We've all heard the saying that nothing good comes easy. Its generally widely accepted that taking shortcuts doesn't always pay off, sometimes they do though and that's great. Unfortunately we typically find in life that those longer projects pay more dividends. The screwdriver doesn't finish the job in one turn. It takes multiple twists to … Continue reading Something Deeper Than That
A quick google search will show the many plastic and metal wheels available for purchase. You'll find them in all sorts of different materials, sizes, designs, colors, and the like. What you won't find however are the many wheels we can easily slip into in life. The ones that aren't so easy to identify for … Continue reading Running Wheels? Not Us.
There is not one teacher who could tend to a class the size of the globe. We can apply this same principle to our lives. When we find ourselves searching for success its easy to focus too much on being original when we need not be. The world is full of people that demand fulfillment … Continue reading Complicating Success
Personality. “… a characteristic set of behaviors, cognitions, and emotional patterns that evolve from biological or environmental factors.” To me this seems a little disempowering. What the dictionary won’t tell you is that before you get out of bed every morning you’re given another chance. A chance to make a change in yourself and in … Continue reading Reinvent Yourself
Humans are creatures of habit.. We have all probably heard that one at least a time or two but have we really thought about what that means? If we truly are “creatures of habit” which there are plenty of examples to support that notion, such as the comfort we gain from keeping close to the … Continue reading The Waters of Habit
You've been waiting for an entire hour in the cold, somehow drafty, but peacefully silent room. All this after a bout of what seemed like an eternity of being hooked up to the EKG, the doctor wheels in. He says all is well with your test results, but he wants you to schedule another appointment … Continue reading Follow Up
Are you able to recall those timed mathematics quizzes from the early years of grade school? The ones that really made you feel the crunch. For me learning the multiplication tables was a real drag and these timed tests were my mortal enemy. Depending on where and when you went to school you may remember … Continue reading Its Okay To Slow Down
Webster's online dictionary defines freedom as "A state of exemption from the power or control of another; liberty; exemption from slavery, servitude or confinement. freedom is personal, civil, political, and religious." Sovereignty can be defined as "Freedom from external control : autonomy". As a child growing up in the United States we are taught from … Continue reading What Does Freedom Mean To You?
"Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least."Goethe When we were young we didn't know just how good we had it. For most of us being young meant barely having responsibilities. Once you grow a bit older things are never really the same. You start out life head … Continue reading Knowing What You Want