Ambition can be a distraction from joy if we let it rob us of our potential to appreciate the smaller moments, the tiny grains of sand that fill the hourglass of life as we live it each day. Under the influence of unchecked ambition, we set goals and ignore “the noise” to conquer larger boulders,…Read full article →
Category: "Personal Growth"
Typically, my nightstand is cluttered with a pile of practical books about relationships, career, personal growth and a number of random topics from manners to the nature of infinity. Once in a while, I love to ditch the rotation and read something relevant but fun — something I can devour. Most recently, I blew through…Read full article →
If I were to tell you that I think Valentine’s Day is kind of a macho holiday, I’d expect you to raise an eyebrow. Traditionally, the world is plastered with red and pink, lace, candy, promises of romance, a record number of love declarations. No, none of these things fit our societal definition of macho.…Read full article →
For a neat freak like me, the holidays are both magical and nightmarish. Under normal circumstances, a pile of miscellaneous stuff on my desk would be enough to nag at my focus for an entire day. I’m not the perfect little neat freak I’d like to be — far from it, in fact — especially…Read full article →
The new year is here! I, for one, am so relieved. 2013 was a year of preparation. Financial planning, meal planning, and working toward deeper relationships with the most important people in my life. It was a very difficult year, in part because everything I did was some form of delayed gratification to reap in 2014,…Read full article →
Most of us wait until New Years Eve to think about goals, giving us less than 24 hours to consider how we’d like to be better people in the coming year. With nothing but an uncomfortably tight pair of pants and an empty bank account to guide us, our last-minute goal making is typically uninspired.…Read full article →