It's tough to look at a list of problems and feel a sense of excitement or even a sense of contentment. But is there another way to look at them?
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...
Every year I look forward to tuning in for the first round of the NFL Draft. First, it signals the start of the ramp up to the new NFL season and return of football! It also signifies the culmination of years of extremely hard work and maximum effort for these draft prospects and the realization … Continue reading My Biggest Takeaway from the 2019 NFL Draft
So much of the good and bad in life all comes down to how we choose to view it. Two people can experience the exact same event and have two completely different reactions. One may think it was the greatest thing in the world while the other thinks it was awful and a waste of time. Today, I want to call attention to a question that we need to ask ourselves more often. Do we have to do something? OR Do we get to do something?
So the belief existed as fact - a sub-4-minute mile was simply impossible. And then... it wasn't.
In our personal and professional lives, our 40 yard dash may be the most meticulously planned approach to achieving a goal, dream or vision. But what happens after first contact? What happens to our momentum and drive after the first obstacle or setback?
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?
Getting the reward dropped in your lap means nothing - the journey and what you learn along the way is everything.
The average person is believed to have between 25,000 to 50,000 thoughts per day of which 70-80% are believed to be negative. If those numbers are true for most of us, then we are basically walking through a mental minefield of energy-sucking negativity traps that can derail us from not just pursuing our goals, but also from just having a good day. So what can we do?
Sometimes the deadlines and big projects have to get done and working those late nights and weekends are required. And then there will be times when the office is a ghost town and there is time to catch our breath. It's almost like the changing of seasons... The seasons do change in life just as in nature. However, we can't be blind to them when they transition. Rather, we need to have awareness of the changing seasons to take full advantage of their benefits when they arrive.