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Tag Archives: self-efficacy
(Issue #553) A Blogger’s Retrospective for 2020
May you create, share, and savor powerful moments in the coming year and beyond. Video recommendation for the week: A short gratitude note from me to all of you who have read, shared, and commented on my blog posts. I … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, Gratitude, growth, Life lessons Tagged appreciation, assumptions, awareness, civility, communication, community, goals, gratitude, growth, leadership, mindfulness, motivation, reflection, resilience, self-efficacy Leave a comment
(Issue #536) Inspirational Hatchling
It did not let a force bigger than itself keep it from its goal. It did not quit. A lesson taught. A lesson learned. ~Roxie~ In 2019, Roxie (my canine companion) and I came across a lone sea turtle hatchling … Continue reading
Posted in Goals, growth, Life lessons, resilience Tagged discipline, goals, motivation, passion, priorities, purpose, resilience, self-efficacy 3 Comments
(Issue #535) Conveying Your Story
In their story lies their strength for a better future. The same for you. [For those who follow my blog, you know I end each blog post with a video recommendation. Don’t miss this week’s video. I reached into the … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged action, appreciation, awareness, communication, resilience, self-efficacy, vulnerability 2 Comments
(Issue #532) For What It’s Worth
Nobody’s right if everybody’s wrong. -Stephen Stills- What consequences evolve when lines drawn in the sand become immovable walls? We could say the walls reflect the non-negotiable values that people stand up for and believe. A moral code. Opposing walls … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged assumptions, collaboration, critical thinking, growth, leadership, passion, priorities, resilience, self-efficacy, vulnerability 3 Comments
(Issue #529) Time to Revisit Our Big BUTs
Recognize which BUT is taking control. Then kiss your BUT goodbye! I have written on this blog before about excuses and how they can derail our plans and dreams. (See here, here, and here for instance.) For this week’s blog, … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged accountability, action, assumptions, choices, collaboration, failure, leadership, reflective practice, self-efficacy 1 Comment
(Issue #528) Writer’s Block? Probably Not.
There have been days when I felt like I could not even write out a grocery shopping list. Inspired this week by Anne Lamott. One a quote. And one a book chapter. First the chapter from her work Bird by … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged accountability, awareness, discipline, dreams, life success, resilience, self-efficacy, vulnerability 4 Comments
(Issue #527) Criticism and Your Counterfactual
“I am aware that I am less than some people prefer me to be, but most people are unaware that I am so much more than what they see.” ― Douglas Pagels, author— An American journalist observed that “a critic is … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged action, appreciation, assumptions, counterfactual, critical thinking, resilience, self-efficacy 1 Comment
(Issue #526) Grateful For …
I had to stop this week and remind myself…. Do a Google search for “how the pandemic has change our lives” and you will come up with more than 143 million hits. It’s become cliché to speak about the “new … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged appreciation, awareness, collaboration, dreams, gratitude, mindfulness, relationships, resilience, respect, self-efficacy, teamwork 4 Comments
(Issue #524) HTRB: Resetting the Reset
While hitting the reset button has merit, we may need to reset our view of what reset means. Will the reset, in this case, mean a complete redesign of societal institutions? Video Recommendation for the Week Bob Dylan’s prescient words (recorded in 1963; released … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged growth, integrity, leadership, priorities, resilience, respect, self-efficacy, vulnerability 3 Comments