Bring It On!

In my early years, I fell victim to "mediocrity thinking." I thought the best path was to stay meek, humble, and not to rock the boat. Then one day, in the silent moment of introspection, I realized that my "mediocrity thinking" was robbing me of my happiness, fulfillment, and purpose. I realized that challenges are all a part of life... Continue Reading →

Where’s the fun with being average?

The spice of life involves thinking outside the cubicle.  No one ever grew up saying..."One day, yes, one day, I will work in a cloth-covered box."  If they did say it, then most likely they are not reading this blog because they don't have the natural thirst for knowledge.  After all, those that want to be... Continue Reading →

Be Yourself

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

6 Things Happy People Never Do

Written by Marc Chernoff  Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design into the present. Happy people do a lot of things.  They spend time expressing gratitude, cultivating optimism, practicing kindness, nurturing loving relationships, committing to meaningful goals, savoring life’s little pleasures, and so on and so forth. But... Continue Reading →

Possibility Thinking

"Identical Conditions will have different experiences." - Benjamin  Zander Benjamin Zander’s short video (5 min) “The Art of Possibility” (below) deeply resonates with my philosophy and how I experience the world. My parents are one of the greatest influences in my life. After I was born, my mother resigned from her job, chose to be... Continue Reading →

Perception

"I cannot always control what is going on around me, but I can always control what I think about what is going on around me." - Lucy MacDonald

Happiness is…

"Nobody really cares if you are miserable, so you might as well be happy." - Cynthia Nelms Happiness is a state of being. If we are not being happy, then we begin to lose bits and pieces of ourselves along the way... Until we get to the point where we blend with the shadows. Happiness... Continue Reading →

Fear Re-Imagined

"What if instead of calling them fears, we call them stories?" - Karen Thompson Karen Thomson Walker’s YouTube Video on "What Fear Can Teach Us" adds a new dimension to fear. I used to think of fear as a response to self-protection and self-preservation. The typical freeze, flee, or fight response when dealing with fear. By... Continue Reading →

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