It’s Your Story – Two Steps To Edit Your Behaviors

Start writing a new story. It’s yours, edits as you see fit. We all behave within the confines of how we define ourselves. We do this in all kinds of ways. Our tape is on continual replay. What do you say to yourself? Do you say you are no good at math? Are you callingContinue reading “It’s Your Story – Two Steps To Edit Your Behaviors”

Start The Day With A Cup Of Earl Grey : Magic Morning Moments

Start the day with a cup of Earl Grey. There is nothing like starting the day with a scalding hot cup of tea. The warmth as I cup the mug. The steam wafting upwards. Looking into the water watching the tea darkening the water and infusing it with it’s deep and strong black tea flavor.Continue reading “Start The Day With A Cup Of Earl Grey : Magic Morning Moments”

5 Steps To Embrace Failure

I failed. That’s really dramatic and accurate. More accurate is that I failed to write and publish a blog every day. I missed yesterday. And while I don’t like failing- I absolutely #@$%^& hate it – it was also inevitable. I’m working on building a habit of writing and publishing every day. Writing with qualityContinue reading “5 Steps To Embrace Failure”

The Undisciplined Top 5 Ways of Building Self-Discipline

It is my dirty little secret that I’m not disciplined. I haven’t been a disciplined person and it doesn’t come easily for me. Rather, for most of my life I’ve kind of fought with discipline. Discipline, for me, becomes at odds with freedom and autonomy. It goes against my messy nature. The natural go withContinue reading “The Undisciplined Top 5 Ways of Building Self-Discipline”

Get Cracking, Time to Launch Yourself Into 2021

Jump to it. There is no time to waste. There is no promise of tomorrow. So, why not do what needs to be done, now? Get cracking. 2020 is over. Don’t carry it. Feel what needs to be felt. Get help if you are dealing with trauma or mental health issues. Take the moment toContinue reading “Get Cracking, Time to Launch Yourself Into 2021”

I’m back with lots of goodies to share

I’m back. And this time, I hope for good. I took some time away putting some of what I’ve learned to the test. I’ve been distracted a bit by all that is going on in the world. And with coming to grips with some of the decisions I’ve made over the last year. I’ve learnedContinue reading “I’m back with lots of goodies to share”

Drawing and the Zen of Improving the Bad

Are we born with a predetermined set of talents? Do we grow skills from those talents to a certain age and then stop? Are our brains really built with a certain talent set and that core foundation can’t be changed? If we are good at math, we are good at math. If we are artistic,Continue reading “Drawing and the Zen of Improving the Bad”

No More Fitting In

In school, I sucked at art. Not like people casually say, I wasn’t any good at math or science or hitting a baseball. Teachers confirmed it by failing me in art. There it was a fact, I sucked. It didn’t matter how much time I put in. They didn’t like my work. Some accused meContinue reading “No More Fitting In”

MMM: Make Monday’s Matter

It is common to bemoan the coming week. So many of us survive our Monday-Friday and live for our Saturday and Sunday’s. The math doesn’t add up and still we sacrifice five days so we can do what we want on those two days. Misery loves company and I hate Monday’s is a common refrainContinue reading “MMM: Make Monday’s Matter”

30 Day Benjamin Franklin Challenge

I’m obsessed with productivity. I’m a fiend for finding new ways to be more productive, to get more out of every minute. My ultimate goal is to get an amazing amount of results through less wasted effort and more time to pursue all of my pursuits without dropping the ball on the important stuff. I’veContinue reading “30 Day Benjamin Franklin Challenge”