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 #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 #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 →
iPhone 13 Mini, night wide shot I’ve learned recently about the power of pause and understanding story lines we write. A story line is a narrative we come up with about our current status or situations. The biggest thing I have learned about my own story lines is where my head is, my actions will... Continue Reading →
What Advice Would You Give Your Teenage Self?
It’s a fight. I couldn’t help posting this. I think it’s a great exercise professionally, but also personally. Perspective is everything. Grab a seat with yourself, bring your favorite way to write, and give your teenage self some coaching. What lies below, is what I would tell myself. Make good choices. Don’t please everyone, because... Continue Reading →
Quote Roulette: Dean Smith
“If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times.”Dean Smith Is that checklist a life or death moment? Or, better yet, missing your significant other’s date night to get extra work done? How do we measure what gets the “life or death” token? Something each of us... Continue Reading →
Be Careful, Remember Why Your Signed Up
Grind got you down? Forgot what your passion for joining your current work drive was? Forgot what made you want to try it as a career? We’ve all been there. I think more than anything else 2020 was a big huge pause button for us to recall why we choose the careers we choose. We... Continue Reading →
Quote Roulette: James Clear
Today’s quote was exactly what I needed to read. It popped up in my usual spot. Creating my intention for the day, writing and reflecting on the day’s intended outcome, and then boom! In my face. “Know what you want. Follow a trajectory where what you want is a possible outcome. Build a system to... Continue Reading →
Rest and Reflect Day 10: Honoring Your Mentors
You ever have someone you truly admired in your life currently living or have passed on? Today’s episode we talk about how we can honor our past and present mentors. How we can honor their teachings with our own reflection and actions. Enjoy the cast: https://anchor.fm/shawn-ward/episodes/Rest-and-Reflect-Day-10-Honoring-Your-Mentors-etbo0q ✌🏻 Shawn
The Well Podcast: Reflect and Reset Day 7 – Our Scars Tell the Story
Today we talk about the relationships we have with our mental and physical scars we’ve accumulated over the years. There is beauty in those scars we have. Deep reserves of learning that caused them. They’re also great trophies that draw the interest of our colleagues around us. Others are curious to ask where they came... Continue Reading →