Stop forcing it and stop trying to fake it til’ you make it. Chew your food in the present moment and be focused on making a direct impact on those you interact with each and every day. Ignore the urge to network with those at the highest of levels. For seeking the acceptance of the wrong people will not get you to the right places. This unproductive way of thought and internal influence is the work of the inner ego.

Ego is often times the driver, and it can steer us down misguided paths. The key is to be mindful…


Happy New Year everyone!

To quote the one and only Ferris Bueller, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and take a look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

With that said, I thought I would be fitting to provide a little snapshot of 2018 with a few “best of” lists as well as a few items to help you be in the know at the start of the new year. Without further ado….

Most watched shows of 2018 according to Comcast

The year in search 2018 according to Google as well as the top…


You are not alone. The four words anyone facing an emotional struggle deserve to hear.

For as far back as I can remember, I’ve been on the defense. In survival mode. Desperately trying to fit in, out of pure fear of being bullied and laughed at by others. An outsider, misunderstood and rejected. With a dangerously high amount of insecurities and a severely low level of self-esteem, I always struggled with feelings of inadequacy. As a child, I said to myself over and over again that I wasn’t smart enough. Didn’t read as well as the other kids and couldn’t…

Jeff Ringgenberg

striving to maintain a happy medium

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