“Be content with what you have, rejoice in the way things are. When you realize nothing is lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” Lao Tzu Happiness is defined in the dictionary as: a state of well-being and contentment. But how do you stay happy in a messed up world? You turn on the … More Being content in a messed up world
In our culture where productivity is held to a higher standard than skill development, many of us have adapted a kind of sensitivity to failure. In our workplace, in our homes, in our personal life…we try to avoid failure at all cost. We put on a facade when we’re around others, an image of confidence … More How To Fail in Order To Succeed
In the movie Braveheart, Robert the Bruce stands before his leprous father with tears in his eyes. He has just betrayed William Wallace on the battlefield at Falkirk, and is now riddled with guilt. “Men follow me,” Bruce tells his father, “because if they don’t I’ll throw them off of my land and I starve their … More I Don’t Want to Lose Heart
We were down 2-0 and I was standing on the sidelines watching the kids struggle on the soccer field. The other team had fresh legs and our team had already played one game. The other team executed on ball control and ours didn’t. When the other team drove the ball toward the goal, it was … More The Power of a Positive (or negative) Coach
If you’re like me, you’re living a crazy busy life and trying to figure out how to navigate through it while clinging on to some sense of peace at the end of the day. At any given moment when you step into our small farmhouse you’ll find two things: messy rooms and a lot of … More How Do You Focus in the Middle of Chaos?
Psychology suggests that the first three hours of each day are the most precious and productive. It’s during this time that our brains are operating at highest capacity. So it makes sense that we should be intentional about how we manage our time and activities each morning. “Typically, we have a window of about three … More Why you should be intentional about how you spend the first hour of each day.
Our society is obsessed with the easy button. Everywhere we turn we are indoctrinated with the idea that there is a shortcut available that will allow us to gain the things we truly desire. Buy this product for instant weight loss. Follow these three steps to overnight success. Wear these shoes or drive this … More No such thing as an easy button