Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times ~ Aeschylus ~ The theory is that after years and years of a hunter-gatherer mindset, having the anxiety of being eaten by an animal day and night, or killed by another tribe, it is no wonder our brains automatically think so many negative thoughts. According … More Happiness is a Choice
When we are in our own corner we are almost unstoppable. It’s not until we turn on ourselves that we fail. “When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you” ~ African Proverb ~ Life is hard enough, we make it harder by beating ourselves up, constantly pointing out where we fail, … More Self-Advocacy
If we don’t work on constructing the life we want, we have to deal with the life we get All too often we HOPE for the life we want rather than WORK for the life we want. We spend too much time in front of the T.V. or on social media fantasizing about how … More We are not the opinions of others
“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal. Not people or things” ~Albert Einstein~ It is scientifically proven that people who pursue and achieve goals are happier than those who don’t. But it seems that society today is out of touch with what they really want. We are making goals … More Goals add meaning to our lives.
“Chasing after the poisonous snake that bites us will only drive the poison through our entire system. It is far better to take measures immediately to get the poison out.” (Stephen R. Covey) The correct tactic for turning failure into success is 1) we must acknowledge our mistake immediately, then 2) correct the mistake and … More Turning failure into success
It’s a choice to be stupid. It is so easy to become informed about any topic we want due to how accessible information is these days. Therefore, ignorance is a choice. With this being said, I would encourage everybody to obtain the kind of knowledge that is life changing; the kind of knowledge that makes … More Ignorance is not bliss
We have all made mistakes. We have all had hardships in our lives. And more than likely we have also found ourselves dwelling on those times and wondering how our lives could have been different if they didn’t happen. Or we beat ourselves up over and over about the mistakes we have made. Dwelling on … More Be Here Now – Letting Go of the Past
When we do the things we love we add fuel to our fire. Light up your world with your passion
Keep your game face on. Don’t quit when you’re tired, quit when you’re done!
I write to you guys a lot about self-talk and how important it is to be positive. I would like to say that I have needed to take my own advice a lot lately. We all know that life can be difficult – balancing work, or school, or kids and a wife, or just kids … More A Strange Conversation