“Your life does not get better by chance it gets better by choice.” This has become my new motto. It is as simple a framework you can get for how to take responsibility for your own happiness, NOW. We often see happiness as an aspirational place in the future that’s dependent on something else. How […]
You have never really lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
Moving forward at 80% is better than standing still at 100%.
Just because you’re struggling, doesn’t mean you are failing.
The best way to get rid of your enemy is to increase their capacity for happiness.
People say that you can never truly appreciate the good days without experiencing the bad. This implies that a cycle of highs and lows is a natural part of life. Well, that doesn’t sit well with people like me who have lived life in moderation and enjoy the predictability that comes with it. In order […]
The following is an excerpt from a blog post from author and leadership guru John C. Maxwell. German statesman Konrad Adenauer said “We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.” If you desire to seize new opportunities and open new horizons, then you need to add big-picture thinking […]
Recently I’ve had conversations with friends that further confirm that I’m an adult. If it was not clear already, it’s clear now. I won’t go into the details of the conversations, but I walked away thinking that life isn’t that perfect package that we dreamed of when we were younger. No one finds the man/woman […]
“You need to find a way to scratch that itch without completely jumping ship. – J.Forde Recently a friend told me that I needed to find a way to scratch my travel itch without completely jumping ship. What she meant was that I need to find a more scaled down way to satisfy that need […]
Lately the world seems to be full of haters according to those 25 and younger. If you listen to music and status updates on social networking sites, you’d think that “hating on people” was a full-time, well paying job. This is not a new profession, it’s just talked about more than ever. Everyone is faced […]