Awareness, Choices, Controlling our Emotions, Growth, Happiness, Personal Resonsibility, Quotes

I’d Be Happy If Only…

“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking. Separate them from the situation, which is always neutral. It is as it is.”Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose Can you fill in the rest of this sentence? "I'd… Continue reading I’d Be Happy If Only…

Choices, Growth, Quotes, Success

The Joy and Glory of the Climb

Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb."Winston S. Churchill Life is… Continue reading The Joy and Glory of the Climb

Awareness, Choices, Growth, Personal Resonsibility

Moving on From Easy Street

Ever have a time where you have a really, good groove going in life? In fact, you’ve got such a good grip on things you walk with a kind of flare that only confidence provides. I mean, it’s a vibe so cool that it deserves theme music to accompany it. Then, due to nothing on… Continue reading Moving on From Easy Street

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Fulfilling a Dream Takes Grit

Growth inside fuels growth outside."John Maxwell While pursuing a dream or personal growth, many times the daily grind does indeed begin to feel like a grind. It's when the initial high, from the visions of a new day, a new life, or a new us that has propelled us into action, begins to fizzle under… Continue reading Fulfilling a Dream Takes Grit

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“Nosce Te Ipsum” – Know Thyself, When Listening to Advice

There are times in our life where we enter unfamiliar territory. New ideas. New goals. New challenges. And, a lot of new concerns usually accompanied by confusion and insecurity. When I find myself in a place of transition, I seek information from books, websites, and certainly advice from someone with reliable first-hand experience. While it's… Continue reading “Nosce Te Ipsum” – Know Thyself, When Listening to Advice

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Hear Ye, Hear Ye…Change Is On Its Way

It’s interesting that the moment we’re committed to a new frame of mind, one that sets new boundaries, which triggers new corresponding actions, we want to declare it. We feel healthy and certain of our new behavior approach and believe we should give everyone a heads up of what to expect. Because undoubtedly, they’ll notice… Continue reading Hear Ye, Hear Ye…Change Is On Its Way

Awareness, Choices, Growth, Mindfulness, Motivation, Personal Resonsibility

The Grass Is Greener Where We Stand

There are times when the place we’re at seems less attractive than the place we want to be. In that place, the grass is always greener, the days are always brighter, things are always easier to handle, and we’re always happy. Happier than here, for sure. This is an illusion. It’s the belief that the… Continue reading The Grass Is Greener Where We Stand

Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Quotes

The Invisible Nature of Growth

A flower will not bloom before it's ready, no matter how much we wish it were so.T Mirikitani Just like the seed of a flower, growth doesn't announce itself but remains out of site, working tirelessly beyond the human eye to become more than what it already is. Have you had times where you just… Continue reading The Invisible Nature of Growth

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Seeing a Brighter Horizon

You can make positive deposits in your own economy everyday by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people."Zig Ziglar

Awareness, Choices, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Living

Getting Stuck in a Thought Loop

Have you ever felt “stuck” in your thoughts? It’s like those tiny, green “stickeys”, as I’ve called them since childhood, that cling to you after you’ve been walking through a field? You don’t notice you’re picking them up until your attention eventually drifts below, and you see your pant legs, or socks, are completely covered… Continue reading Getting Stuck in a Thought Loop