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…

Awareness, Choices, Personal Resonsibility, Positive Living, Quotes

The Class That Never Ends

Learning lessons is a little like reaching maturity. You’re not suddenly more happy, wealthy, or powerful, but you understand the world around you better, and you’re at peace with yourself. Learning life’s lessons is not about making your life perfect, but about seeing life as it was meant to be.  Elisabeth Kubler-Ross No, we never… Continue reading The Class That Never Ends

Controlling our Emotions, Intention Dimension, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility, Quotes

We Are What We Repeat

Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought."Napoleon Hill Be intentional in what thoughts are planted in the mind. They influences our focus. Our actions. And ultimately our satisfaction in life. Keep it Simple, Just Teri

Choices, Controlling our Emotions, Personal Resonsibility

No One Wants Their Feelings Hurt

Having our feelings hurt is a sign. It lets us know that either a boundary has been violated or perhaps we need to construct a boundary. If we're treated in a way that we have defined as unacceptable because it's inconsiderate, unkind or disrespectful, being hurt let's us know the line was crossed. Now what?… Continue reading No One Wants Their Feelings Hurt

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

Choices, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Quotes

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

Choices, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Quotes

“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

Authentic Living, Awareness, Choices, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility

The Subtle Trap of Texting. Can It Wait?

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?

Awareness, Choices, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility, Quotes

Making “My Best Effort” Be My Best Habit

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

Choices, Choosing Balance, Peaceful Living, Personal Resonsibility

The Contrast of Time Management Styles

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