What Matters

“Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury – to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind.” Albert Einstein How do you define success? Popular ideas typically define success as winning, wealth, status, physical appearance, and popularity—the … More What Matters

Attitudes You Hold

“Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.” Mahatma Gandhi Your values form the foundation of your life. They dictate the choices you make and determine the direction that your life takes. Your … More Attitudes You Hold

Making Up Your Mind

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”  Mahatma Gandhi There is no good reason to deny yourself the opportunity to do something extraordinary. Life is about making a difference, there are many many ways of doing that. Whatever has happened, whatever others say, whatever the state of the economy may … More Making Up Your Mind

Self Knowledge

“You can live a lifetime and, at the end of it, know more about other people than you know about yourself.” Beryl Markham We live most of our lives by habit. These habits keep us stuck in patterns that limit our experience of life. Once we detect a pattern we were previously unaware of, we … More Self Knowledge

A Helping Hand

“I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.” Edward Everett Hale Early one morning a while back, friends were walking along the beach watching the ocean waves … More A Helping Hand

To Have Meaning

“There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person.” Anais Nin Feeling that what you are doing has a real purpose and meaning that matters to you does makes … More To Have Meaning

Solving It

“It’s not a problem. There are people out there with much worse problems than mine.”-Cynthia “Doesn’t make yours any more fun to bear.”-Liza “No. But it does help with the self-pity.”- Cynthia” Jennifer Crusie, At times in our lives there might be problems at work, at home, in our relationships, or even in ourselves. While … More Solving It

Your Focus

“Life isn’t all grand, but it isn’t all miserable either. There’s both sweet and sour in every day. So why focus on the ugly when you can gaze at what’s beautiful? Concentrate on the good.” Richelle E. Goodrich Rather than dwelling on what could be better or what you feel you should be doing, why … More Your Focus