I was at the mall with my residents this weekend and made an observation that is not necessarily a new one. Malls today are not nearly as big as they used to be. I’ve noticed this over time but had not really put much thought to it until recently. In the past, I assumed that … More Be Careful Who You Do Business With
Sometimes you have to walk away from everything and simply take a break. It’s good for you.
I think everyone goes through a stretch or two in life when they question what purpose they have in life. We find ourselves up against a wall that we cannot seem to overcome. We are put into circumstances that are not ideal or what we have planned for ourselves. Our successes are not nearly as … More Why Are We Here?
Everyone has their own idea of what it looks like to be successful. We’ve spent a significant amount of time on here discussing it as well. However, I feel like it is a topic that really cannot get enough coverage. Because everyone defines it differently but also has a tendency to base their definition on … More A Successful Life Defined
Craig Jarrow, over at Time Management Ninja, reminds us that our actions will always speak louder than our words. It is not enough to simply talk about all the things that you want to do in life. Without actions, these are nothing more than disregarded plans. In order for your dreams to become reality, you … More Actions Speak Louder Than Words
It’s amazing what we will spend on convenience. A perfect example is the amount of money that we will spend on eating out or on a cup of coffee. It’s easy. I get it. You are on the go and in a hurry. However, later in the week, we complain about how we cannot afford … More What You Can Eat For The Price of Coffee
Do you ever have a good idea? You know, something that formed in the back of your brain and wouldn’t lay still. It worked and grew until it sat in the forefront of your mind and demanded your attention. This idea was not just for you. It was meant to benefit others as well. You … More Build a Road To Get You Where You Are Going
This post was originally written by Kyle Boureston over at Mantelligence. As soon as I read this, I immediately identified a handful of things that I could be doing better for my wife and I thought, “Hey if I can benefit from this, I bet my Strange Lifer’s can as well.” Even if you are … More 7 Things Your Wife / Girlfriend Wishes You Knew
I feel really down today. Like, I didn’t even want to get out of bed and go to church this morning. I don’t know if it’s the weather (currently rainy), or me…. or maybe both. Whatever the case, I am really struggling to be present today. Some things, in life, haven’t been lining up exactly … More Our Emotions Will Fail Us
I have lost track of the number of times that I have heard someone say, “they just don’t know me.” The message behind that statement: Someone has made an assumption about the type of person that you are. You don’t agree with their statement. They have either misread you or created an assumption based upon … More What’s Your Story?