Monthly Archives: March 2018

  • Saturday, March 17th, 2018

    Failure is a Valuable Teacher

    Failure is a reality. Failure is painful. Failure is a beautiful gift. We all fail at times and it can be very painful when it happens, but it’s better to fail while striving for something wonderful, challenging and adventurous than to not try because we are afraid we may not succeed. “Frequent failure” seems to be such […]

  • Friday, March 16th, 2018

    Happy Birthday

    Today I am 21,114 days old.  I was born on May 29th, 21,114 days ago. Happy Birthday to me and you. Why do we celebrate a birthday only one day a year? What about the other 364 days? Why not celebrate life every day? We can CHOOSE to make every day, a day for celebration! When […]

  • Thursday, March 15th, 2018

    To Numb or Not To Numb?

    There are lots of ways to numb the pain. We are all experience a complex array of diverse emotions, however many of us are uncomfortable confronting our most powerful ones. We often “numb” ourselves to what we are truly feeling. It’s easier to suppress our emotions than to deal with them, so many of us choose […]

  • Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

    “Naturelessness” Is Stressful

    Quick Mental Health Survey…. 1. How do you feel?…..Are you stressed? Are you feeling fatigued? Are your five senses bored? Do you have a headache? 2. Where are you?…….Can you see a tree from where you are right now? How about smell a flower or a plant? If you take a deep breath, is it […]

  • Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

    No Promises Today

    The only guarantee  in life is opportunity, not promises. Life gives us a great deal of opportunity, but are we willing to accept it?  Are we willing to use the abilities that we have to make our lives brighter and happier?  Or do we back away from using them because we might then face the […]

  • Monday, March 12th, 2018

    The Core of Physical Fitness

    Are you fit, physically fit? Is a safe and effective fitness program part of YOUR healthy lifestyle? Those people who succeed in the gym, are the one’s who are patient and address the basics first. Each new client I meet at my gym wants some sort of change, most want fast results. Prospective clients want to […]

  • Sunday, March 11th, 2018

    Make It A Sunny Day

    Spread some sunshine on someone’s day, today. I’ve had many people suddenly make my day brighter by sharing a kind word with me. I’ve gone from being in a down mood, or even an apathetic mood to a happy mood just by having someone say something positive and encouraging. What if I were to share some […]

  • Saturday, March 10th, 2018

    Pay Attention To the Teacher

    As I kid I remember being told, “Be a good student and pay attention to the teacher because you might learn something.” I’m not a kid anymore but those words of wisdom still hold true. Teachers surround us. We can learn so much from teachers. All types of teachers. While my official school days may […]

  • Friday, March 9th, 2018


    Are you worried about something today? “Worry” is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you anywhere. How can we stop worrying? Consider these steps: 1. We need to determine the root of our worry. I find if helpful to to write down my worry. Exactly, what is it am […]

  • Thursday, March 8th, 2018

    Slow Down

    Sometimes my life seems to be getting faster and faster. My family, my dogs, my responsibilities, schedules, errands, computers, phones, texting, work, and time for myself are all screaming for my attention.  Sometimes I feel like I am sprinting down a steep mountain while trying to juggle all my stuff.  It’s is inevitable that I […]