20 October 2018
When it’s time to begin, it’s worth taking a moment to gaze down the road a little and make sure the route in front of you is the one you really want to take.
15 October 2018
Our tendency to either overemphasize or deemphasize the future affects the decisions we make today.
07 October 2018
Sometimes the expenditures of the past have an inordinate influence on what we decide to do in the present.
29 September 2018
Is quitting really that bad? It all depends on how you define it.
22 September 2018
When it’s time to pick up something to read, where do you start?
15 September 2018
When it comes to habit formation, consistency is what it’s all about.
07 September 2018
Some things seem smaller when you grow up. And other things you never seem to outgrow.
31 August 2018
It’s hard to overestimate the value of having some good memory stored away.
23 August 2018
In hanging shelves, the anchors we use matter. The same principle applies to our lives as well.
16 August 2018
“In the hopes of reaching the moon, men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.” –Albert Schweitzer
10 August 2018
Choosing to hurry comes at a price—a price that is rarely worth what it costs.
03 August 2018
Instead of being afraid to miss out, what if we gladly accepted this reality?
27 July 2018
The words we use are powerful. And sometimes it just takes one to have a big impact.
20 July 2018
With every day that goes by, we trade possibilities for realities, turning what-could-be into what-has-been.
13 July 2018
Using a book to acquire new facts—reading for information—is different than using the book to grow in our understanding of ourselves and the world.
05 July 2018
Sometimes all that’s needed in a ‘boring’ situation is a little curiosity and imagination.
27 June 2018
Being careful can save you a lot of grief. But when wrongly focused it can also be a problem.
21 June 2018
What if Seneca was right, and a delight in ever bustling about was not a sign of industriousness, but of an unhealthy restlessness below the surface?
15 June 2018
A premortem up front beats doing a painful postmortem later
10 June 2018
Although economic implications have their place, life is far more than dollars and cents.
05 June 2018
We may start with good motivations. But, even in the midst of a noble cause, they can be all too easy to lose.
31 May 2018
In horticulture, pruning is an essential art. In life, it is no less important.
24 May 2018
Saying we have some time to ‘kill,’ makes it sound like time isn’t that valuable – like it’s expendable. And we all know …
19 May 2018
What if what we think we want actually isn’t what’s best for us in the long run?
14 May 2018
The best way to deal with problems is to get at the roots.