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Choose your gemstones

Choose your gemstones

Feeling frustrated by your lack of progress? If so, you are on the right track. BIG things are about to happen. Frustration is a sense of discouragement, anger, and annoyance because of unresolved problems or unfulfilled goals, desires, or needs. I don’t like feeling...
Why do you do what you do?

Why do you do what you do?

Why do we do what we do? “Good” behavior or “bad”, if progress is a high priority, it’s an essential question. Are you doing what you need to do to make progress? If not, you aren’t alone. I think we have all had a time in our lives when we lacked confidence in our...
Secret to win the game of life

Secret to win the game of life

“Just look on the brite side”. I was recently watching a self-proclaimed “optimist” teach about all the benefits of optimism. His second most jarring statement was something like, “You must be an optimist to succeed.” I will “circle back” to number one....
Routines are overrated

Routines are overrated

What would I be without my routine…… Some days I arrive at my office and can’t really remember much about the trip. My “autopilot” is something I appreciate. My drive allows me time each day to think through a problem and/or a solution to a problem. As a...
Suboptimal Coping Strategies…

Suboptimal Coping Strategies…

Control is an alluring coping strategy in challenging times. I credit most of my upper body strength to Chico. My workout includes rows, bicep curls, arm rotation, trunk rotation and occasional back extension.  I do this workout about 3-4 times a day. It is brutal....
Here for a season….

Here for a season….

Fear and faith can’t co-exist. Why are we not where we want to be? Why are you not where you want to be? Have you ever set out to accomplish a goal and gave up long before the finish line? Or maybe you accomplished a goal, only to return to your baseline. If so, you...