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Tag Archives: wellbeing
Simple acts of gratitude offered, received, and witnessed. Note to my readers: Today’s post marks the beginning of the 9th year of this weekly blog. Thank you for following, sharing, and commenting. I am grateful. Gratitude can manifest in any … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, Balance, Community, Gratitude, kindness, resilience, wellbeing Tagged appreciation, community, gratitude, kindness, resilience, thankfulness, wellbeing 1 Comment
(#410) Your Backstory
Who are two people who have had the biggest impact on your life? Bernadette Jiwa’s new release, Story Driven: You Don’t Need to Compete When You Know Who You Are, “invites you to begin retracing your steps on you journey … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, Appreciation, authenticity, Being REMARKABLE, Choice, creating your future, Failure, Friendship, Goals, resilience Tagged authenticity, goals, growth, resilience, wellbeing 1 Comment
(#409) More with Less or Less with More?
If the “more-with-less crisis” is followed by another “more-with-less crisis” and yet another, simple arithmetic indicates with each “more” there is a lot “less.” And then that becomes the norm. Toward the end of my high school teaching career the … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, boundaries and limits, Critical Thinking, curiosity, leadership, Personal Wellbeing, resilience, Success, vulnerability, wisdom Tagged accountability, boundaries and limits, reflection, resilience, transformational leadership, wellbeing 1 Comment
(#342) Let’s Review
This week spend some time looking in your rear view mirror. In a few weeks, the calendar turns to 2017. For some, it will be “good riddance” to 2016. Others will have fond memories and gratitude of the past twelve months. … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, core values, Discipline, Dreams, Goals, Grit, Life lessons, resilience Tagged action, awareness, balance, discipline, dreams, focus, goals, grit, motivation, new year's resolutions, procrastination, resilience, values, wellbeing 1 Comment
(#341) Drop And Leave
I have witnessed people play a disappointing game of “drop and leave” with their goals and dreams. Have you ever looked at your desk and wondered, “How in the world did it get in this condition?” What with books, papers, … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, assumptions, awareness, Balance, Being REMARKABLE, core values, decision making, Discipline, Excuses, Failure, fortitude, Goals, Grit, Life lessons, Procrastination, reslience Tagged balance, discipline, dreams, fortitude, goals, now, procratination, resilience, wellbeing Leave a comment
(#247) Applications and Reflections
Just consider the hourly wage of each person tied up in a workshop. Is the R.O.I. worth the lost wages and service? I have written elsewhere on this blog about the benefits of meaningful professional growth opportunities and collegiality. Today, … Continue reading
Posted in faculty development, life success, Making a Difference, Mindfulness, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, professional development, Reflective practice, resilience, self-efficacy Tagged change, faculty development, growth, mindfulness, personal growth, professional development, reflective practice, training, wellbeing Leave a comment
(#195) Nurturing an Internal Locus of Control
A person’s interpretation of an event can have a powerful impact on future motivation. One of the most powerful strategies for success focuses on the concept of locus of control. Where is the focus of power in your life? Do … Continue reading
Posted in creating your future, Discipline, Excuses, Goals, Personal Wellbeing, Success Tagged excuses, locus of control, motivation, power, wellbeing 10 Comments
(#184) Gratitude: Appreciating Wonder
Life is one choice after another. Why not choose gratitude? The rewards are wonderful. Before class this past Wednesday (day before Thanksgiving) I took out a piece of paper and wrote “Thankful for…” across the top. In a short time, … Continue reading
Posted in Gratitude, happiness, Mindfulness, Personal Wellbeing, Reflection, resilience Tagged gratitude, mindfulness, reflection, resilience, wellbeing 3 Comments
(#183) Now Is My Time
NOW is truly all we are sure of at anytime. What are we doing with the NOW we are experiencing? This week I received my blog inspiration from a Deepak Chopra meditation session. His centering thought came in a few … Continue reading
Posted in Gratitude, Mindfulness, Personal Wellbeing Tagged focus, gratitude, meditation, mindfulness, now, present, wellbeing 8 Comments