The Next Time You Give Someone a Gift, Think About This

Last month, I agreed to an interview with a marketing company who was looking for experienced insight on a project they’re working on, related to the fitness industry.  I was happy to help and it was a great conversation. That was that, but a few weeks later, I got an email from them asking if … Continue reading The Next Time You Give Someone a Gift, Think About This

Finding Our True Self: The Only Way to Real Happiness and Success

“We human beings choose to see things as we wish. Few people seem to believe this, though. We decide to be jealous, or angry, or depressed, or happy, or bored, and these choices are often based on our biased interpretations of the thoughts of others. It is amazing how much psychological control many people relinquish … Continue reading Finding Our True Self: The Only Way to Real Happiness and Success

Even Monkeys Fall from Trees

Climbing, swinging, sitting, eating, socializing, playing, and living in trees isn’t just second nature to monkeys.  It IS nature.  It’s their way of being. But … “Even monkeys fall from trees”. – Japanese Proverb Humans fall from “trees” too.  We slip, stumble, and fall literally and metaphorically.  Sometimes, someone else pushes us out of the … Continue reading Even Monkeys Fall from Trees

When Life Becomes More Than We Can Handle

I was watching an episode of “The Boys” last week, when Starlight’s Mom says to her, “God doesn’t give us more than we can handle.”  And, I had to press pause. “God doesn’t give us more than we can handle.”  Have you ever heard someone say that to someone else in a time of tragedy, … Continue reading When Life Becomes More Than We Can Handle

What Would Ol’ Jack Burton Do In a Situation Like This?

Catalysts, deliberate or unintentional, real or perceived can affect our actions, alter our plans, and divert our approach.  It’s like when I bought my first house.  It took a lot of sacrifice and hard work to make that happen and it was a fixer-upper.  $80k. Yep.    One day, I was installing a screen door … Continue reading What Would Ol’ Jack Burton Do In a Situation Like This?