THOUGHTS, OBSERVANCES & MORE…

Soul vs Role: Living a Leased Life?

The question I'd like to pose is this, are you living a borrowed or leased life? Are you thinking, reacting and making choices based on what you've seen others do, what others think and what you might have been raised to believe you are to do, be, have and want?

It Takes A Village

On our recent family vacation, I had the occasion to listen to an interview with Nely Galán, a media mogul and author of the recently published book, Self Made: Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant and Rich In Every Way.

I'm DONE!

When I was in college, there was a required 2-year course called Western Civilization. It was a holistic and very thorough study of the history of civilization from Mesopotamia to the current day (at that time, the late 1980's) The course was rigorous and took up a good chunk of our weekly schedule, so you can imagine after 2 years, students were DONE with it.

Giving Thanks

This morning, I was listening to the radio, and a woman was talking about all of the reasons to be grateful if you are single at this time of the year. “Hmm”, I thought, “this is a new perspective!”

Expectation vs. Acceptance: Considering the Impact Our Approach Makes

Recently, I've been finding myself speaking with others a lot about the concept of expectation vs acceptance. Others have mentioned that they feel somewhat lost if they don't expect certain things in their lives, and feel unsure with the thought of just letting go and accepting all things that come to them, "good" and "bad."

Do You Lead by Choice or Intention?

Many times when we look at things like challenges, we immediately focus on the "challenge" aspect. This is where considering approach comes in handy. When doing anything, I like to follow this step process: Intention - write out your intention for taking on the given challenge. Think large scale! What is the ULTIMATE why for doing it?

Breaking the Fear Trance

When I was 6 years old, I became a competitive swimmer. I had been swimming for awhile, at that point, and I was good. In fact, I was so good, even at 6, that I quickly became the team’s #1 breast stroker. The thing is, I did love the sport.…