Cary, NC. This is where the “big dogs” come to run. Her strategy going into the race ...