It all comes down to motivation. If you really want to do something, you will work hard for it. – Sir Edmund Hillary Hopefully by now you know what goals you have for this year. The question now becomes: why? Why do you want to lose weight, eat healthier, get more sleep, be a better… Read More Motivation makes all the difference
It’s almost impossible to be let down if you never get your hopes up in the first place. If you don’t set goals, you can’t fail them, right? It makes life a little less stressful because you’re not letting yourself down and you’re not feeling like a failure. But, your past does not have to… Read More One year out, what could be different?
New Year’s Resolutions. Just the word conjures up feelings in us, often of guilt or regret. “Remember last year? Yeah….that lasted all of 12 hours!” Have you ever made a New Year’s Resolution? Chances are good you have. Many, most, of us have done it. We want this next year to be even better than… Read More New year, new resolve
Vulnerable. It’s almost a bad word. It’s not something we love to be. Putting up a wall or a facade is a much easier thing to do. Why? Why is it easier to put on a mask than be honest about our struggles and shortcomings? There are a few reasons why we choose not to… Read More Why is it so hard to be vulnerable?
I write and talk and think about the topic of humility a lot, and I’m convinced that it is a very misunderstood way of life. Think about what humility could change: We wouldn’t have dictators and country leaders at each other’s throats because they would stop and listen and have a conversation. Politics would be… Read More A world I’d want to live in
Happy Halloween! Whether you celebrate it or not, you can’t get away from Halloween. The candy in the stores, the spiders and cobwebs and skeletons in shop windows, people all over the place wearing costumes… it is a holiday that many do celebrate. Regardless of the origins of Halloween and all the opinions on both… Read More Thoughts for Halloween
I like to read. I have for as long as I can remember. Back in elementary school, we had this point system called Accelerated Reader. Every book was assigned a point value. Books with a higher reading grade level were given higher value, and easier-to-read books were given a lesser value. After reading the book,… Read More Competitive reading and chocolate bars