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Awesomeness!

Who doesn’t love awesomeness? Just the word makes me feel good. How about you? Do you want to be awesome? This post about awesomeness was inspired by Tony Schwartz. His post on how to be awesome is both practical and motivational, recognizing our multi-faceted natures. The key takeaway is that we can be awesome at whatever we…

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Autumn Dreams

Autumn Dreams

We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the  soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter’s evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect  them; nurse them through bad days till they bring them to…

Climate Change?

Climate Change?

Is there climate change? Does anyone know the truth? Does anyone care? What is a concerned citizen to do? The record heat might be a clue. There are a staggering number of questions, an abundance of rhetoric on all sides and precious few solutions being offered. Seemingly the first step is to bring our country back…

7 Tips for Living with More Zeal

Are you tired from living day to day with no higher purpose? Are you living in a kind of trance; focused on surviving and getting through the tasks at hand? I have been living in routine mode for a  while and that realization is my fuel for change. I’m ready for more zeal in my life. Let’s start our new…

7 Tips for Living Thankfully

In honor of Thanksgiving, I’m sharing some tips for living fully. For me, living fully is often connected to gratitude. Dare I say living full of Thanks! Walking around the neighborhood the other day, I was feeling connected to spirit while hearing my sweet voice at the same time. This was a nice treat during…

9 Habits for Thriving

A friend of mine, Dave, talks about fostering flourishing in his life. This got me to thinking about thriving. What does it mean to thrive in our life? We are both talking about living beyond survival, where we tap into our inner greatness in order to bring out our best. I believe that our best is usually…

Being Alive

Being Alive

“Here we are, we are alive, alive! And we are fearless. You gotta lose your power to find your heart”. Great lyrics and song by Dala from Canada. Hearing these lyrics sparked a nice thought train for me and the question What does it mean to be alive? For me it means to let connect fully…

Joyful Living

Do you aspire to being more joyful? I know I do. I yearn for it because I have tasted the sweetness of living joyfully. Unfortunately, for too many years, I allowed the contrast of missing that connection to be my main focus in life. Just ask anyone who met me in my early years living…