What I value makes me who I am. Spirituality, family, health, giving… They give me purpose. They fuel my inner guidance and outer confidence.
The values within you at the very core of who you are. They are the building blocks; the foundations and cornerstones for you. Things like respect, progress, family, fun, nature, achievement, or freedom.
When you find yourself feeling angry, frustrated, demotivated, or deflated around situations or people it may because one or more of your values is bein…
Confidence is a muscle, and like any muscle, you need to exercise it so that it doesn’t atrophy. The problem is that unlike your biceps or glutes, which tend to stay in the same place, your confidence muscle can be harder to find.
How do you develop your biceps or firm up your glutes?
By doing exercises that are designed to work that muscle over a period of time until you see the results you were looking for.
It’s just the same with confidence.
Let’s say that you’re the kind of person that d…
People spend copious amounts of time analyzing and looking for signs that they’re doing the right thing and that they are on the right path.
Sometimes we get our answer from hearing that we’re doing well at work. It could be encouragement from a friend or loved one. Sometimes we get that feedback by seeing our material wealth or possessions grow.
Rather than looking on the outside for those signs, how about going within for awareness of what you’re telling yourself?
How about trusting yoursel…
A few summers ago I went to Sedona, AZ where I spent a week relaxing, re-energizing and revisiting the key values in my life. In this magical place are rock formations to climb and commune with nature and spirit. I decided to take a hike up one of the formations called Bell Rock.
The climb was a pleasant and beautiful experience.
On the way down I was in a hurry to get back to my car when I would meet up with my friend who I had come with. I was going too fast for the terrain that I nearly fel…
Just wondering. What do you do to make someone’s day?
I make a point of reaching out to people to let them know I’m thinking of them. I may not have an hour to chat on the phone when people pop in my head, but I have time for a text or an inbox message to let them know they matter.
Take my word for it. Treating others this way is really fun. You feel just as good as they do. When you make someone’s day, it bounces back to you. It's a great feeling to witness their joy and surprise. Especially …