Dreams and Goals, Greatness, Help Yourself

The Stuff That Books Are Made Of

Time and time again I’ve found myself stuffed uncomfortably in to corners that I pray my way out of.  Corners of time, “I forgot”, and “I don’t really want to be here”.  Corners of self-doubt, frustration, and expecting the worst.  I’ve been there more times than I care to recount, but I believe that we… Continue reading The Stuff That Books Are Made Of

Dreams and Goals, Fresh Starts, Greatness

Something You’ve Planted

I’m no gardener.  I’m from the city.  “Gardening” when I grew up consisted of watering my grandmother’s plants – indoors.  So when I moved away from the city and bought my first home, I tried my hand at gardening.  A few cucumbers and melons later, I thought I was an expert.  Each year the ground… Continue reading Something You’ve Planted

Dreams and Goals, Help Yourself, Moving Forward

Find Yourself in Your Work

It's amazing to realize that no matter how old we get, we never know everything about ourselves.  We are constantly evolving and changing, so there may be things we don't understand and may never understand.  Our likes and dislikes can change.  What we consider "needs" can change.  It's a continual process. I heard an artist… Continue reading Find Yourself in Your Work

Dreams and Goals, Help Yourself, Moving Forward

Moving Past Your Inhibitions – Part 2

Remedy #2 – Intent This week we are moving past our inhibitions.  How do we do that?  Remedy #2 is intentional living.  A day without intent is like a day in darkness.  Any task performed without intent is like a fuzzy dream.  There is no expected end, no joy in the task, no edification, no… Continue reading Moving Past Your Inhibitions – Part 2

Dreams and Goals, Help Yourself, Moving Forward

Doing What Works For You – Part 3

Today we'll look at another reason for self-sabotage - fear.  Fear is great at disguising itself.  Most often fear is portrayed in the movies with screaming, shaking and running away.  Fear manifests itself with tremors and ghostly moans and blah, blah blah.  And when we don’t see this behavior in ourselves, we assume ourselves to… Continue reading Doing What Works For You – Part 3

Dreams and Goals, Help Yourself, Moving Forward

Doing What Works For You – Part 1

Do you know and do what works for you?  Have you had success or experienced the high of achieving a goal?  If so, did you follow that blueprint in future endeavors?  Or are you one of those people that seems to abandon what worked in hopes of achieving your subsequent goals by some stroke of… Continue reading Doing What Works For You – Part 1