Continue reading “When Acceptance Is Hard”
We will always face situations that we find distressing, aggravating, troubling, infuriating, sorrowful, or heartbreaking. Many of these we have no control over. However, we have a choice to accept or to “fight against reality”. When acceptance is hard, try to remember you have a choice. Choose the path of acceptance.
Continue reading “A Future By Habit”
We do not decide our future. We decide our habits and our habits decide our future. This is designing a future by habit. We can purposely design that future or we can drift, like a ship without a rudder, not really knowing where we’ll end up. It’s our choice.
Continue reading “Fill Your Cup”
In order to love others as much as you love yourself, you must love yourself. You must take time to recharge your batteries and replenish your energy. Otherwise, you’ve nothing left to give others. So fill your empty cup. And take measures to keep it full.
Continue reading “The Purpose+Action Partnership”
There is a connection between our purpose and our actions. If we are to achieve our purpose, we must not only take action but we must take right action. Otherwise we are apt to end up in the wrong place and the wrong time.
Continue reading “Happiness Is the Way”
Happiness and resilience go hand-in-hand. By building your happiness, that is, your positivity and well-being, you can experience all the benefits of increased positivity, including the ability to bounce back quickly when things go wrong.
Continue reading “Excelerated Values”
When your life is in congruence with your “valid values” — the principles you deem as important and desirable — you feel in harmony and balanced. It’s a good idea to check in from time to time to see that you are living your values, whatever they may be.
Continue reading “A Life Without Clutter”
Despite our best efforts to keep an organized environment, clutter has a way of finding its way in. It’s a good idea to take inventory from time to time to be sure we have clutter under control and that we are moving toward a life without clutter.
Continue reading “Excelerated Reserves”
Having “enough” means having a reserve. Until you get your basic physical and psychological needs met, it is difficult to concentrate on your higher purpose. But when you take steps to get your physical and psychological needs met, you free up time and mental energy to devote to achievement and self-actualization.
Continue reading “Inch By Inch”
Without discipline, we are like a ship without a rudder. We may be taking lots of steps, but making no progress. The good news is that you and I don’t require tons of discipline to succeed. We can learn discipline through small steps. And small, simple daily disciplines, practiced day by day, eventually lead to the destination we desire.