Cam Taylor

Be inspired. Be focused. Be tenacious.

Life Lessons Learned from Michelangelo’s Grit

Michelangelo did something worth imitating. In 1507, Michelangelo was commissioned by Pope Julius II to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It was an honor to be asked, but he didn’t jump into the project without stepping back first. He labored for months over hundreds of sketches, analyzing multitudes of colors and themes, before […]

Sometimes There’s Only the Hard Way

Sometimes there’s not a better way. Sometimes there’s only the hard way. – Mary E. Pearson One of the qualities needed when facing the hard challenges of life is endurance. Endurance is “the act, quality, or power of withstanding hardship or stress; the state or fact of persevering; continuing existence.” Endurance is that quality that […]

5 Proven Actions to Fan the Flame of Positivity

You cultivate a soaring attitude when you practice positivity—even when there are those in your life who are negative and try to throw a wet blanket over your positivity. You cannot control what others do around you, but you can control how you respond to your circumstances. There five actions I took to counter the […]

One Key Factor to Keep Your Attitude Pointing Upward

One of the gauges on an airplane is the attitude indicator. It measures the direction of the ground compared to the nose of the airplane. If the nose is pointed towards the ground, it’s a bad attitude — if the nose is pointed to the sky, it’s a good attitude. What is true for the pilot […]

One Game Changer You Can Do While Waiting

What are you waiting for? A situation or person to change? A transition to end? A recovery to be over? Your grieving journey to arrive at acceptance? My guess is you’re waiting for something! That’s why I created this short video to help you find a way to be with your waiting.  Before you watch […]

One Key Factor When Facing Difficult Circumstances

What difficult circumstances are you facing? I had some difficult circumstances just yesterday. I ended up spending six hours in Emergency due to some chest pains. I was told it’s always a good idea to get chest pains checked out by a doctor not just google, so I did. The good news is, I’m fine […]

6 Steps to Strengthening Your Perseverance Muscle

When I ask people what is landing with them as they read, Detour: A Roadmap For When Life Gets Rerouted, more than once they talk about the chapter on perseverance. To be honest, I exercise perseverance on a daily basis! Below is an excerpt from the perseverance chapter that I hope inspires you to not give […]

Two More Keys to Emotional Health After a Loss

Detour is a wealth of information on emotional processing. It gave me lots to digest and consider as I think about, what I would call, my small detours. I have faced many of my own issues positively but found the themes of forgiveness and brokenness especially helpful. Thanks Cam for sharing your work, wisdom, and your […]

Two Keys to Emotional Health After a Loss

Check out my new book, Detour: A Roadmap For When Life Gets Rerouted! It’s packed full of practical help and guidance for those seeking to recover and heal following a traumatic life event. Part of the detour journey is learning how to deal with the emotional impact of loss and suffering. Several people I’ve talked […]

Learn to Tell Time When Life is Out of Control

Check out my new book, Detour: A Roadmap For When Life Gets Rerouted! It’s packed full of practical help and inspiration to help you survive and thrive the storms of life. One reality you run into when faced with traumatic events and adversity, is the loss of control. For those (like me) with control issues, […]