March 2008

A lot of people have a misconception about what positivity means.

There is one group that says that positivity is a denial of reality. That it’s not being realistic. They’re in denial of reality because they’re not looking at all the facts and they’re not looking at things realistically. When things are down and terrible they’re not accepting circumstances as they are. They’re pretending that everything is okay when it’s certainly not.

Then you have the negative group. They are focused on how terrible circumstances are.… Click to read more

Recently I’ve got caught up in the habit of over-engineering my life. I’ve spent a lot of time trying to figure out the best way to be the most productive.

How can I make the best use of my time, what systems can I use to get things done faster, better, more efficiently? What can I do to stop procrastinating and start taking action? All of these are very valid questions and each of them has some merit to them.

But how often do we over-think things, over-analyze, and over-everything.… Click to read more

When it comes to accomplishing goals and getting things done one of the most common topics is naturally motivation. The more motivation we have, the more drive we’ll have to get things done and accomplish our goals. It seems there are two schools of thought on motivation for Getting Things Done.

School 1: Get organized, discipline yourself, make to-do lists and action plans. This is the school of thought that says, eliminate, delegate or do it. It’s philosophy says, stay disciplined and have a direct plan, do whatever it takes to accomplish your goals.… Click to read more

Life is a miracle

photo by carf

This is a sequel to my original post on 33 of Life’s Most Powerful Lessons. These are personally the most powerful lessons I have learned in my life. You might ask why I chose to make a list like this, instead of writing articles to elaborate on each one. While I do believe there is a place for this, I believe sometimes more is said, when you say less.

I hope you enjoy these lessons, they are a little window into my soul of teachings that have changed my life.… Click to read more

A child's eyes

Have you ever had an epiphany? One of those “a-ha” moments where something just clicks for you? Maybe it’s something you’ve been struggling with for a long time, or maybe it was a piece of advice you learned from a friend. Whatever the source of our insight, it’s these moments that bring us to a deeper understanding of our world. The better understanding we have of life, the more we live in the truth.

Below are 33 of the most powerful lessons in my life.… Click to read more