All posts filed under: transformation

Wise Advice for Waking Up to Your Life

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Here’s a Damn Good Recipe for Failure & Unhappiness, for a life of misery. Be self-righteous, wallow in self-pity, drown the day in fear and complacency. Look at your life and others with anxiety, jealousy, and hatred. Now here’s a More Delicious Recipe for Harmony, Peace & Happiness, for an extraordinary life. Take it on the chin. Be flexible, resilient, forgive more. Work smart and hard and always look at life with confidence and gratitude. […]

Adding More Meaning -Moment-by-Moment

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There is only one thing I know for sure. I’m not getting this moment back. Nope.  I am talking about this very single moment RIGHT NOW, this ONE. Yeah, it’s YOUR moment too.  Nope it’s gone. . . forever, unless by chance I read it again or you read it again – and if we do, it’s just a memory. All this angst about leaving a legacy. Creating a more purposeful life. Finding your so-called passion. Those are such big, […]

Adding More Life to Our Years

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 In my playbook, every day is Thanksgiving and I bet a lot of you reading this feel the same way. As we remain grateful this holiday, let’s take a moment to consider how fleeting life really is. . .memento mori. A Life That Matters  (A Non Religious Funeral Reading) Ready or not, some day it will all come to an end. There will be no more sunrises, no minutes, hours, days. All the things you collected, […]

Nine Ways to Strengthen Your Mind

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This post ponders the idea of turning sour feelings. a.k.a. – a shitty state-of-mind – – into persevering resoluteness. I am thinking about the alchemy of emotions. Turning fear into fascination; frustration into fortitude, pain into power and anxiety into assurance. It’s about turning my life around. Drilling deep into my psyche to pull through life with courage and conviction. What I believe to be True When we do things thoughtfully we have a better chance at […]

This Day Was Made for Adventure

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Last night I closed my eyes before falling to sleep and made a decision. I want every day to feel more exciting and adventurous.   Or in other words. . . . A common song sung to a great melody is another way to find beauty. – The Art of Writing, Lu Chi’s Wen Fu. So, today showed up again. In all it’s predictable glory. The same usual sunrise, just slightly different. Another clean and clear slate of […]

Endorsing Our Human Skills

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I have become so wildly obsessed with staying on top of technology, trends and the critical skills for my career and profession that I somehow have forgotten about the most important skills of all. Human skills. Hell, LinkedIn should consider endorsements for human skills. Imagine. What does Jane know about kindness? Consideration? Compassion? Building Trust is a Skill In the middle of reading Kevin Kelly’s book The Inevitable something really important resonated.  While technological advances in artificial intelligence and robotics […]

Love Everything That Happens

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This lesson is a hard one. A difficult thing to do. Not impossible, but definitely challenging. Learn to love everything that happens to you. Everything. Loss, love, pain, joy, anger, disappointment. Everything. To do great things we must be able to endure tragedy and setbacks. Ryan Holiday, The Obstacle is The Way. Obstacles prevent us from being inflicted with ennui. Believe it or not, we can turn a bad moment into fuel to  restart, reset […]

132 (Random) Life Lessons Learned

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  Continuously watch your state of mind for the quality of your thoughts are everything. It doesn’t get any easier, you just get better. You can’t just change your attitude, you need to also change your behavior. “Inconsistency of the mind does not suit a wise being.” – Seneca  Hurt people hurt. More often than not, it’s not about you at all. Youth is not an age, Youth = Freedom. It is emancipation from boredom and […]

Designing a Meaningful Life

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  Amazing advice from Casey Gerald, Harvard Grad and creator of MBA’s Across America, a movement to help revitalize small business throughout the USA. Casey preaches that purpose is the new bottom line. Finding your “purpose” can be tricky, but he has one hack worth trying and it’s quite simple. Go somewhere that makes you really uncomfortable and then figure out how you can be useful. The message is beautiful. We can do well and we […]