Say Good-Bye To Smokeless Tobacco In 2016- A Joey Slaughter Blog

Say Good-Bye To Smokeless Tobacco In 2016- A Joey Slaughter Blog

As a former tobacco user, I know how hard it is to get that nicotine monkey off your back.  I was introduced to smokeless tobacco in 9th grade and developed a hard core habit that would last for 25 years.  Experts suggest that using 2 cans a week is equal to smoking 1.5 packs of cigarettes a day in regards to nicotine intakeI was using about 1.5 cans a DAY!  I was addicted to nicotine in such a strong way that I couldn’t quit on my own.  I needed a strong weapon to slay the nicotine monsters that had me in their grips.

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Book Review: Extreme Ownership - How U.S. Navy SEALS Lead And Win- A Joey Slaughter Blog

Book Review: Extreme Ownership - How U.S. Navy SEALS Lead And Win- A Joey Slaughter Blog

“Extreme Ownership- How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win” is a book written by two Navy SEALs that peaked my interest recently. I learned about the book when I saw both authors, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, on FOX News being interviewed. I have a lot of respect for all military, but especially our special forces and knew I wanted to read this book and possibly learn some new leadership philosophies.

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How To Get A Free Education While #TruckDriving - A Joey Slaughter Blog

How To Get A Free Education While #TruckDriving - A Joey Slaughter Blog

I love to learn new things.  I graduated college at age 39, not because I needed a degree for my occupation, but I was hungry for knowledge.  If the military didn’t pay for my degree, I doubt I would’ve been able to get one. But you don’t have to attend college to access higher learning anymore.  I’ve learned more in the last 18 months than what I did all through college.

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