Hitchhiking with Chicken Little Photo by J Scott Rakozy on Unsplash Lesson #102: When faced with a problem, rather than act rashly and increase your odds of doing something stupid, instead THINK and ACT from a position of wisdom. Today’s Life Lesson was inspired by Douglas Adams (author of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy) who… Continue reading Wait, You Mean the Sky is NOT Falling?
Photo by MontyLov on Unsplash Do you currently use affirmations as part of your daily routine? For the first 46 years of my life, I thought affirmations were kind of corny, but that changed last year (1) when I finally gave them a chance — and WOW, I can’t believe the results it had in my life! In… Continue reading 79 Affirmations that will Transform Your Reality
OK, so Star Wars The Last Jedi wasn't all that good. Hey, it’s happened before, and it will happen again. Need I remind you of such infamous sequels as Rocky V, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, and Prometheus (Alien), among others? These please-let-me-forget-what-I-just-saw films are often despised by loyal fans of said franchises. And… Continue reading 15 Reasons Why The Last Jedi is the WORST Star Wars Movie Ever… and 1 Reason Why It Isn’t — Which Side of The Force are YOU On?
My productivity and focus has gone thru the roof after learning about The AM Ritual from Tim Ferris's book "The Tools of Titans." I mentioned it in another article as one of the top things that changed my life in 2017 and it's been so important for me I wanted to create a separate post… Continue reading My New 7-Step Super Productive, Can’t Live Without It, Where-Have-You-Been-All-My-Life Morning Routine – Could it help you too?
Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt. Chase after money and comfort and your heart will never unclench. Care about other people's approval and you will be there prisoner. Do your work, then let it be. This is the path to Serenity. Today's… Continue reading The Path to Serenity
Love, love, love this little story a friend shared with me. Tell me what you think about it... “You see this goblet?” asks the meditation master. “For me this glass is already broken. I enjoy it; I drink out of it. It holds my water admirably, sometimes even reflecting the sun in beautiful patterns. If… Continue reading The Broken Goblet is YOU
A friend of mine told me this story about patience... A martial arts student went to his teacher and said earnestly, “I am devoted to studying your martial system. How long will it take me to master it.” The teacher’s reply was casual, “Ten years.” Impatiently, the student answered, “But I want to master it… Continue reading You can’t rush greatness
Here's an quote that struck me as interesting. Tell me what you think.... Today means boundless and inexhaustible eternity. Months, years, and all periods of time are merely concepts of men, who gauge everything by the number, but the true name of our eternity is Today Philo of Alexandria We've talked about this concept… Continue reading Today is Eternity
I've enjoyed hearing Jax's scout master share ancient wisdom from the illustrious Chief Sequasa during their pack meetings. Here's one you might enjoy as well... Legend of the Mountain "There was once an Indian village on a wide open desert in the Southwest. A few miles across the desert is a high mountain, towering up… Continue reading Scouts: Chief Sequasa’s Mountain
“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” Rumi Wisdom can come from many sources -- if you're not yet familiar with the Persian poet Rumi who lived in the 1200's, perhaps now is the time to look further into his work. This… Continue reading On Change – Rumi