I love to journal and both here and on paper work for me. Each morning, when I first get up, I grab my journal and write about the day ahead and the gratitude I feel. I remember when Jim Rohn once stated, “There are three things to leave behind: your photographs, your library, and your … More Journaling on Journaling
When I first started using Siri on my iPhone, it knew it was something different than the usual search we all were used to. Siri has a quasi human-like feel to it. Yes, Siri also had a female voice. There’s a reason for this. According to a study back in 2011 and shared in Wired … More Entering the Age of the AI Chatbot
Learning and connecting is something that has been a part of my life for awhile. I think back on the many seminars and workshops I’ve been to in the past. It was always the connections I made with the learning secondary. Each gave me a certain perspective about meaning. Even as a speaker at events, … More A Day of Meaningful Engagements, Learning and Experiences
Recently I made a decision to take a different route to get to a certain location. The reason being was on the alternate route, there was a store I was to stop at. So, I got into my car and drove. I ended up arriving at the certain location. I was also happy that I … More Your Brain on Autopilot: What is it, When is it Good and When is it Bad?
If you ever turn on TV to the news, what do you see being broadcast? “Freaking negative after negative after negative.” There is so much negative in the news that you may think the world is going to hell. Is that the reality? Do you see shootings and crime daily in your neighborhood? Go out … More It’s Time to Unleash Your Positive Mindset
I recall Randy Pausch, of “The Last Lecture”, describing how his parents let him unleash his creativity as a child. They let him loose onto their home, including drawing on the walls and building whatever he wanted in his bedroom. He said that because of this, he was able to grow into an adult with … More Being Like a Kid Again: Opening Yourself Up to Unlimited Possibilities
Being more motivated helps when you’re surrounded by people who are like-minded. I discovered this reality many years ago. We get stuck because we’re surrounded by junk in our life. That is one of the reasons why I make concerted efforts to attend super events. Brian Tracy has been known in the business and personal … More Want Success in Your Life?
Waking up with stiff joints is finally a thing of the past for me. After hitting 50 I had thought that I may be on a downhill spiral regarding the fitness level of my body. Today, I no longer think that way. In the last few years I’ve been able to engage in physical activities … More Staying Joint Healthy After 50…
The late John Richter was described as a mustang officer. That means he started out as an enlisted man and was promoted to commissioned officer on the battlefield. This was during WWII. He survived Iwo Jima and other battles. Lt. Col. John Richter was also the officer-in-charge of the Marines Close Combat training. He received … More Secrets of Self-Defense by John Richter, Lt. Col USMC
Carol Dweck in her book, Mindset, described mindset as either a fixed one or growth-oriented. At any given point, each one of us can have either type of mindset. It all depends on the situation. Take technology, there are many who embrace it while others fear it. Fear seems to be the common denominator as … More 5 Keys to the Right Mindset for Growth and Success