Want a #GreatLife? Do this!
Jul24

Want a #GreatLife? Do this!

When you think of a #GreatLife, what comes to mind? What do you picture?  Do you think of a person or a certain lifestyle of your dreams?  Does your mind wander towards regrets of things you’ve not (yet) done?  If so, this series of blog posts is just for YOU!  I want to help you get clear on what’s important to you and start moving towards it.  Corny and cheesy, I know.  There are a million of these kinds of articles out...

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Decision-Making for Dummies! (plus a Bonus for Couples)
Oct15

Decision-Making for Dummies! (plus a Bonus for Couples)

I don’t mean to offend you with the title. I’m not calling you stupid.  If anything, this is more autobiographical than anything.  It has been too often that I’ve felt dumber than dirt and not able to come to a right decision if it were staring me in the face.   As a result, like you, I’ve sometimes made some poor choices in life.  Some hurt for a moment while there are some where I’m still waiting...

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Five Ways Puerto Rico Is The Best Place Ever! (and Other Travel Thoughts)
Jun01

Five Ways Puerto Rico Is The Best Place Ever! (and Other Travel Thoughts)

Sitting here waiting on my flight to take me back to the good old USA, I’ve decided to share some thoughts about my experiences here.  (Mainly, too, because so many people have been asking!)  Anyway… I may have some more serious and substantive things to say in a follow up post, but let me get a few general observations out of the way first.   Puerto Rico is awesome!  How awesome?  Here are five ways…   1....

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What Starts with YOU Changes the World.
May27

What Starts with YOU Changes the World.

I have to admit to being both motivated by and proud of this speech from Naval Admiral William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, at the University-wide Commencement at The University of Texas at Austin on May 17, 2014.  It is a great reminder that what starts with YOU changes the world.  (Like the University of Texas motto.) Admiral McRaven is a Texas Ex, by the way.  (Since I first wrote this, he has...

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4 Reasons You Should Be Sick of Relationship Gurus
Feb13

4 Reasons You Should Be Sick of Relationship Gurus

I’m about finished with relationship advice. I’m done reading it.  I’m (almost) done giving it.  (Also, I am cranky today, so this will read like it.  Maybe I’ll come back and edit one day soon?  Maybe not.)  If you can point me towards someone who is actually helping the cause towards people finding and maintain healthy and whole relationships, I will kindly change my tune.  However, most of what I see breaks...

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6 Ways to Make Sure You NEVER Get Rich
May14

6 Ways to Make Sure You NEVER Get Rich

Originally written for BrothaOnline.com… check out other Money & Finance articles written by Mark Anthony McCray for BrothaOnline.com here. I can’t think of much that galls me more than conspicuous consumption. This is mostly because most conspicuous consumers can’t afford to conspicuously consume. They are the ones who need to be living BENEATH their means for a season or two and – if they did so –...

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