Cam Taylor

Be inspired. Be focused. Be tenacious.

4 Ways Gratitude Can Make Your Life Better

Are you looking to boost your physical and emotional health? Do you desire a higher quality sleep? Would you like more resilience to help withstand the storms of life? It may sound too good to be true but I have good news for you. There’s something you can do every day that has been proven […]

Kids Tell What Love Is

Love is one of those words that means different things to different people. One of the places I look for inspiration on how to think simply about love is to listen to what children have to say. The following statements on what love is come from children age 4-8 and create a spring board to help […]

10 Inspiring Quotes to Fuel Your Joy

One of the words of Christmas that is often misunderstood is JOY. These quotes will remind you of what joy really is and take you below the surface so you can see joy existing regardless of the circumstances. Which quote do you find most engaging for where you’re at this Christmas? Leave a comment.

12 Ways to Wake up Motivation Every Morning

What gets you up and moving in the morning? What motivates you to engage and live on purpose especially when the pressure is on you to slow down to a crawl? Just like we need food and water to feed the body — we need motivation to feed the mind and heart. No matter what […]

What 1,800 Miles Taught One Man About True Happiness

Life is a journey, not a destination. — Ralph Waldo Emerson Emerson’s quote in theory sounds so solid. In practice, however, making life about the journey is hard, especially for people who enjoy setting and reaching goals and getting things done! Thankfully, there are people who can inspire us to help keep us on track. […]

Five Life Lessons in Response to Saying Goodbye

I said good bye to my surgeon this week. The good bye brought a mix of emotions — sadness, gratitude, relief, and peace. Dr Viskontas has been my surgeon since September, 2011. He operated seven times (7 out of 10) with the last surgery performed three weeks ago to remove hardware from my shoulder. He was […]

Confidence – GIYC part 7

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. ― Michelangelo Buonarroti Confidence is a necessary quality for digesting the challenges of life. This post is meant to inspire you to develop greater confidence in […]

Discipline – GIYC part 5

Discipline is discipline is discipline is discipline!!! If you have discipline in sports, you’re well on your way to winning games, and if you have discipline in your life, you’re well on your way to success. In sports and in life, discipline can’t be an occasional thing — it has to be an all-the-time thing. […]

Optimism – GIYC part 3

The third quality you need to have GIYC (grit in your craw), is optimism. Without it, you give up more easily, are difficult to be around, and miss out on all that life has to offer. This is the third quality of the eight required to digest the tough stuff life throws at us. The […]

Five Steps Through Failure

  “Failure is universal. It’s part of the human experience. It’s important to learn how to fail because the only way to achieve anything is to risk failing” (David H. Sandler). In order to get any where in life, you must learn to deal effectively with failure. Whether you are forming a new relationship, starting […]