Do You Know What My Problem Is?

Do You Know What My Problem Is?

I’ve discovered that the biggest reason for me not accomplishing what I want is distraction. The noise from the world — the TV, the internet, my well-fed fears, the so-called experts, my ever-changing moods, etc — is so loud and confusing and constant.   I look back at the goals I’ve had and see that […]

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We All Bring Something Valuable To The Table

We All Bring Something Valuable To The Table

  I’ve never considered myself an activist. I love and respect those who are. But what I think I bring to the table is one-on-one conversations, listening to what the other person thinks, their wants and fears, and being able to draw out whatever it is that they can and should bring to the table. […]

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Make Way For Something Better

Make Way For Something Better

My car radio goes haywire when it’s too hot…or is it when it’s too cold? It just goes haywire randomly, it seems. When I hit a set button for another station, it’ll change that setting to whatever station is playing. So it did that the other day. It changed a station I didn’t even care […]

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New Year, New Goal: Stop Following Your Passion

New Year, New Goal: Stop Following Your Passion

This is a spectacular video to start off the new year. Elizabeth Gilbert shines a light on the concept of following your passion.  We’ve all heard it before and doesn’t it make us feel like we’re doing something wrong, because look at all the successful and happy people who have found their passions and found […]

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The Poo-Poo Monster

The Poo-Poo Monster

I went through something pretty eye-opening recently. A friend gave me an airline buddy pass that was about to expire. Here I sat with a free airline ticket. I had to use it in the next two weeks but I had to pass along details of where I was going even sooner. I had the […]

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Saving One Starfish At A Time

Saving One Starfish At A Time

Have you heard this one yet? The lesson is simple: you can make a difference. One step at a time. One life at a time. One breath at a time. Don’t stop yourself from making a difference by thinking that the problem is too big and you’ll never make a dent. Just start, be present […]

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