How the Happiness Advantage Can Change Your World (Part 2) – BtR 139

BtR 139 Happiness Advantage Pt 2

Happiness to Pursue Success We often chase success to become happy. If that were true, then we would be happy in our new car, large homes, and corporate jobs with the great salaries and perks. The truth is that it is not these status symbols that make us happy. If anything, we find ourselves trapped and … Read moreHow the Happiness Advantage Can Change Your World (Part 2) – BtR 139

How the Happiness Advantage Can Change Your World (Part 1) – BtR 138

BtR 139 Happiness Advantage Pt 2

The Happiness Advantage At best, it can be said that only 45% of the workforce enjoys their job. That means the majority of us wake up in the morning and dread the commute that puts us in a prison. That is no way to truly live, is it? If we say in the U.S. Constitution … Read moreHow the Happiness Advantage Can Change Your World (Part 1) – BtR 138

REBROADCAST Pocketful of Sunshine Father Daughter Vacation Check-In BtR 136

BtR 136 Pocketful of Sunshine

Pocket Full of Sunshine Can you imagine Brandon jamming out to Adele or singing Natasha Bedingfield’s “Pocketful of Sunshine”? That has been just the start of his father-daughter vacation with Maddy as they drive from Texas to New Mexico and on a loop back to Texas. After seeing sites like the International UFO Museum and Research … Read moreREBROADCAST Pocketful of Sunshine Father Daughter Vacation Check-In BtR 136

Melissa Monte on Knowing What You Stand For – BtR 122

Melissa Monte Part 2

Melissa Monte We are wrapping up our conversation with Melissa Monte from Episode 121. Melissa Monte is one of today’s influential and thought-provoking explorers of the mindset and positive energy. She’s known for her ability to educe and explain complex ideas with humor and clarity, in a way that deeply connects with a wide audience. … Read moreMelissa Monte on Knowing What You Stand For – BtR 122

Insights from Randy Pausch’s The Last Lecture – BtR 111

The Last Lecture - BtR 111

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch The Last Lecture, wrote by Randy Pausch in his final days battling metastasized cancer, shares his message to readers about living a full and purposeful life. The sad truth is that the United States population experiences a 100% mortality rate in life. You can actually say this is a global … Read moreInsights from Randy Pausch’s The Last Lecture – BtR 111

Happy Birthday! A blog post by Brandon Cunningham.

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday! Okay, it may not be your birthday. Let’s assume I missed it. So, let this stand as my card or greeting for this year. What do birthdays have to do with ruts? Some people have cake and get presents and cards. Other people get only some cards and maybe a call or two. Some … Read moreHappy Birthday! A blog post by Brandon Cunningham.

Benjamin Hardy on Happiness, Reality, and Writing for Yourself (Rebroadcast) – BtR 104

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Defining Your Own Reality to Find Happiness “If Tony Robbins, Seth Godin, and Gary Vaynerchuk had a man-child and unleashed him on Medium, he would be Benjamin Hardy.” – Quote from a hater Benjamin Hardy is a prolific writer and blogger, who at the time of this episode going live has over 31,000 Followers on Medium, talks with … Read moreBenjamin Hardy on Happiness, Reality, and Writing for Yourself (Rebroadcast) – BtR 104

A Simply Southern Cottage Update from Sara McDaniel – BtR 100

Author of the blog Simply Southern Cottage, Sara McDaniel, is back for the third time. We figured that was the best way to celebrate our first triple digit episode. Her story is not just about a remodel of a home. It is about reclaiming and restoring one’s own life. Sara will share with you a … Read moreA Simply Southern Cottage Update from Sara McDaniel – BtR 100

Removing “I Can’t” and Other Mental Barriers – BtR 097

Brandon and Jerry share their trip report from a backpacking trip to Pedernales Falls State Park. A special guest joined them for the trip, Jerry’s dad. Being joined by Jerry’s dad was a mixed bag. Bruce overcame some ruts to spend time with his son doing what his son enjoys. On the flip side, there … Read moreRemoving “I Can’t” and Other Mental Barriers – BtR 097

Slow Down to Speed Up: Living in Contentment BtR 094

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Contentment may seem counter to episode 93 about living in dissatisfaction to live a life beyond the rut. Many religions and self-help books talk about living a life in contentment to find happiness. Brandon and Jerry discuss the finer points on how you can use dissatisfaction to fuel your passion for your dream and balance … Read moreSlow Down to Speed Up: Living in Contentment BtR 094