Recent Thoughts

  • Saturday, August 18th, 2018Inside Job

    I’ve heard it said “Happiness is an inside job”. I agree. I believe we cannot “make” ourselves truly happy with anything that we own or possess, but only through a deep abiding knowledge and love of ourselves, the world around us and our place in it. Happiness is an inside job and it takes practice. […]

  • Friday, August 17th, 2018My Secret to Success

    I’m successful. Are you succesful? What’s your secret? This is my “secret”. I believe success is accomplished through the development of our “integrated self”.  Success is a feeling of self respect that results from making the most of our body, mind and spirit. Success comes when our  thoughts, actions and beliefs are congruent.  Success encompasses […]

  • Thursday, August 16th, 2018Do Overs

    Have you ever started writing, texting  or e-mailing a message and it  didn’t seem right, it was sloppy or your words did not accurately convey your thoughts? What did you do?  You erased the message. You crumpled up the paper and threw it out, or you deleted it. Maybe you learned from your mistake, made […]

  • Wednesday, August 15th, 2018Simplicity

    It seems pretty obvious that the simpler we keep our wants, the easier it will be to find contentedness and happiness. The more complicated or expensive the things that we want, the more difficult it becomes to attain them. Too often so much of our effort and energy in life is spent in the struggle […]

  • Tuesday, August 14th, 2018My Daily Pledge

    My Daily Pledge: To accept the flow of life, to be grateful for all that is presented to me, to give my best effort with the skills and tools I have now and most importantly, to be at peace with the results. Then I experience my personal pause at: “It only takes a minute.” […]