Order. Predictability. Influence. Certainty. Control. Is this how you approach your daily “to-dos”? Or is your style more like unworried, mellow, laid-back and unrushed? Neither tactic is right or wrong but sometimes they’re incompatible when working together in a team atmosphere. Suffice to say, our responsibilities are a part of living. We need them for… Continue reading The Contrast of Time Management Styles
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. James Allen
When I'm feeling pain and sadness. When life seems overwhelmed by chaos and disorder. When confusion clouds direction. I do what is immediately within my control. I take time for quiet and go within and listen to the wisdom of my soul. It takes me to a place where I am centered. A place of… Continue reading Embrace Stillness: Find Your Center
"It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?" Henry David Thoreau Hi friends. I hope you had a wonderful week and I’m sure you’re looking forward to your break from work or school. I’ll bet your weekend is booked solid with fun, chores, sports,… Continue reading Finding Time to Be Alone is One of the Best Investments to Give Yourself
This is Sharon living in Apt 12C at Vita Reali. Sharon’s an upbeat and lighthearted person who radiates a positive attitude. She is kind and friendly to family, friends, co-workers and people in general. Lately Sharon’s not sleeping and she not functioning well at work. This is not her usual behavior personally or professionally. Keep… Continue reading Sharon Eats Shoe Leather
I’d like to welcome you to read about some people who reside in the apartment building called Vita Reali. Don't feel inappropriate or voyeuristic, it's a fictional place. These characters don't exist, really, but they do exist. The tenants of Vita Reali (Real Life) are our neighbors, co-workers, friends, family and sometimes, us. They represent… Continue reading Welcome to Vita Reali. A Place to Witness Stories of Life.
Unless you stay at home alone or prefer not to engage in conversation and enjoy being the audience, the number of words spoken each day is countless! Countless! In my experience, if you speak so many words, you’re bound to stumble occasionally with a verbal snafu. Ever happen to you? It has to me and… Continue reading Um, Is There a Delete Button I Could Hit for That Last Comment?
Expectation: a belief that someone will or should achieve something; a strong belief that something will happen or be the case in the future. I’m learning that expectations have mushroomed out of control and instead of raising us to levels of success they’ve come to produce results of “self-sabotage”, “disappointment” “failure”. For me, the word… Continue reading Replacing Intense Expectations with a Kinder Mindset
Have you ever said hurtful words to someone you love and care for? Was it a truth you’d been holding back and in a moment of anger you let it slip? Was it something that makes them feel insecure and you felt they needed to be taken down a peg or two? Was it a… Continue reading Holding Back Hurtful Words
I love waking up before the sun has risen. It may seem silly and unimportant, but for me I always feel a burst of hope and excitement. What will today bring to me? What will I do with it? What can I create to help improve my understanding of people and the world around me?… Continue reading Sunrise Promise