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.

Nourish Yourself in the New Year by Limiting Sugar

nourishment

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

Transform

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 ]

A Two Hour Marathon: How the Impossible Became Possible

running, mindset

“No human is limited.” These were the transcendent words of Eliud Kipchoge moments after he completed arguably the most amazing physical feat in human history: a sub-two hour marathon. Kipchoge ran 26.2 miles in a jaw-dropping time of 1 hour, 59 minutes, 40 seconds. By doing so, he proved that human potential is limitless. Kipchoge [ keep reading ]

So You Love Winter? You’re Lying to Yourself

winter

This year, I made a resolution to be more optimistic. 2019 has been the year of positivity for me. Over the years, my default pessimistic outlook on life has taken a toll on my mental health. I owe it to myself and my family to show up every day as the best version of myself, [ keep reading ]

Running for My Life: Memorable Moment Captured on Video

Race finish

Nothing I’ve experienced is as fulfilling and gratifying as being a dad. It’s my most favorite thing about life. Parenthood is a privilege and a true blessing. I think most would agree that being a parent is equal parts amazing and terrifying. It’s not something that can accurately be described. It’s one of those things [ keep reading ]

Whippet Good: The Best Kept Secret in the Dog World

Whippet

I’m here to make a confession. I was never a dog person. In fact, I had an acute disdain for canines. To me, dogs were an infinite chore. They were smelly, messy, and didn’t belong in the house. I swore I’d never own a dog. Before you label me a monster, let me assure you [ keep reading ]

What It’s Like to Be a Writer and Suck at Writing: A Lesson in Rejection

encouragement

I was putting the finishing touches on what was sure to be one of my best articles ever. A 1200 word masterpiece full of wit and personality.  With a smug, satisfied grin on my face, I leaned back in my chair admiring my work. I thought to myself, “This is sure to go viral”. This [ keep reading ]

Overwhelmed by the Stock Market? Consider an ETF

ETF

Successfully investing in the stock market takes time. Time to research companies, time to research the latest news updates and market trends, time to decide on a broker and time to do actual trading during market hours. To be a successful investor, you have to do your due diligence on your investments. When it comes [ keep reading ]

The Easy Way to Lose Weight

weight loss

It’s no secret the older we get, the tougher it is to lose weight. As our age increases, so does our waist size. Back in our high school days, we could eat whatever we wanted whenever we wanted and not gain a pound.  What I wouldn’t give to have the metabolism of my 18 year-old [ keep reading ]

Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life

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“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” — Wayne Dyer One of these days, if you haven’t already, you’re going to fail. You’re going to fall flat on your face. That’s a guarantee. But, what happens to us is only 10% of life. 90% of life is [ keep reading ]


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