Professor Pausch’s Words of Wisdom

You may have heard of or even read Professor Randy Pausch’s book, The Last Lecture. It is a long standing routine at Carnegie Mellon University that the professors there are asked to give a lecture with a hypothetical stance that this will be your last chance to impart words of wisdom and what would you say.Continue reading “Professor Pausch’s Words of Wisdom”

It’s Your Choice

The choices we take Create the voices we make The paths we walk Becomes our talk We choose what we want to be In spite of life’s adversity We design our own demise In spite of our hopeless cries We are always given the freedom to choose It’s just like trying on brand new shoesContinue reading “It’s Your Choice”

Have You Grounded Today?

All things are energy and we humans are no exception.  It is well known that the human body is a conduit of energy, which means our body can absorb energy and transfer energy. Think of that time when you rub your feet across a carpeted floor and you touch someone and both of you getContinue reading “Have You Grounded Today?”

The ABCs of Change

Here are the ABCs of Change to inspire you, move you, and shake you to embrace all the wonderful elements of Change: A is for acceptance as in accept who you really are and accept all change (positive and negative) that comes your way. B stands for bravery, which is that thing you need toContinue reading “The ABCs of Change”

Keeping Up With Your Temple

Lately I’ve been doing research on Tiny Houses and Treehouses.  I’ve also been looking into ways to eating healthier while staying in my budget.  All this research on houses and health made me think about that old Yogi saying, “Your body is your temple” and how you treat your temple (body) is how well you willContinue reading “Keeping Up With Your Temple”

Sailing the Sea of Change

The sailboat clips the waters at an even pace in spite of the choppiness of the rocking waves. The sailor adjusts his sails accordingly to give way for the winds that clamor against the boat. The sailor then brims a smile in the salty air knowing that it is the man who adjusts to life’sContinue reading “Sailing the Sea of Change”

The Seeds of a Dream

So I have been comtemplating the idea of writing a book and getting it published.  I mean, really, truly focusing on getting it done.  For years I have wished and dreamed of becoming a published writer.  I always put it off because life got in the way (ie, job, school, family needs, time, household chores,Continue reading “The Seeds of a Dream”

Wealth in Health

Today I am writing about the one thing that is the most valuable thing a person can ever have and that is his or her health.  Without good health a person has nothing.  The wealthiest person in the world has nothing if they are not healthy enough to enjoy their riches.  The most talented personContinue reading “Wealth in Health”

Why Am I Here?

She walks into the darkness not knowing what to do. Shards of light shines down and she hangs onto them like tiny gems in a cavern. The Divine Creator tells her, “I am you and you are me.  Go forth and experience all that I have created.” “Will I suffer?” she asks. “Yes and throughContinue reading “Why Am I Here?”

Unplugged

Today marks a new year, which for many that usually means out with the old and in with the new.  For others it means doing things differently to get better results (ie., dieting, exercising).  While others, like me, venture out for new experiences (ie., hang gliding, rock climbing). Okay I don’t plan on riding theContinue reading “Unplugged”

Know your Safety Net

When things get tough and all the cards are stacked against you it’s important for you to know who is part of your safety net.  You need people to lean on and have them listen to you from time to time, especially when you feel like you’re up against a corner with the lights outContinue reading “Know your Safety Net”

Be Selfish

Be Selfish.  That’s right, make yourself happy first.  If you are not happy then you will not be able to go anywhere or do anything to improve your situation.  You need to make your happiness a number one priority in your life before you attempt to reach your goals. A demanding job,  a needy spouse, whiningContinue reading “Be Selfish”

Take a Chance

Take a chance this week.  Life is fleeting by every time you resist the chance to do something about it to change the way you want it to be.  Stand up to your fears and get risky.  Your life begins when you take a chance. Life waits for no one and neither should you.  CastContinue reading “Take a Chance”

The Wall of Reason

When you want to change something ask yourself why do you want to change it?  You may have the best laid plans to change something significant in your life but it doesn’t matter unless you know why you are making the change.  It is important to recognize why you want to create the change inContinue reading “The Wall of Reason”

Sometimes Bad Things Happen to Good People Because Good People Need to Change

The need to change isn’t always apparent.  We get stuck in the routine of our lives so much that we don’t realize  that we need to change.  At times, we do realize we need to change but don’t know how to do it.  That’s when we are hit with something big; a huge negative thatContinue reading “Sometimes Bad Things Happen to Good People Because Good People Need to Change”

Riding the Waves in Style

When life throws you big waves make sure you surf to the top in style.  We all are challenged by the pressures in life and getting through those hard times can be more than we could think we could handle.  If we steady ourselves and think of how we could manage every dip, turn, and surpriseContinue reading “Riding the Waves in Style”