Motivation

Why yes it is my 12th anniversary of blogging; thanks for noticing! Although I always highlight the post I write from the previous anniversary year, I rarely go back and share the post that started it all. It was a humble beginning that, because of circumstances, I had to do a second time. I explained […]

Some weeks ago my wife came home to spend a weekend with me, as she travels for her work. We were looking at some numbers on her Fitbit app when I noticed she had something I didn’t show. For those of you who don’t know, Fitbits are portable step trackers you can wear on your […]

“Life is about success not perfection” – Alan Weiss A few years ago I wrote an article titled Is It Bad Reaching For Perfection where I talked about the reasons why going for perfection aren’t bad, but that it doesn’t take perfection for one to be successful. Leo Reynolds via Compfight Almost 6 years ago […]

I have a friend who recently lost her job after working at the company for over 30 years. She’s one of the smartest people I know, so while we were having lunch days after it happened I told her that she should look at it as an opportunity to maybe do something else, something big […]

It’s the day after the Christmas holiday, and the 26th day in a row with a new article on this blog. Because it’s the day after a holiday and a Saturday to boot, I figured that no one wants to deal with anything overly long and deep; am I right? Because of that, I decided […]

Today is the 245th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven. If you don’t know who he is then I can’t help you. Actually I could, but I refuse; the most iconic composer in history… you’d have to have been living under a rock your entire life or never seen a single Peanuts cartoon to have missed […]

“You cannot hang out with negative people and expect to live a positive life.” – Joel Osteen Overall I’m a very positive person. Even though I basically go through life with my shields up so that I don’t lose my mind if I hear or see something that assaults my sensibilities, I’m lucky that it’s […]