How does it feel for you to say to yourself, “I am amazing.” Does it sound egotistical or inappropriate? It’s not that you’re more valuable than anyone else, but there really isn’t another one of you on the planet. I believe there are a unique gifting and purpose that is yours alone to live [...]
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There’s something comforting about looking at a map and seeing the little symbol that says, “you are here.” You may be surprised at where you find yourself on the map, but you're not likely to argue with it since it just is what it is. When it comes to living life, however, how often [...]
I have something of a passion for raging campfires; the kind that can singe your eyebrows if you get too close. The bigger the better. One thing is true about every one of those fires I’ve made: when the wood is burned up, the ashes will not reignite. Seems like an obvious statement, but I’ve [...]
"When life gives you lemons, make lemonade," is the cliche advice about how to handle life's difficulties. That's why I was curious the other day when a talk show host, who's husband has been implicated in an affair, brought a glass of lemonade on set as a tribute to her situation. Turns out it's [...]
If you haven't heard the term, “upcycling,” it's where items that are used up or no longer needed are repurposed and used for something else. For example, I have on my Christmas wish list (for anyone who wants to get it for me) a used exhaust pipe from a Formula One car that has [...]
Many years ago, I took a course in geology during my undergraduate. At the end of the semester, the class took a three-day road trip to look at geological formations in person. There was so much to see in the landscape that I would never have noticed or understood without someone pointing it out [...]
Couples, especially those in the midst of the lovey-dovey phase, tend to believe that marriage is an endless parade of happy days. But anyone who has been married long enough knows that staying committed takes and investment of time and effort to reap the benefits. In fact, there are days when you may not [...]
These days, the 40-hour work week seems more and more like something from the distant past. Today, the average American puts in 47 hours of work each week, and many industries require their employees to work 12-hour days, including weekends. While many people prefer a work-life balance, some people are an exception. Workaholic employees, [...]
When you hear the word “depression,” what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For many, the word conjures images of people holed up in their room, so distraught that they can barely function in their day-to-day life. While depression can certainly look like this, did you know that many people are clinically depressed [...]
You graduated as valedictorian of your class. You’ve aced every job interview, and now, you’re at a cushy job with great benefits. Even better, you deliver solid work, and your boss seems to be especially happy with your performance. Life should be fine and dandy, right? Only it’s not. Whether you’re finishing a report [...]