"Your past is not your future; you have the power to make new decisions for your life starting today."
- Deb Sofield

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It’s About Time

As I am winding down my weekly blog and podcast, I am keenly aware that there is still so much I want to say, preach or cajole. I am, however, balancing that with the belief that there comes a time when it is wise to say, “Thank you for being a part of my journey;… Read more »

Do Not Rush

Without a doubt, I think most of us feel we are on limited time, so in order to fill every minute of every day, live life to the fullest and then to overflowing, we rush. We rush from the moment our feet hit the floor in the morning to when we crash into bed at… Read more »

Sometimes You Have to Be Your Own Hero

As I am winding down these weekly newsletters and podcasts, I have been looking through the past five years of files of the online version of my writing and reviewing all the themes that I have written about. As I scrolled through week after week of posts, one thing that struck me is the fact… Read more »

Harness Your Power

Recently, I was reading a review about Laird Hamilton’s life that will be seen in an upcoming documentary called “Take Every Wave.” Laird is a legendary big wave surfing star who, according to the write-up, is as polarizing as he is acclaimed. I know a bit of who he is from magazine articles and his… Read more »

It’s not what happens to you

It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters. Epictetus There is no easy way to say it and no need to sugar coat the truth that for many could be life-changing, so I’ll hit you straight up and remind you that “It’s not what happens to you, but how… Read more »

Don’t Complain About Things You Are Not Willing to Change

I have just about reached my limit with people who complain about things they are not willing to change. You hear it all the time from some in your group. They are the ones who whisper loudly that someone else didn’t do their job or someone else didn’t tell them some tiny bit of useless… Read more »

The only person you are destined to become

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. Ralph Waldo Emerson Decisions, decisions, decisions. They are such a big part of our everyday life, and no matter how many times you and I decide to go with the flow and let life “work out,” in the end we… Read more »

The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion. - Paulo Coelho