“Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic.” Dave Barry, nationally syndicated columnist I don’t do New Years resolutions. If I need some resolution, it’s probably not on January 1st. Instead, I use the first few weeks of the new year … More Can You Buy Yourself 3 Dollars Worth of Honesty?
What do you think? I find it’s easy to get hooked thinking about and stressing over the things I have little control over. I can’t change my moods, I cannot erase my fears or make things easier. But I focus much of my energy on these things. I am working right now on settling intentions. … More I’m Hooked, and Sometimes I like It!
Two quotes today to remind each of us that we can only, truly live our lives right now… In the present. Recovery is one day at a time. Ironically, life is also, one day at a time. “For all of the sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: ‘It might have been!’ … More What are the Saddest Words You Can Say?
Last week I had the privilege of being interviewed for the podcast, “Be a King” by Ryan Hall. Ryan is a Creativity Coach, an author and a guy who is doing what he can to make the world a better place. Ryan is also a colleague of mine and he writes for the Good Men … More My Interview for the “Be a King” Podcast
It’s 2018. How’s the year going for you so far? Whether this year will be kind or a pain in your backside, you will not know until this time… next year. Sure, you cannot change 2017, but right now you can do something to improve your chances for a better year, a better you. A … More Four Questions that will Set Your (Recovery) Direction for 2018
10 Ways that you are not getting the most out of your failures at life ___ Failure. Relapse. Disaster. The end of life as we know it. No matter how you define it, failure has many nuances and a million emotions. When you have failed and you have dug yourself a very deep hole, it … More Recovery: Do You Know How to Suck, Successfully?
When change feels normal, that’s when it will stick. ___ What do you do the day after you change your life? Barbara Brown Taylor You may dream of winning the lottery, but it may drive you crazy Can you imagine what it would be like to win the lottery? What would you do the first … More What Will You the Day After You Change Your Life?
For the article on how problem solving is over-rated and how you should be a problem-finder, click on the photo above. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can to inspire, to inform and to entertain. Sign up for my blog if you want … More The Many Benefits of Not Giving a S**t
If you want to become more disagreeable, I don’t really have a lot of advice. Just think for yourself. That’s it. ___ Please, don’t agree with me. Disagreement is good for your health, your mental well being and your outlook. It will make you a better friend and a better lover. You will become more … More Disagree With Me? Good, It May Just Save Your Life
Healing, Recovery and Success each depend on your thoughts. And you can change your life with just a thought. ___ How would you like to have 250,000 dollars? Now that I have your attention, I can’t get you 250,000 dollars. But I can help you to get more than that. You can get you mind … More How to Harness The Power of Your Mind to Accomplish What You Want