So Perfect, Maybe Not

High standards I admire just for the record. I have them. But, I don't let them rule me or be my sole input in trying to achieve something. Being perfect is often confused as a synonym in partnership with excellence. They're completely different. Practicing excellence and practicing perfection are not the same thing. Trying to... Continue Reading →

Mind the Mind

Our brains are like a house. Not necessarily a nice clean new one. We like to pretend it is. However, it's creaky and old. By our adult years it's been renovated over and over again. Might have a few layers of paint on the walls too. And, there's always the one room with all the... Continue Reading →

Accepting Your Space

Life doesn't pass us by, we just don't stop long enough to let it sink in that we have one. We can own our space that is carved out for us. Or, we can let it own us continuing to blame circumstances for why we cannot be all we want to be. How to accept... Continue Reading →

Bring the Peace, Leave the Ruckus

What has been your most stressful whacked out day you have ever had? Was there a time as you reflected back you just were thinking you might actually fold from the immense pressure you were under? Did you take it with you when you left? Bring it home to loved ones? Calming these racing thoughts... Continue Reading →

Quote Roulette #11

"The goal is not to read a book, the goals it to become a reader. The goal is not to run a marathon, the goal is to become a runner. The goal is not to learn an instrument, the goal is to become a musician."What is your goal? Most of the time, we don't think... Continue Reading →

Your Competition

Our competition isn't other people as we would like to make ourselves believe. It's with ourselves. The hardest adversaries we will ever encounter is our egotistic mindsets. I put off my writing for well over a week with the start of this February missing about the entire first week of this month because my competition,... Continue Reading →

Under the Weather, Literally

Fellow viewers and listeners of the podcast, I've been under. Not only is the weather giving me a beating, but I've had Bronchitis for the last two weeks. My voice is shot, thus the reason for no podcasts. In my part of the country the windchill has hit an unbelievably cold -60 degrees. But, at... Continue Reading →

Hit the Pause

One of the surest ways we reach burnout level is going after our New Year's Resolutions 100 MPH with no break. We need reflection time to understand the scope of our work taken so far and next steps. It can bring a refreshing perspective, help us get synced up, and ready for the next mile.... Continue Reading →

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