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 →

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 →

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 →

My Values

After deep contemplation and narrowing down the scope of my values, I came up with the following five ranked values: Optimism Appreciation Creativity Accountability Wisdom My values continually changed over the years, however, my top three values have been around since as long as I could remember and give me peace of mind and happiness.... Continue Reading →

Human-kind

"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money." - John Rushkin We are humankind and not humanmean. Being kind is free and good for both the receiver and giver. Kindness stirs a warmth within the depths of your soul and is released to universe. Kindness given without... Continue Reading →

Positive Results

We have the ability to make a positive lasting change in the world. Standing by and doing nothing, we give up our power of choice to make a difference in our lives and the world. Let us change the world together, create a culture of appreciation, and make a positive difference in our life, those around us, and... Continue Reading →

Mind = Prime Real Estate

There is nothing as powerful as a made up mind.  Your actions are dependent on your thoughts and beliefs.  Often times, we accumulate social, cultural, and economic influences that takes up residence in our mind.  Although some influences may be helpful, every now and then we must reevaluate what we are willing to keep, let... Continue Reading →

So What, Now What?

My mom was a great influence in my life and a great example of an awesome leader and coach. Since I was in elementary school, she would not accept any of my excuses and would continually say, “So what, now what?”  At first, I thought she did not care and I ignored her. Then I realized... Continue Reading →

Be Present.

The past is the past and the future is not guaranteed.  Why must we dwell on the negative things that has happened or be anxious about the negative thing that may happen?  Time is a constant.  Time favors no one.  Time stops for no one. Time is a precious resource and should be spent on... Continue Reading →

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