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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

7 Essential Qualities for Climbing Life’s Mountains

Inspiration sometimes comes in small packages. That is certainly true when I think of the impact of Alison Levine. At 5’ 4”, she is much larger than her physical size. As a mountaineer and polar explorer, Alison Levine stands head and shoulders above the crowd. She is tireless in her curiosity and willingness to navigate unthinkable […]

10 Quotes to Increase Resiliency

What exactly is resiliency? The dictionary defines resiliency as: The power or ability to return to the original form, position…after being bent, compressed, or stretched; elasticity. Ability to recover readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyancy.* I believe that resiliency is the ability to return to the original form but it’s more. It’s also […]

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 […]

10 Essential Traits Needed to Survive Adversity

There is an essential quality you need if you plan on surviving trauma, set-backs, and the storms that come in life. It’s not just what I believe, it’s backed up by research. The quality I’m talking about is resilience. What is resilience? The dictionary defines it as… “The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness…the […]

10 Quotes to Inspire Your Purpose in 2017

Welcome to 2017! The year ahead will look different to all of us. For some of you, it’s a continuation of 2016 with very little change. For others, it looks more like a blank sheet of paper that invites a new story to be written on it. I’m convinced that regardless of what you face in 2017, living with purpose will […]

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.