Navy SEAL Advice: "Make Your Bed"

Navy SEAL Advice: "Make Your Bed"

"If you make your bed every morning you will have accomplished the first task of the day. It will give you a small sense of pride and it will encourage you to do another task and another and another,"

Remarks by Naval Adm. William H. McRaven, BJ '77, ninth commander of U.S.Special Operations Command, Texas Exes Life Member, and Distinguished Alumnus.

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Holding Sariah Tightly

Holding Sariah Tightly

I was sweetly touched when I read the empathetic response of Lehi to his wife Sariah after she had "complained". I thought deeply about Lehi's response. I opened up Dr. Sue Johnson's book "Hold Me Tight" and searched for a few key highlights and notes in the whitespace I had written. Comparing notes within Johnson's book and that within my scriptures, my journal began to be filled with pages of thoughts and feelings. The rest of my post is a cliff note capturing of what had impressed me.

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Charity- The Unmixed Love of Christ

Charity- The Unmixed Love of Christ

My eyes teared up as I thought of my friends & my family. I thought of those people who feel like enemies. I thought of the sweet people in my life,  all of whom I've said that I love. I realized we only truly love when we first love Christ. I used to think that we must first love ourselves, before we can love others. There is a serious trap in thinking that we must first love ourselves. When we know that Christ loves us, is it possible to not then feel valuable inside our own hearts and minds? The trap of first loving ourselves is that it requires us to prioritize ourselves, which is not the example Christ set for us. 

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5 Astonishing Outdoor Survival Products for 2014

5 Astonishing Outdoor Survival Products for 2014

Known as the "Largest Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in North America" hosted 1,055 companies from The North Face and UnderArmour to the most random mom & pop manufacturers from around the globe. The show truly is amazing. The diversity of the products spans from Apples that are freeze dried to Zippers used on $800 jackets.

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Lindon, Utah | E.coli Enters The Public Water System

Lindon, Utah | E.coli Enters The Public Water System

Hippocrates knew of silvers healing properties to purify and cleanse. Submarines line their water basins with silver and pioneers dropped silver dollar coins into their water barrels as they crossed the plains to keep the water from growing bacteria and becoming infected. Brigham Young wrote in his journal of times he began to feel under the weather and would drop a silver coin into his cup of milk and drink it. 

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Two Most Important Principles of Content Marketing | What I Learned from Ken Krogue

Two Most Important Principles of Content Marketing | What I Learned from Ken Krogue

 "Today there has been an explosion of readily available information on the web and other social channels. This is a relatively recent phenomenon in the careers of marketing and sales people." - The Ultimate Revenue Engine

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