Everybody seems to be doing different things but actually they do the same thing. They try to survive in this world, each with their own style."Mehmet Murat Ildan
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?
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
Lately I’ve been wondering when daily life slowly emerges from the quiet, simple living of staying home to help stop the spread of covid19, if there will be a new attitude towards what makes life feel worthwhile? What matters most? What brings us joy? Will it be more about health? Family? Enjoying quite time? Enjoying… Continue reading Chasing Perfection Instead of Our Personal Best
"Cherish some man of high character, and keep him ever before your eyes, living as if he were watching you, and ordering all your actions as if he beheld them...For we must indeed have someone according to whom we may regulate our characters; you can never straighten that which is crooked unless you use a… Continue reading Personal Legacy: What Will Yours Be?
2019 is coming to a close. 2020 brings the promise of not only a new year but a new decade. Though no one can go back and make a brand new start anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. ~Carl Bard At the end of the year its common practice to… Continue reading Hindsight is 20/20: Suggestions for a Positive End of Year Review
Enjoying our success. Celebrating our wins. Gaining confidence. These are ALL good things. Falling into complacency once our goal is completed is NOT good at all. So how do we avoid complacency and stay engaged in growth? Life is fluid, moving at all times. It can’t be put on hold and certainly not stopped. And… Continue reading Moving with the Current of our Life: How to Avoid Getting Stuck
Once the rewards of our efforts roll in, after we’ve celebrated our success and the confidence that comes with it, beyond the validation of our peers for our performance or contribution, we’re confronted with an equally important choice of what to do next. Charge forward into another challenge? Explore a new and interesting arena that’s… Continue reading Breaking the Bonds of Complacency
Do you ever catch your inner chatter? The self-talk running through your brain and quite possibly interrupting creative time, fun time or learning time? Of course you do, we all do. We all notice the self-talk that so rudely interrupts our concentration during the day, and quite often. In fact, it’s believed the brain has… Continue reading What Does Your Self-Talk Sound Like?
“There’s no greater gift than thinking that you had some impact on the world, for the better.” Gloria Steinem Isn’t it the best gift ever when we receive validation for our hard work? To have a dream of doing better, to design a plan with benchmarks and goals, to follow our plan with commitment and… Continue reading Validation Is a Valuable Motivator