Do you ever feel like life is moving way too fast? It’s like everything is coming at you so fast that you cannot possibly stay on top of it. At first, it’s manageable. But then, slowly, you begin to feel life overcoming your sanity. You are being buried. Your best-laid plans have backfired on you. Continue reading “Slow Down”
When you die, what will be said about you? Will those who gather together to grieve your passing do so to honor the individual that you were or will they be there to close a door in life?
What about the workplace? Do the people who you work with speak of you well? Or, the moment that you are out of the room, does the gossip and rumors begin?
How about at home? Are you providing an example for your children to model their lives after? Or, will they grow up with an example of how not to live their lives before them? Continue reading “Revisiting Virtue”
Nobody likes Mondays. I think that is pretty much established across the board. After a weekend of rest, it seems like everything that can go wrong will go wrong on a Monday. The problems that a long Monday present are so cliche at this point that we actually have t-shirts now that chronicle their pain. Continue reading “Handling Hard Days”
When we moved to Virginia two years ago, we said that we would be house parenting for no more than two more years. Sydney was getting too old to live in a house full of hormonal teenage boys. My plan was to continue on at PHFS in a management position after I finished school. Continue reading “Coming Home … For Good”
A person should never stop learning. Our education should be a lifelong adventure. Sure, I get it. You finish up 12 years of lower education and push yourself through 4 to 8 years of college. You’re ready to quit learning. You feel like you have more information packed into your head than you might ever possibly be able to use. At this point, you are ready to just sit back and attempt to put what you have already learned to use. Continue reading “Learn Some New Skills”
Have you ever thought to yourself, “I wonder what the secret to success is?” Of course, you have. Everyone has at some point in time or another. Maybe those exact words weren’t in your brain but some variation of it definitely has come up. How can I get ahead? How can I make this thing work? How can I win at life? These questions are all variations of this question. Continue reading “The Strangest Secret”
All of your life, you have been told to work, work, work. The key to success is to work as many hours as you can and save every stinking penny. Hoard it all away so that you can retire well and live off of your savings. And….. this is not bad advice. But, it is not the only way to go about things. Continue reading “Why you should be working less”
Everybody has a decent idea of what they are going to do tomorrow. That’s not too far down the road for life circumstances to change. Tomorrow is less than 24 hours away at this point. You can sort of pinpoint what it’s going to look like. It’s currently snowing outside which means that tomorrow, at least for this guy, will most likely be spent sitting inside and wishing for warmer days. Continue reading “Creating your life goals”