The sun is always shining. To be in the light simply depends on where we're standing. Being in the dark does not and IS NOT permanent. When we keep moving, we move through the dark times, and can once again step into the light that illuminates our path and provides optimism and hope. We can never get to where we want to be by standing where we are now. The earth maintains balance by altering sunlight and darkness. It must in order to exist. The same is true for life. Taking time to observer nature can help us to reconnect with this truth! We have the capability to make it through if we continue to believe.
Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere and sometimes in the middle of nowhere you find yourself."Unknown There are times in life where it feels like we've drifted to "nowhere". It's not where we intended to be, wanted to be or feel we needed to be. To our dismay, it appears there is… Continue reading Nowhere Yet Somewhere
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
Texting is king. The new communication vein, delivered with lightning speed and removing traditional delays for delivery and response. Depending on your style, you may or may not immediately respond to texts. I feel it's a matter of personality, health, and lifestyle. Some people are open to interruptions and actually feel refreshed after a small… Continue reading The Subtle Trap of Texting. Can It Wait?
Today, I intend to give the best effort I'm able to give to every task and every person, including myself. This will be a day well-lived. T Mirikitani
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
A flower will not bloom before it's ready, no matter how much we wish it were so.Teri 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
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
The priceless value of simple. Simple is a word that typically doesn’t hold much fanfare. It’s not held in high regard and people usually equate simple to inferior quality and status. Why? Who knows? I can imagine a long list of reasons to speculate but for now, I’d like to share one of the things… Continue reading Enjoy the Ease of Simple Moments