Her upcoming 50th birthday has scared her into thinking about what she has done with her life and where she is going.
“I’m going to turn 50!” she said, as if that was the end of the good years in her life.
And that was where we started to dig deeper into what the real issue was.
Just went fishing with a friend this last weekend. He said he had never caught a catfish and so we went cat-fishing. And he caught some beautiful catfish!
But there were other people out there fishing who weren’t catching anything.
Why you ask? Because they weren’t targeting a certain type of fish. Just throwing a hook in the water does not mean you will catch anything.
And that got me to thinking, life is just like that. If you don’t get specific on what you want out of life, not much happens. Read More
Bliss can be a state of profound satisfaction, happiness and joy, a constant state of mind, undisturbed by gain or loss. Wikipedia
To paraphrase Steve Jobs, “Find what you love, and do what you love”.
But does it make sense in today’s perilous economic times? Or do we simply hunker down and hope we don’t get laid off. Hold your breath and hope that eventually something better will come along? That seems to be the attitude of most people and who can blame them,
There is a song by Paul Simon called, Slip Sliding Away has the lyrics,
“You know, the nearer your destination,
the more you’re slip sliding away”.
And that seems to be … Read More
Once a year, and only once a year we hold a special workshop in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. A select group of people meet and for 3 days, they discover deep ReadMore
Steve Jobs was a genius, in the same league as Albert Einstein my wife tells me. That he had a gift, we all know and the whole world appreciates. His unfortunate death has made us realize just how much he had to offer the world.
His address to the Stanford graduating class is worth the few minutes it takes to watch it. To paraphrase, when talking about how to live your life this is what he said
And whether you question yourself about your relationships, your career, what makes you happy, or why are you here, they are all part of changing your life. And change is healthy, change is necessary for growth because without change we will wither and die.
I came across a page on Oprah’s site called “20 Questions That Could Change Your Life” that were pretty good and would like to share them, the questions and answers, with you. I shortened them down,… Read More
Everyone wants to have someone in their lives. I mean, really, who wants to be alone all the time? And many people are looking for that special someone, believing that there is a “soulmate” out there just for them.
Or is it just pinning for an old love of yesteryear? Or is it unrealistic expectations where you are living in a fantasy world?
We can get attached to a significant other, whether we live with them or
not. The significant other can be … Read More, Take the
But that just isn’t how it works.
You may be surprised to know that if I decide to… Read More
So what is your problem? Why doesn’t it work? There is a saying from one of the original manifesting books, written back in 1902 that says “If wishes were horses, beggars would ride”. So maybe there is a clue here about manifesting …
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It is a great book, Norman Vincent Peal’s defining writing that has stood the test of time. I remember when my dad gave me a copy and told me I should read it. I did and it definitely has influenced my life. But I have found that positive thinking is a double edged sword…
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Did you know that it takes fire to turn iron into steel. Iron is quite soft and not until it is subjected to fire does it become hardened into steel.
And it is the same with people. It takes a fire to bring out the best in people and lately… Click to read more
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Watching thedisaster unfold in the Gulf of Mexico, I can’t help but see the similarities in how we treat our planet and how we treat ourselves. Bottom line is that we all know that drilling for oil in the deepest of oceans would eventually lead to another ecological disaster. Maybe we thought it would happen in the Arctic where no one lives, at least that way it wouldn’t really affect us.
And so we kept on drilling ever more inaccessible and precarious holes in the ocean floor looking for another 6 …
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When does a new idea turn into a widespread movement?
While it starts with the leader there’s another vital role: it’s with the
support of those first followers that momentum really explodes.