Three Points of Contact and 113 Resilience Tips for Teens

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in books, cancer, Resiliency, Teens, Videos | No Comments

I have to admit, I have some amazing fans. Some of you are military, some of you are health care providers, some are athletes or marathon runners, and others know me because of my experience battleing cancer. Of all these amazing people though, one group of you is very near and dear to me. I’m […]

Shout Out in the NCO Journal

Posted by on Jul 19, 2016 in army, cancer, Health, Marathons, military, News, Resiliency | No Comments

As many of you know, I started my days in the military many years ago as a humble Airman in the Air Force, and overtime, worked my way up to being (slightly-less) humble NCO (non-commissioned officer). I routinely speak at  NCO Academies around the world and I’m honored anytime I get to stand up in […]

Video Blog 004 ~ Hunt the Good Stuff, Plus

Posted by on Jan 30, 2016 in #htgs, Giving Thanks, Journaling, Resiliency, Videos | No Comments

I’ve talked about Hunt the Good Stuff before (#htgs) but for those who are not familiar with it, it’s something I picked up while attending the US Army’s Resiliency Training at University of Pennsylvania’s Positive Psychology Center. The concept is simple, start your day with three points of gratitude. I write these down in my journal, […]

Master Resiliency Training and Armed Forces Network

Posted by on Sep 11, 2015 in cancer, Resiliency, Videos | 3 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I had the honor of being interviewed on AFN (Armed Forces Network) here in Stuttgart, Germany. It was a great opportunity to talk about my experience with cancer and how Master Resiliency Training prepared me for the rough patches along the way. Check out the video below, and let me know […]

Marathon #8 in Hamburg and Improving your Optimism Daily

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in Giving Thanks, Marathons, Resiliency, Videos | No Comments

This past Saturday I ran my 8th marathon since being diagnosed with cancer, and this time I was in Hamburg, Germany. What an amazing experience! More than 750,000 spectators and 20,000 runners. I shot this quick video when I finished, in which I talk about daily exercises to improve your optimism, as well as Hunt […]

Prepping for Marathon #7 in Kiel, Germany

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Marathons, Resiliency, Videos | 284 Comments

This Saturday, I’ll be running my seventh marathon since being diagnosed with cancer. Yesterday, I finished my last long training run before heading up north to Kiel, and shot this quick video. Enjoy! Some of the marathon training references I talk about in the video are Trevor and Angie from Marathon Training Academy, Jeff Galloway’s Run […]