Self Motivation

Dreams to Reality? Just Listen.

Dreams to Reality? Just Listen.

Let your conscience be your guide…. a sound piece of advice immortalized by Walt Disney’s Jiminy Cricket, used in mentoring his good friend, Pinocchio. What a clever way of teaching children right from wrong. The man was brilliant on so many levels. Conscience according to Webster: The part of your mind that makes you aware […]

What I've Learned From Having Malignant Melanoma... Twice.

What I’ve Learned From Having Malignant Melanoma… Twice.

  I finally went to the dermatologist to have a skin tag removed from my leg, something I’d been putting off for several years. While I was there, I went ahead and had a full body mole check as well… a standard procedure which looks for early signs of skin cancer. In doing so, the […]

What If You Could Write a Letter To Your Younger Self?

What If You Could Write a Letter To Your Younger Self?

This is a letter written by me, to my younger self, in the event we discover the technology to go back in time. You never know. Dear Billy, Do not, under any circumstances, read this letter until you’re at least 16 years of age. As I am composing this letter, I am 61 years old, […]

It Feels Good To Be Happy.

It Feels Good To Be Happy.

Which statement rings truer for you? 1) Feeling good makes me happy. 2) Being happy makes me feel good. At first glance, I felt the two were reciprocal, but after thinking it through, I discovered a missing link. When I’m feeling good, happiness abounds… joy arises in everything I see and do. Many everyday problems […]

Wouldn't You Just Love… To Get Lost In The Moment?

Wouldn’t You Just Love… To Get Lost In The Moment?

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 • […]

You Want to Be Happy? You Better Believe It!

You Want to Be Happy? You Better Believe It!

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 […]

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