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Tag Archives: life lessons
(Issue #584) Wisdom of the Ages
Do you think a twenty-something and a seventy-something,for instance, share life lessons, questions and advice? Last year, I did some reading about the oldest of old. What they lived, thought, and hoped for moving forward. It made me wonder about … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons, wisdom Tagged awareness, growth, life lessons, resilience, wisdom 2 Comments
(Issue #556) Gratitude. Pride. Lessons.
A quick strategy to acknowledge thanks, achievement, and growth. All of which help with resilience. An article I read suggested an alternative to a gratitude journal: a Power Journal. It inspired me to keep my own for 30 days. Here’s … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged accomplishments, goals, gratitude, growth, life lessons, pride, resilience 1 Comment
(Issue #499) The View from the Rainbow Bridge
As the dog looks back, she sees life as it was before she got to the bridge. Memories. Pet lovers embrace the concept of “The Rainbow Bridge” where person and pet will reunite in the next world. The story has … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, awareness, change management, Choice, creating your future, Discipline, feedback, growth, Life lessons Tagged goals, legacy, lessons learned, life lessons, pet therapy, resilience 5 Comments
(#369) About Kayaks And Perspective
If we focus on the possible negative, we get sucked into it. Lessons. Everywhere, lessons present themselves. And they remind us that we are always students. Lifelong learners. If we pay attention. My latest education has come over the past … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, awareness, coaching, emotional intelligence, empathy, Excuses, Failure, fear, focus, Grit, resilience Tagged coaching, discipline, failure, fear, focus, growth, kayaking, life lessons, ocean kayaks, perspective, resilience 3 Comments
(#350) Regrets? Choices And Lessons.
A culmination of all those choices. Some small. Some large. All help create the person you are becoming. Would you, if you could, go back in time and change the choices that you made? I know. A wide open question … Continue reading
Posted in creating your future, Failure, fortitude, Goals, Gratitude, Integrity, lessons reaffirmed, Life lessons, Life's purpose, resilience Tagged failure, fortitude, future, life lessons, resilience 1 Comment
(#347) Clues At The Tip Of My Nose
The little child had returned to remind and reassure me to believe in my abilities and myself. A few months ago, I sat on a balcony three stories above the Gulf of Mexico in Key Largo, Florida. The pre-sunrise morning … Continue reading
Posted in Anxiety, Appreciation, confidence, courage, curiosity, empathy, Gratitude, Grit, growth, Life lessons, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, resilience, respect, self-love Tagged Anxiety, child-like, children, confidence, grit, life lessons, reassurance, resilience 2 Comments
(#323) Who Sets Your Agenda?
Why let someone else interrupt my thought process and mindset with what they see as something I “need” to know “right now” from the “world out there”? Every cardio machine in our local gym has the ubiquitous television monitor attached … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, Life lessons, Mindfulness, mindset Tagged life lessons, mindfulness, news fast, take control 2 Comments
(#249) A Life Well-Lived
Yesterday, our Buddy arrived at the end of his nearly 15-year journey and crossed over the rainbow bridge. To say there is a hole in our hearts at the moment is a gross understatement. But, we have to remember that Buddy … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, Balance, Being REMARKABLE, Civility, collegiality, Friendship, generativity, Gratitude, Life lessons, Life's purpose, Purpose, Reflection, wisdom Tagged civility, collegiality, curiosity, generativity, gratitude, life lessons, love, man's best friend, napping, wisdom 5 Comments
(#240) A Blogger’s Retrospective: 2014 In Review
May your 2015 goals lead to your actions and your actions lead to your dreams. In May of 2010 I made the decision to begin my first blog. I had 3 goals: Experience a new (for me) aspect of social media … Continue reading
(#199) Retirement? Let’s Rename It
Whenever “retirement” comes for me, I know it will not be a work stoppage or a forgetting of the past but rather a grand anticipation and embrace of what the future holds. At the beginning of this calendar year, I … Continue reading
Posted in change, Choice, growth, happiness, Integrity, legacy, Making a Difference, resilience Tagged generativity, goals, life lessons, purpose, retirement 5 Comments