Category Archives for "Your Life"

How Committed Are You?

Over the past few months I have been talking a lot about mental toughness, hard work, setting priorities and why winning is important but, regardless of all your hard work, priorities and goals you will not succeed without commitment. Your personal commitment is what brings you success. You can consider your personal commitment as your […]

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“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” -Mark TwainRecently, I watched one of the Sunday news morning shows which reported on a story about an act of kindness which I think many of us would have never thought of doing. The story was about a Starbucks barista who […]

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Advantages To Being Disliked

“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.”  English Proverb​Popularity not all that PopularMost of us are taught to be people pleasers from a very young age, so the idea that there are any advantages at all in being disliked is probably a new one for many of us. The […]

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Are You Living a Lie?

“Unless we love the truth we cannot know it.” – Blaise PascalHere’s a quick quiz for you. Answer honestly. Do you feel:Like you are constantly hiding behind a mask?Worried that others will not like you?That if you say no, you are a bad person and will be letting everyone down?Trapped in a life that does […]

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Are You Passive Aggressive?

“I am not passive aggressive.  Unlike some people I know.”What Is Passive Aggressive?Passive aggressive is a behavior that strives to resist the demands of others and direct confrontation. For example, if a passive aggressive person doesn’t want to participate in a meeting, they might pretend they didn’t get the memo about the meeting or intentionally […]

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Help Someone with Low Self-Esteem

“Your perspective on life comes from the cage you were held captive in.” – Shannon L. AlderDo you know someone that has low self-esteem? They may put themselves down often or seem frequently depressed or sad. They may also martyr themselves and put everyone else first. The signs of low self-esteem aren’t always easy to […]

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Living with Less Means Living Well

“There are no victories at bargain prices.” – Dwight D. EisenhowerLiving with Less Means Living WellLiving with less simply means that you only spend your money on things that are valuable to you. Think about what you’ve purchased in the past month. Did you need all of it? How much of what you purchased actually […]

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Happy Sparks for a Happy Life

Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect.  It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.The happy mythRecently my wife asked me what my “happy sparks” are. I had no idea what she was referring to so I asked “What are happy sparks?” She replied, “a happy spark is that feeling you get […]

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