How is this Going to Affect Me?

We always have a choice in how we are going to respond to any situation. Yesterday I was thrown off my game because I chose to be rattled by a text in the morning and I let it consume me for a couple of hours: I discussed it with 3 friends and commiserated with my … Continue reading How is this Going to Affect Me?

Doing Whatever it Takes is Always What it Takes…

We’ve become lazy. Lazy thinkers for starters. The advent of the search engine has left us with a sense that whatever we need to know we can simply “Google it.” We feel assured that we will find the answers we need immediately. We have become accustomed to finding the answers we need to live the … Continue reading Doing Whatever it Takes is Always What it Takes…

When should you go from a hobby to a business?

You've been making those cakes now for family and friends and getting rave reviews. You are the go-to person for planning events in your circle. The feedback is always exceptional whenever you offer to help decorate. Your co-workers always nominate you to cook the food for any out of office event. If you’ve become very … Continue reading When should you go from a hobby to a business?

What Happens When We Ignore Messages?

I'm not talking about voice mail messages, or email messages. I am referring to pain in our bodies that can be physical but are often emotional. Whenever we are in pain, we are quick to self-medicate. We want the pain to go away...QUICKLY! We don't want to deal with it. A friend of mine, going … Continue reading What Happens When We Ignore Messages?

Survival is not enough…in fact it’s painful!

Only painful though when you're not involved in the work that you should be doing! Most of us approach the world of work with the same paradigm: Go to school. Get a degree. Get a job. Perhaps take another job. Work hard. Rise up through the ranks. Become the “head honcho”. Make big bucks. Retire … Continue reading Survival is not enough…in fact it’s painful!

Finding the authentic you

If you truly were to work on discovering who you really were – then perhaps the challenges in life and love would become clearer. Expect however that your life will be sprinkled with difficulties here and there. In Scott Peck’s book: - “The Road Less Traveled” he opens with the statement Life is difficult”; he … Continue reading Finding the authentic you

Self discovery – is this a worthwhile exercise?

In reading a copy of M. Scott Peck’s - The Road Less Traveled and Beyond, in his chapter on Learning and Growth - I discovered this quote by Soren Kierkegaard, who said: A man may perform astonishing feats and comprehend a vast amount of knowledge, and yet have no understanding of himself. But suffering directs … Continue reading Self discovery – is this a worthwhile exercise?

Who are you?

So many times we think we know ourselves but do we? In the hustle and bustle of the world we are constantly in motion. In fact we actually think it a “sin” if we find ourselves with nothing to do. It’s no wonder we feel disconnected, fragmented and no doubt weary that we never sit … Continue reading Who are you?