Escaping Prison

This is a short, but great article from Best Selling Author Robert Ringer about escaping from your own ‘prisons’. Maybe it will give you some motivation to get started on that project or life goal you’ve been putting off.   http://robertringer.com/on-escaping-from-prison/

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Loyalty

Loyalty I was reading a quote by Mark Twain that stated “Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.” It’s a powerful statement. And I think it relates perfectly to the culture that often finds its way into fire houses, both career and volunteer. Our ‘country’ is the fire service…

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Are You Truly Thankful?

Are you truly thankful for what everyone does for you? In the last few years, my (now past) department started trying to push the “We’re thankful for everything you do” mentality. And for a little while it worked. Everyone felt warm and fuzzy, thinking that the Chiefs were grateful for all of the work they…

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Beat that rushed feeling

Have you ever woken up in the morning and immediately felt rushed? Like no matter what you do, you just can’t catch up to how fast time is going? I hate that feeling and I had it this morning, so I thought this was a relevant topic to write about today. Being rushed starts your…

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Your time is your life

Most people go to work, they put in 8, 10 or 12 hour days 5 days a week, and this continues day in and day out for years. They’re always pushing and trying to get ahead by working more hours, missing out on holidays, their kids birthday parties and spending time with their friends and…

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