There are times when our own personal journey requires that we move away from the comfort of where we were and the people who are still there. But I believe the pain of saying goodbye will always be less than the pain of looking back, having compromised on your dream or having given up on the difference you could have made.
The world needs the light and magic you have inside of you. Your journey itself—and the promise of what is to come—is more important than any position you currently occupy.
Little things can give us a sense of accomplishment, which can be good in building momentum; but they can also help us justify putting off the big things that really move the needle.
Sometimes we give too much credit to our failures, when what we really need is just a little more of this one key thing.
Change becomes biologically easier when facing personal disaster. Here’s how you can take advantage of it.
Change is difficult, but by understanding the biology behind it, we uncover 10 powerful steps that can increase our chance of success, and even make it easier.
Service Ride Control The dashboard on my Yukon Denali XL (XL stands for extra long—to fit my six kids) has been displaying the message “Service Ride Control.” It’s been that way for six months now. Yes, I’m a bit embarrassed about how slow I’ve been to service my ride control, whatever that means. In preparation […]
Stop trying to be someone you’re not I stumbled on some images on worth1000.com that dramatically (and entertainingly) illustrate an important point: the fact that we’re constantly being pulled to be someone we’re not. Forces all around us make us think that we should be different, that we should change who we are, that we’re […]
Be Strong Be StrongMaltbie Davenport Babcock Be strong! We are not here to play, to dream, to drift; We have hard work to do and loads to lift; Shun not the struggle, face it, ’tis God’s gift. Be strong, be strong, be strong! Be strong! Say not the days are evil—who’s to blame? And fold […]
Our children cannot breathe Yesterday, CNN had an article entitled “How air pollution hurts your kids’ lungs.” It describes how many of our children suffer from asthma—a condition where your airway constricts, making it very difficult to breathe. The article describes how substantially our kids are affected by environmental pollutants because their lungs are not […]
Life Sculptor In association with “It is what you make of it” and “The Builders“, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, here’s another beautiful poem supporting the same point. Life SculptureGeorge Washington Doane Chisel in hand stood a sculptor boyWith his marble block before him,And his eyes lit up with a smile of joy,As an angel-dream passed […]