Tag Archives: Empowerment

It Can Be Good When Things Get In Your Way


I dislike it when stuff gets in the way of achieving my goals. Frustration. Irritation. Exasperation. Vexation. All of the “ations”. At times, outright anger and — perhaps a bit of rage? You know what I mean?. An impediment just occurred. Something … Continue reading

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7 Things That Will Prevent Most of Us From Becoming Better People


“I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, ‘Where’s the self-help section?’ She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.” ― Steven Wright I haven’t met many people that do not want to improve something about themselves. Perhaps it’s their appearance. … Continue reading

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How To Verify What’s Real In A World Of Fake News And Other Sh*t


Ronald Reagan became enamored with a Russian proverb: Doveryai, no proveryai. This literally means, Trust but Verify. He used it so much during his dealings with the Russians that Mikhail Gorbachev became annoyed by it. I think the phrase in … Continue reading

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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 4th Mistake — Majoring in Minor Things


The allure of the minor things in life can be difficult to resist. The trivial, the mundane, the distractions, the shiny object, the squirrel flitting from branch to branch. They are almost like a drug, reaching out to you, interrupting, … Continue reading

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Why You MUST Get Rid of Digital Crap


Most of the stuff I see in this Digital world that I am connected to is…wait for it…CRAP. What I receive in my in-box, in my Twitter feed, on Facebook, in my blog feeds, is crap. I’m sorry if I … Continue reading

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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 1st Mistake — Pride and Arrogance


“The Proud will be humbled. Let not the wise boast of their wisdom or the strong boast of their strength or the rich boast of their riches.” ~ Jeremiah 9:23 That is what scripture says. How old is this scripture? Let’s … Continue reading

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Why Having an Identity Crisis Can Be a Blessing


I’m in the midst of an identity crisis. I am 65 years old. This should not be happening. Right? But it is. I am having difficulty, actually an outright challenge, coming to terms with who I am and more importantly, … Continue reading

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