Author Archives: stevepiscitelli

About stevepiscitelli

Facilitator-Author-Teacher

(Issue #522) Reflecting. Learning. Appreciating.


And just like that, 2010 flew by. And so did 2011, 2012…2019…. On May 31, 2010, I ventured into the blogosphere. At that time, I had three goals: Experience a new(for me) aspect of social media (remember, it was 2010) Develop and flesh … Continue reading

Posted in Appreciation, Life lessons | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

(Issue #521) Sunrise, Clouds, and the News


Some people and groups focus on the darkness and what might happen. Others ignore warning signs and look only at what they consider to be brightness. First, the sunrise. I have found the best time to view sunrise on the … Continue reading

Posted in Life lessons | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

(Issue #520) What Will Change?


Yes, a lot has changed. How, though, have you used that change to exact needed change in your life for good? How has the time helped your resilience? Even though a lot has changed in the last two months, what … Continue reading

Posted in Life lessons | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

(Issue #519) Lessons From A Dragon And His Friend


Can we look to a time when we will be able to wipe away the tears, emerge from the cave, and once again play along the cherry lane? Working out to an “Oldies” playlist, I heard the dulcet voices of … Continue reading

Posted in Life lessons | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

(Issue #518) Ever Consider a Low-Bad Diet?


“Just about every measure of human well-being has improved except for one: hope. The healthier we become, the gloomier our worldview.” —John Tierney and Roy F. Baumeister—  Pause on the above quote for a moment. Let it sink it. What … Continue reading

Posted in Life lessons | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

(Issue #517) Rule of 30


Tomorrow we find out if we are better than we were. Today we create our tomorrow. So, what have you been doing during the “Safer at Home” stage of life (or whatever your locality may call it) you now find … Continue reading

Posted in Life lessons | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

(Issue #516) Perspective  


“We have the ability to either give into our misery and pain and die. Or absorb the physical pain and keep our mentality, our soul….” —Aaron Elser Comparatory suffering comes fraught with problems. It can be a cliched way to … Continue reading

Posted in Life lessons | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

(Issue #515) Marbles


That got me thinking about a mindset for saving money. Are we encouraged by punishment or reward? Is losing your marbles beneficial or detrimental to your forward progress? In this case, I use marbles literally, not figuratively. The authors of … Continue reading

Posted in Discipline, financial literacy, Grit, habits | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

(Issue #514) Which Road?


 If you get sidetracked, what tools have you developed to help you move toward your happiness? While participating in a guided mediation, I heard the words, “There is a highway to upset and a dirt road to happiness.” (Attributed to … Continue reading

Posted in assumptions, awareness, Choice | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

(Issue #513) Nosie: The Ear Of The Beholder


How do you tune out the noise and allow in the useful and timely? Time to resurrect a post from three years ago this month. The topic: noise. And what we can do about it. It’s all around us and … Continue reading

Posted in accountability, awareness, Choice, collective monolgues, Communication, Connection-Disconnection, Grit, happiness, leadership, Life lessons | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments