As I have mentioned in both my About Me section and my Q&A, I have managed to get out of the negative lifestyle that I was raised in and create a life that is positive. I wanted to share with you 5 ways to do the same and improve your life with positive behaviors. 1. … More 5 Ways to Change Your Life From Negative to Positive
One difficult thing in living a happy life is all of the negative things that happen in your life, but it’s all about your mindset. It’s how you handle these situations that will affect you for the rest of your life. Stop holding on and stop dwelling on all of these things you can’t control … More Stop Holding On…
This Friday I was fortunate to finish my course I was attending and able to fly back home. I didn’t want to waste my time, so I bought a book and finished it on the flight. The book Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life…And Maybe the World, is small and only … More Book Review: Make Your Bed
Starting off 2018, I decided to change the name of the blog and site. I believe that the old name may have seemed like a fad and I wanted to ensure everyone that this blog is here to stay. The new name is Melvin which stands for Motivate, Elevate and Inspire. We learn to motivate … More Why the Name Change?
There are so many ways to get ahead and one of the most important is often times overlooked: sacrifice your Friday nights and sacrifice your weekends. Take a long look in the mirror and ask yourself how you’re spending your weekend. Most people will just want to relax, sleep and maybe play some … More How to get ahead
Having 2 kids now, the question that is always asked is have you been getting any sleep? Luckily, I have an amazing wife who lets me sleep so I’m rested for work, but we do have a routine so she gets sleep too. The next question asked is how does it feel to be raising … More The Struggle is Real
My wife will hate me for posting this picture of her haha. When my wife and I were in the hospital last week, due to my wife being induced, I had a grand plan that would make everything work perfectly. During the birth of our first child, my wife said I was physically there, but … More Be Adaptable!
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Today is the one day out of the year that we truly sit down and give thanks of everything we are appreciative of. This year my wife and I welcomed a new baby girl into this world, Zoë Jade, and our second daughter, Blair Olivia, turned 2. We are so blessed to … More Happy Thanksgiving!