One thing I love about summer is our family vacation. For me… it doesn’t get any better than this. I’m not sure how many summers we’ll continue this tradition, but for now, our six kids, their families, as well as a boyfriend or two, fill up a large Florida vacation home for a week of […]
Consider the following: • Children at play • A teenager… or the young at heart, jamming at a rock concert • A fan at a sporting event • A couple holding hands, walking down the beach, enjoying a full moon • Mother Teresa helping the poor and destitute • An athlete running a marathon • […]
I spend a good amount of time pondering human nature and how we think… what motivates us… what makes us tick? One thing is for sure… we all share a common desire to be happy. Although most of us have a pretty good idea of what turns us on, very few have really figured out […]
I lost my dad to cancer when I was a young boy. Consequently, during those early years, I wasted much of my time brooding and feeling sorry for myself… as if that were going to make life easier. What a joke. On the contrary… it just made everything worse. For the next five years or […]
Can you tell me, in one sentence, precisely why you want to quit smoking? Let’s chisel it down even further; can you tell me your #1 reason why you want to quit smoking? Take some time to think about this. As a matter of fact, think about it as if your life depends on it… […]
Until you draw a line in the sand and decide to stop smoking, there’s no earthly way it’s going to happen. This need for commitment is essential not only to stop smoking, but to follow through with any new endeavor or goal. Take swimming for instance. You’ll never learn to swim until you can’t touch […]
Here’s my last word on the subject. For the past 25 years I have practiced what I preach, and I honestly feel 20 years younger in every aspect of my life. I’m in better shape now, by far, than I have ever been. I wake up each morning motivated, full of energy, ready to take on the day. At the end of my work day I go to the gym, and I think nothing of it, because it’s just another part of my daily routine. Regardless of how I feel when I walk in…one hour later, I leave energetic and mellow…which by the way, is a wonderful combination…and boy does it pay off dividends all evening long.
As a matter of fact, I believe our minds are indeed…a thought magnet. Therefore, if this is true…it stands to reason that by simply relaxing and emptying our mental clutter, something new, fresh, and completely unexpected has an opportunity to appear.