Making Today Count

  .   ”The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have. ” Louis E. Boone . We all have days when we feel we do not have the energy or drive to get out of bed. There are going to be days when we want to give … More Making Today Count

Afraid To Try

  .   “There is no illusion greater than fear.” Lao Tzu . So many of us do not do what we are capable of doing – like not sharing our voices, not taking the risks involved in creating a successful, special life – because of fear. . Fear holds us hostage, making threats that … More Afraid To Try

In Denial

    . “Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.” Fyodor … More In Denial

A Better You

.   “It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” J.K. Rowling . I have come to understand that a limiting factor with so many of us is that we think we will be happy when we reach a certain level in life – a level we see … More A Better You

For Yourself

  .   ”Our entire life … consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.” Jean Anouih . In times of need we so often forget that we can do is to be there for ourselves. By evaluating the pieces and trying to understand them, turning into solutions that make sense enabling us to move … More For Yourself

Self Deception

  . “Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others.” Fyodor Dostoyevsky . We all lie, we lie to ourselves. We are lying to ourselves because we seek comfort. We are lying to ourselves because we are afraid of the unknown. A lie is something that we make ourselves believe in order … More Self Deception

To Be Grateful

  . “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” Epicurus . If you believe that the good life is all about success and having more, then it can be difficult to find the balance to … More To Be Grateful

A Success Mentality

.   “Mind is a flexible mirror, adjust it, to see a better world.” Amit Ray . All too often we go through life with an expectation that things ‘should be‘ a certain way. And, when that does not happen, we are upset, frustrated, and angry. We then make ourselves and others wrong. We start … More A Success Mentality

The Right Direction

  . ‘‘If you do not know where you come from, then you don’t know where you are, and if you don’t know where you are, then you don’t know where you’re going. And if you don’t know where you’re going, you’re probably going wrong.” Terry Pratchett . All to often we can drift along … More The Right Direction