How do people stay happy working a job they don’t love? ___ How do people stay happy in a job they don’t love for 20 years? Maybe the cynical will ask Why do people stay in a job they don’t love at all? These are important questions because by the time you retire, you have invested more time at work than any … More 13 Ways to Love Yourself When You Don’t Love Your Job
Tiny events add up: Recovery is one choice at a time ___ Tiny events. Small, minor stories. Events add up. Decisions matter. Do you want to make your days profound? I wrote about this in my journal the other day, “I try to make my day profound. I want it marked with excellence, exuberance and the … More Addiction: The Importance of Living Small
True freedom is not freedom from work, but freedom in our work. ___ I write about things that interest me. Work is one of them because I, like most of the world, work a job that helps me make a living. I’ve met lots of entrepreneurs and remote workers — myself included — who are … More Choose Yourself: Freedom is Found in Hard Work
Forget passion for your job, loving your job will make you wildly successful. ___ If you love your job, you will never work a day in your life. Bull**it. Now let’s take the same sentence and change just one word. Ask yourself it it still makes sense: If you love your wife, you will never work a … More Love Your Work and it Will Love You Back
If you don’t love your job, I want to find out how you manage to stay and make it work for you. ___ Do you love your job? If your job is your passion, you are in the minority. A commonly held belief is that 20% of people love their jobs but the other 80% … More Call for Interviews: Are You a Creative Stayer?
ADHD is not a deficit disorder. It is a distinction driver. ___ Why is it that ADHD is defined by deficits rather than strengths? The current definition for ADHD is Attention DEFICIT Hyperactivity DISORDER. It is time to own and declare our many strengths because people with ADHD are like a Swiss Army Knife: … More 10 Reasons ADHD is an Advantage, Not a Deficit
What you eat, who you like and what you believe: Live by your judgments and you are not much different than a two year old. ___ “Kids, don’t eat cancer. Eating white sugar and white bread is basically the same as smoking. You may as well eat cigarettes because you are eating cancer when you eat … More Your Judgments Will Save Your Life and They Will Kill You
When you are in recovery, sometimes you are going to get wet. The only question is how quickly will you get back into the boat? ◊O◊ My son came home mad the other day. He was angry. “Assholes on the bus….” he muttered. He talked and I listened as he poured out his rage and his … More Addiction: What Can You Do When You Blow Your Recovery?
Follow your dreams is terrible advice. Don’t do it. Following my dreams led me to years of frustration and dead-ends. My life improved when I gave up on my dreams. Big Dreams are for Disney If I followed my dreams, I would be a career writer, travelling the world and talking about my books. But … More Follow your Dreams is Terrible Advice
Idle hands are the Devil’s playground. When I am on a teleconference, my hands are idle because my mouth is doing the work. I guess that teleconferences are Devil time. I’m not sure what my Pastor would say about that, or my Mother. A few weeks ago, I participated in a teleconference. I the opportunity to … More Happiness: Profound lessons from a Paperclip