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Keep Moving

It does not matter how slowly you go up, so long as you don’t stop – Confucius Just. Keep. Moving. No matter how scary or daunting or uncertain, just keep moving. (Of course, I don’t mean move just to be in motion, but in general, keep moving.)

Whatever You Do, Don’t

. . . make any New Year’s Resolutions. They. Don’t. Work. The whole thing is an artificial construct that only makes you feel about yourself (and gives you a bad impression of goal-setting and achievement). What should you do instead? Well, you shouldn’t do anything. (Do things because you clearly and authentically want to do them.) …

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There’s Always Work To Do

I watched a video this morning that triggered me. It was one of those I-just-have-a-minute-here-on-vacation videos shot by some self-help-ey kinda people and as far as it went it was okay, I guess. The person was talking about how important it is to shift from “lack” thinking to “abundance” thinking – an attitude of gratitude and …

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Your Mind Is a Projector

. . . and not a camera. We project our thoughts and “sense-of-things” onto the World. Nothing in the world is stressful, or difficult, or complicated or beautiful, elegant or amazing. As Shakespeare said: “for there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” We think we see things, but we really just …

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The Best Thing You Can Do

. . . is to get really, really, really good at answering the question: what’s the best thing I can do now? When you develop greater awareness to ask the question more often, and especially at key moments, you will make better decisions. And when you commit to learning and growing you ask that question …

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Sometimes, Yield

Yielding is sometimes the best way of succeeding. – Anonymous Sometimes the effort and energy expended in fighting and resisting is best spent accepting and forgiving. Sometimes it’s best to let the storm pass and learn what you can.

Truly Giving

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. – Khalil Gibran Today is Christmas here in the United States and I’d like to remind you what real giving is. It’s when you are truly present with someone and you give of yourself. …

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