We hand over our freedom everyday. Not the freedom you readily bring to mind or would think of. Today’s idea hit me from my Stoic moment this morning. I got a greater idea to why I’ve been so messed up or felt trapped in things I don’t want to be in lately. I let my... Continue Reading →
Idea #11: Why Pursue It?
Think about this. Every sunset or sunrise we see, it’s the only time we will ever see it again. Everyone of them is unique. Don’t miss out. “So, concerning the things we pursue, and for which we vigorously exert ourselves, we owe this consideration-either there is nothing useful in them, or most aren’t useful.” -... Continue Reading →
Idea #10 : Leave it Unsaid
It's so easy for me to act and just dive in. I'm built with this natural curiously where I like to find out what makes something tick. What can make it better? Is there something I am missing that can make me better? Can I solve a problem? Like an an engineer I want to... Continue Reading →
Idea #9: What’s Better?
To be inspired or aspire? I have been stuck with this in my head for a while now. Is it being inspired that gets you there or is it aspiring that gets you there? I feel like inspirational thoughts are good in of themselves they give you a space to create your intention or purpose.... Continue Reading →
Idea #8: Your Pain, Your Gain
One Grand Adventure: East Race South Bend, IN The path of least resistance. You’ve faced it down before and chosen that path. The easy way. The short cut. Easy Street has been called many names. I don’t think anyone can honestly admit that they’ve gone full tilt into adversity or challenge 100% every time it’s... Continue Reading →
Idea #7: My Best?
Masters. 1st Place. 48. Still Got It. What about when I don’t? The questions we ask ourselves, after we’ve been through the grinder. Those are the most important ones to ask ourselves. Did we do that? Did we bring it? Or, did we not. Just hesitated, sided with our human side or anxiety or procrastination?... Continue Reading →
Idea #6: TNS
Lots of steps… I’m going to need to pick up the pace if I ever want to get 1,000 ideas out there in 3 years. Which with the current pace is about what I am looking at. Today’s a pretty simple one though. TNS. Tiny. Next. Step. Many of our ideas fail because we have... Continue Reading →
Idea #5 DO NOTHING
Where are you in this moment? Deep in work? I picked up my phone no less than 181 times today! That’s a lot. But, that’s a picture of how connected we are. We are terrible at doing nothing. But, it is one of the healthiest things we can do. Put the phone on silent. Turn... Continue Reading →
Quote Roulette: Ryan Holiday
Perspective. It’s calming. It’s a catalyst at times. Seeking out as many different perspectives as we can, lends some incredible ways to find our way through just about anything. Any obstacle. This one from Ryan Holiday is one I would put on my wall where I would see it the most. It’s a cold reminder... Continue Reading →
Take inventory of what’s most important! Great challenge in my Five Minute Journal today. Taking inventory is a great exercise to take at work, out and about, or during some home time with yourself/family. Catalog your WHOLE day. I’ve found at the end of the day during reflection time or even the next day when... Continue Reading →