Sometimes you can't change things as quickly as you'd like. Or, things don't change as quickly as you like. What you can do is change your perception of the situation. That, you can do instantly. It may will take some getting used to. It will take conscious effort. But, once you get the hang of it, … Continue reading When Change is Slow
A few weeks ago I added the Grammarly Chrome extension on my laptop. I finally gave in after seeing the ad for it for, I don't know, a few years? Not sure how long it's been around, but got sick of seeing it so I decided to join them. And, I must say, I … Continue reading Grammarly and Writing
I am repeatedly being drawn back to "the process". And thankfully, I enjoy it. There's something about being entrenched in it - not lost, not frustrated, not depressed - that makes me feel alive. I was reminded of this from an email I just received from David Siteman Garland. David creates and teaches people how … Continue reading More About the Process (Reaching your desired outcome)
For about a decade or so, skateboarding was my sport. I loved the freedom and constant opportunity to learn, grow, try new tricks and witness my progress. But sometimes, when I would set my board down in front of me and give it a push, instead of going straight, it would veer to the … Continue reading Don’t Dismiss Your Dominant Thoughts
Making an effort to positively change your life, especially when you've been in a rut for a long time, can at times make you pessimistic. That is, your efforts rarely seem to make the difference or lead you to the results you're looking for. Learning to replace established behaviors that lead you to further into … Continue reading Be Honest with Yourself, Not Hard on Yourself
As I look back on my last year or two and mentally browse through the online courses, how-to's, tips, steps, and programs I've bought, downloaded, swiped, and read...I have to ask myself...have I made any progress? Oh, wait, there's that thing called applying, or as the self improvement specialists call, taking (massive) action. I … Continue reading We Have Become Masters of Reading “How To” Steps
Are you focusing on what really matters? Your assignment to ask yourself this question throughout your day, especially in times of frustration, annoyance, depression.. happiness, joy, laughter, peace. Then, take note to what is happening, what you are thinking, feeling, and build from there. Add to those feelings, and those moments. Build, add, increase, fan the … Continue reading Are You Focusing on What Really Matters?