Wes Cassell

Wes Cassell

Wes has worked in the field of healthcare IT for the last eight years and resides in Tennessee with his wife, son and dog Devo. A proponent of health, fitness and personal development, Wes thrives on helping others become better versions of themselves. He enjoys all sports, particularly basketball, baseball and golf. However, running has become his passion, and he can typically be found logging his daily miles with Devo. Although he has never pursued a financial career, Wes is an avid investor and likes teaching others about investing and personal finance. In his work, Wes loves to incorporate humor and wit while providing value.

2020 Needs to Chill

I remember it like it was yesterday.  It was a time of hope, a time of optimism, a time of exuberance, a time of youthful splendor. It was midnight, January 1st, 2020. We hugged, we kissed, we celebrated endless possibilities. The glasses we toasted were half-full. We were ready for a fresh start, ready to [ keep reading ]

You’re Going to be Exposed to the Coronavirus. So What?


“Can we please not talk about the coronavirus?”  That’s how a recent meeting in my office began. Of course, we then proceeded to talk about the coronavirus for the entire meeting.  Karen from Accounting lost her mind and felt the need to lecture the entire department on ways to prepare. To summarize her lecture: the [ keep reading ]

PSA: How to Use Highway On-Ramps

A major highway intersection

If we’re being honest with ourselves, driving is probably one of the most frustrating tasks in our everyday lives. It’s not the actual act of operating a motor vehicle that’s so frustrating, that part is actually kind of enjoyable. What makes driving so incredulous are the clueless drivers who fill our roadways. Some days, just [ keep reading ]

The Blueprint to Achieve Anything You Want in Life

climbing stairs

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”  – Will Durant. They say write what you know, so I write about running, ad nauseam. Running is something in which I have a lot of experience, and through my experience I strive to help others succeed in this sport [ keep reading ]

Why You Should Never Check Your Phone in the Morning

Woman checking her phone in bed

We all do it. You’re lying in bed all warm and cozy, snoozing away, immersed in a dream, when your alarm suddenly jolts you back to reality.  Most likely, your phone is your alarm. As you grab your phone and shut off the alarm, you notice 3 missed texts. And there’s a little red notification [ keep reading ]

Kobe Bryant: A Tribute to a Legend

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers

I was enjoying a relaxed Sunday afternoon, eating and laughing with family, when my phone suddenly began buzzing. I pulled my phone out of my pocket to see a text from a close friend. “Kobe Bryant just died in a helicopter crash.” “Come on, man. That’s not cool. No way that’s true, gotta be a [ keep reading ]

Why Super Bowl LIV Could Be One of the Greatest Ever

football laying on the grass

Every February, on a sacred winter Sunday, millions of Americans gather around their televisions to watch the biggest sporting event of the year. Who doesn’t love the Super Bowl?  Even if you’re not a football fan, there’s something here for everyone. This is the only time we actually look forward to commercials, and the halftime [ keep reading ]

The Struggles of Becoming a Morning Person

Man covering his face with his hands

Morning people. Ugh. You know, those cheerful songbirds who spring out of bed with a smile on their face ready to take on the world? Are you one of these weirdos? I hate you. But at the same time, I admire you. I envy you. I want to be like you. How do you do [ keep reading ]

Nourish Yourself in the New Year by Limiting Sugar


We’re always hearing about advances in modern medicine and healthcare technology, so I was under the impression that life expectancy is increasing as time advances.  Nope!  You may be as shocked as I was to find out that life expectancy in the United States is actually decreasing. The obvious question here is…why?  Chronic disease.  Chronic [ keep reading ]

4 Ways I Transformed My Life, and How You Can Too


It happens to all of us at some point. A metaphorical rug gets yanked out from under you, and your life spirals out of control. I’ve been there. Oh, have I been there. In 2016, I was 34 years old and had built what I thought at the time was a successful career in Information [ keep reading ]

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