12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 11 and 12) (2 Minute Read)

It's the day after Christmas; the hype surrounding presents, food, and eggnog is finished.  I pray that you don't have the Christmas hangover.  I would define the Christmas hangover as an overwhelming feeling of emptiness and despair, knowing the next Christmas is now 364 days away.  What I do wish for you is that you [...]

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12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 9) (1 Minute Read)

Only 2 more days until Christmas!  I am filled with holiday cheer, excitement, and joy!  The holiday cheer and excitement is not as prevalent as it typically has been.  I believe there are many contributing factors.  First off, I believe I'm still acclimating to the weather being 50 and 60 degrees during the Christmas Season. [...]

12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 7)

As my 12 days of selfless journey continues selfless opportunities continue to present themselves.  In my post yesterday I discussed the importance of preparing for these opportunities.   12 Days of Christmas (Day 6). If you didn't have an opportunity to read, I have included the link above. Yesterday, on the way to work,  I had [...]

Friday Morning Reflection: Are You Just Happy the Week’s Over?

It's Friday! For some folks this marks the end of the work week.  You only have to get through one more day!  This is the mental approach that A LOT of the workforce chooses to embrace.  Choosing this perspective makes most of us not very productive, especially after lunch.  I would challenge you to change [...]

3 Small Steps to Change Our World

If you pay any attention to the headlines in the United States they are full of acts of hatred, violence, and ignorance. Let's take a few of the most recent headline stories; Mass murderer kills 50 in a shooting spree at LGBT nightclub, Stanford swimmer rapes unconscious girl, and Christina Grimmie is gunned down outside [...]

Adding Value

I don’t know how you woke up this morning. Maybe you were abruptly awakened by a screaming kid, a fire alarm, a blaring alarm clock, the vibrations of your Fitbit or other wearable, a gentle kiss from your partner, an easy shake, the sunlight beaming into your bedroom, or just your circadian rhythm. At some point [...]