Fight for your dreams

Do you go after your dreams? The fore fathers of the United States fought for their dreams to gain independence in a new world. Our dreams may appear to be far away in a distant land. And, while the journey to get there may be difficult it will be worth all the...

Does it irk you when someone does it better?

Why do we let others who have more or do it better get to us? Within us, we all want to achieve more and do better. It’s a part of being human. Yet, we beat ourselves up in the process. We compare ourselves to others and this damages us. Case in point, I was super...

How often do you recharge your life batteries?

Seems we are constantly on the go. Rushing from one thing to the next. We barely have time to prep for what we’re doing and feverishly dash out the door. We go aimlessly trying to satisfy people at our next meeting, social outing, or family gathering. We want to...

Do you show people how to treat you?

How you want to be treated is a laughable irony. We often get upset when someone doesn’t treat us they way we want to. We even get pissed off about it sometimes. Ok, a lot of the time. Why did John do that? What did Mary say that? Yet, few of us teach others how to...

Where are you complacent?

You’ve made it. Your career rocks. Your resume is fabulous. You’ve reached a high stature. Then, complacency sets in. Suddenly, things slowly start falling away. Instead of striving for better, we take a back seat on what’s really important to us. As high achievers –...

Do you honor or squash your freedom?

What does personal freedom mean to you? This Memorial Day served as a stark reminder of how servicemen and women sacrificed their lives for U.S citizens to gain and maintain our current freedom. I can walk or travel anywhere I want. I can speak whatever I want to. The...

Do You Experience Serendipity?

​​​​​​​How often do you find delight in the unexpected? Can you find excitement and joy in your day? These days were so busy running around and going from one activity to the next that we don’t stop to appreciate what’s right in front of us. When may even miss a big...

Wanderer or Lost? Which are you?

What’s the difference between those who wander versus those that are lost? And, why does this apply to you? The difference is how you approach life and from what perspective. Let’s take a closer look at wander vs lost. If you’re lost, you’re probably a bit scared....

Get the weeds out of your life garden

Is your life garden full of flowers or weeds? How often do you take the time to weed out what no longer serves you? Let’s use the metaphor of a garden for how much we are growing in our lives. After all, if we’re not growing, we’re stagnant or stuck. And, that’s no...

Do you walk past dog poop daily?

Ever almost step in dog poop that wasn’t picked up? I had this exact moment last week while on a run along the river in Austin. I came within inches of stepping in dog poop. So, how does this relate to you? How often do we leave our s**t for others to handle and deal...