How many of us yearn to be truly happy in life? I would guess pretty much all of us! It's a noble and aspirational pursuit. But are we chasing happiness? Do we feel as though we are going after a moving target? For instance, do you hear yourself saying any of these things: 'once I get this, or once I have that, or once I achieve this goal I will be happy'? Again, we should all be able to have our moments of happiness, but I want to challenge the notion of whether or not it is worth chasing...
Whether big or small, we all have dreams and goals that we want to realize. They motivate us and create an inner drive to get after it day in and day out. Many of us also have a voice in our head. It's a voice that tells us all the reasons we can't do something. … Continue reading Fear is a Liar
What if I told you that the symptoms of too much stress are the same as too little stress...
Throughout our lives we are all going to be knocked down. It will always be easier to stay on the sideline. It takes courage, resilience, strong desire and an internal fire to step over that line and return to the field. Getting knocked down is part of life - it's part of the game - and when we get knocked down there is only one voice in our head that we should listen to. It's the one that's telling us to "Get Back in the Game!"
We all have big dreams and aspirations to do great things. And yet, how often do we convince ourselves that "today" is just not the right day to take action? Someday, but not today. How does putting these things off serve us? And what if someday never comes?
How often are we fully engaged with where we are and with what we need to do?
How do you see the world? How do you see your day? How do you see this very moment? Or how about the events that happen in your life you? Do they have to you or for you? Are you a glass half full or half empty kind of person? The answers to these questions and many … Continue reading What’s Your Mindset?
Before we dig into today's topic, let's take a moment to level-set. So what are strengths in the first place? Provide definition I am a huge proponent of being aware of, and playing to, our core strengths. In my mind, this is how we play our game true to who we are as individuals. Our … Continue reading Face the Dark Side of Your Strengths
Believe it or not, we are pretty much mid-way through 2018... It really doesn't feel that long ago when I wrote my posts about taking control of your New Years resolutions and lighting your fire to start 2018. So how are we all doing?
Why do some people go through extremely difficult events and come through better and stronger than ever, while others do not? What is it that makes them different? What is it that makes them so... resilient?