Episode 66: Olympic Dreaming with Adoh Doherty

Personal Growth with Michael and Carolyn Today we’re talking about the “must-have” books for summer vacation! Here are the books we would take with us on a trip to the lake or summer trip.  Grit by Angela Duckworth Rules of the Red Rubber Ball by Kevin Carroll Kid President’s Guide to Being Awesome Adoh Doherty:…

Episode 65: Overcoming Roadblocks with Haley Curfman

Personal Growth with Michael and Carolyn Today we’re talking about music! Here’s some songs we love for your playlist.  Good Old Days by Brock Monroe This Will Be Our Year by OK Go If you’re looking for more music, check out our Loveworks approved playlist on Spotify! Haley Curfman: The Weary Teacher Haley Curfman and…

Never Too Old To Do Your Dream

At 65, Colonel Sanders started making finger lickin good Kentucky Fried Chicken At 52, Ray Croc began his burger flipping journey with MacDonalds  At 42, Soichiro Honda opened Honda Motor Company At 32, JK Rowling published her first Harry Potter novel At 76, Anna Mary Robertson Moses painted her first canvas  … now, it’s your…

Episode 59: Finding Your Voice with Mike Reilly

Mike Reilly: The Voice of IRONMAN Mike Reilly, the official “Voice of IRONMAN” worldwide and a member of the IRONMAN Hall of Fame, the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame and the Running USA Hall of Champions, is the only person to have been inducted into all three. Mike has also done on-site announcing and television…

Ironman Tapertime

My Ironman WHY. This article, Ironman Tapertime was shared with me recently and I hope you’re inspired with it while pursuing your dream when it gets hard. Because it will.  Caution, this is LONG, but will take you less time to read, then will take me to finish my race on 5.23.21 😉Hope you enjoy…

12 Motivational Mantras for Self Improvement

Did you know that Oklahoma lays claim to having the world’s highest hill? That’s right, you heard me. HIGHEST HILL. [there’s bragging rights for everything these days!] Cavanal Hill located near Poteau, Oklahoma proudly boasts this accolade with a sign at the base of the hill.  What separates Cavanal Hill from being known as Cavanal…

It’s Time to Get Help

Recently the Oklahoma Sooners played the Texas Longhorns. The OU quarterback Spencer Rattler was benched in 2nd quarter, because he was playing a little reckless. Coach Lincoln Riley said that he sat him out so that he would calm down and settle into playing the offense and just playing the game like he knew how….

Are We There Yet?

When you went on road trips as a kid, how many times have you asked “are we there yet?”  I thought this season of parenting graciously skipped our household, until on one fateful day my adorable brown-eyed, blonde-haired daughter uttered the words, “Daddy, are we there yet?” … as we were pulling out of the…

Vision and Values: Where are we headed?

Growing up I had the opportunity to experience traveling the world. Through these experiences I was able to learn valuable life lessons. One topic I took so much interest in was community. For the sum of five years I have contemplated the question on community. What makes a community? Why do communities rise and fall?…

How to Stay Motivated

What Does Motivation Look Like? For Michael Jordan, he envisioned the day he saw the roster posted that he was cut from the high school basketball team.  For Elon Musk, he has a large picture hanging outside of his office with an engineering of Mars being colonized. For Walt Disney, he was surrounded by sketches…