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Shift how you spend your time

Change How You Spend Your Time

Have you done the TIME TRACKING EXERCISE?  Are you still unconvinced that you need to change the things that you are doing in life?  Or, did you skip the activity because you still don’t think that it is important? This post is for those who don’t see the need to change but, even if you […]

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How can I be happy when I am unemployed?

How can I be happy when I am unemployed? Staying positive is going to take an effort in itself, but it is worth it.  Try these ideas below:   Read something positive every day. There are so many sources for positive and inspirational reading: books, magazines, and blogs just to name a few.  Focusing on the […]

Beat unemployment

Coping With Unemployment

Losing your job is not fun and being unemployed is hard.  Real hard.  When a person becomes unemployed, there is a tendency to focus on what has been lost, the difficulty of things to come, and the problems that losing a job could bring to you and your family.  It is important to remember that, […]

Compass for direction

Creating a Vision for your Life

Have you ever stopped and thought about what you really want out of life?  What is it that you want to achieve or be?  Do you have a clear picture of this in your mind?  Personally, there are so many things that I want to be and achieve in this life.  At times it can […]

Enjoy activities more

More ways to enjoy the things you hate

Do you find that you don’t enjoy some of the activities that you have to do in life?  The place we most often experience this is work, right?  You ‘have’ to work in order to earn a living which means, even if you have chosen your job, you have not necessarily chosen all of the […]


Fight Autopilot

Have you ever felt like you were on autopilot?  Maybe, you wake up in the morning and move right into your ‘routine.’  You shower, eat, brush your teeth, go to work, come home, eat, and go to bed?  Or, some other variation?  Human beings seem to be slaves to their habits.  We eat the same […]

Create your Art

Create Your Art

“Absorb what is useful.  Discard what is not.  Add what is uniquely your own.”  Bruce Lee One of the key themes in my life can be found in my practice of Brazilian Jiu JitsuThe heart of this theme can be derived from the quote from Bruce Lee above.  That theme is that we create our […]

Tree blocking path

Getting Back On Track

THE SET UP I rang in 2016 with an enormous amount of excitement and positive expectations about the future.  I created a kick ass plan for my year and goals in every category of my life.  I even created a quarterly goal tracker and because I am a geek (yep, I am and I love […]

Live a positive life

10 Ways to Be More Positive

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.  Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”  Helen Keller It gets increasingly harder to be positive in what seems like a very negative world.  Turn on the news and all you see is the bad in people and the bad in society.  Talk to your friends […]

Beat those resolutions

2016 New Year’s Resolutions, Part II

I hope that you have read 2016 New Year’s Resolutions, Part I and found it useful!  Do you have a plan yet on how to keep those resolutions?  If not, that’s ok!  Read below for some more ideas.  And if you do, that is also great!  You should still take a look below to see […]