Accountability: Gratitude Challenge: Using the Virtues

Accountability. Today’s Virtue is Accountability. For any challenge or self-improvement one undertakes, it is best to be held accountable to stay on track. Yesterday’s first post for my Gratitude Challenge: Using the Virtues started with Acceptance. When we are held accountable, we achieve much more than we expected. It forces us to drum up ourContinue reading “Accountability: Gratitude Challenge: Using the Virtues”

New Year’s Reflections.

For many, a new year means resolutions: Lose weight, make more money, or something else that screams ‘needs improvement.’ Loads of self-help and goal-setting materials are abound to establish the feeling of inadequacy. I decided to be me this year. It might be a better version of me by the end of 2017, but nevertheless,Continue reading “New Year’s Reflections.”

No. You Don’t Have Time

No. You don’t have time.  (3 of 3) Not too long ago I was riding in the car with a friend who impatiently tried to nudge the car ahead of her when the traffic light had just changed and proclaimed, “Hey, the light’s not getting any greener. What are you waiting for?” Similarly, Incubus lyricsContinue reading “No. You Don’t Have Time”

Don’t Wait for Permission

(2 of 3) In Speaking of Change, we discussed fears and contemplated reasons we may make to stay stagnant in our lives rather than move forward. I hope that this note may help confront one of the many, but powerful reasons not to embrace our inner changes – feeling as if we need permission toContinue reading “Don’t Wait for Permission”

Speaking of Change

(1 of 3) Speaking of change. . . This post will come as three parts: Speaking of Change, Don’t Wait for Permission, and No. You Don’t Have Time. I’ve delayed in writing this particular posting as I have been deep in the midst of my own change. Typically, I like to throw myself into changesContinue reading “Speaking of Change”

“The unexamined…

“The unexamined life is not worth living” ~ Socrates Clearly, this quote has brought great reflection along with frustration. It’s been a motto of mine for years. I can state this sentiment in a modern way. Check yourself at the door. Before leaving the house in the morning, we all check how we look inContinue reading ““The unexamined…”