“Choose not to be harmed and you won’t feel harmed. Don’t feel harmed and you haven’t been.” - Marcus Aurelius I know, I know that's easier said than done. But see, there have been men and women doing it for thousands of years. They are known as stoics. Marcus Aurelius was one of them. I never…Read more “Choose not to be harmed and you won’t feel harmed. Don’t feel harmed and you haven’t been.” – Marcus Aurelius
Where do personal rights begin and end? I won't pretend that I have any answers. It just seems like personal rights are at the heart of most of the violence and tension that we are experiencing in this country these days. Who has the right to say what, when and where? How should the…Read more Life is too damn short
The past catches up with you no matter how far you run. That could be a bad thing but it could also be a good thing. It depends on how much you fight it I guess. I've done my very best to distance myself from everyone and everything from my past. There are people I…Read more The Past Catches Up With You…
I saw a video the other day of a woman who bought not 1, not 2, but 3 mystery boxes off of eBay. I'm sure it was for the purpose of adding content to her website, or social media or whatever, but she spent $165 total for all three boxes without having a clue about…Read more What’s a good mystery worth to you?
I've been a little more focused on falling - or not falling - lately. I guess you can't blame me since what happened to me last week. I'm glad I was able to continue that day. It made it easier yesterday when we took the same trail. I'm usually talking a mile a minute on…Read more Obstacles to a Better Life
I fell the other day. Hard. I'm not talking about stumbling, tripping, or becoming off-balance and being able to recover at the last-minute. I'm talking about taking a wrong step, rolling my ankle, and landing on my hands and knees. I'm talking about knocking the wind out of me. My first inclination was to just…Read more What I’ve learned from falling…
I want all of my type A, over-achieving, control freaks out there to raise their hands. Come on, even those of you who like to think there's nothing wrong with being completely stressed out and angry 24/7. Or that you need to be doing something every waking minute in order to feel like you're worth…Read more Separating Your Who from Your Do