The way to enact changes in our world is to strive to change our little part of it. We may not be able to simply change the world in which we live, but we can certainly improve things within our sphere of influence. We do this by actively engaging the people around us and determine how our life experiences might contribute to the type of change we are striving to achieve. For example, to change the way our children are taught in school, we must do more than just complain about it to our neighbors. One way to do this…
A Guide for the Average Golfer
I’m about 5” from being an outstanding golfer. That’s the distance my left ear is from my right ear.
I did not coin the phrase The Ugly Par. The Ugly Par was born on a local golf course in Carmel, IN. The author shall remain nameless, but you know who you are.
The inspiration for wanting to write this began on a bright sunny day participating in what has become my favorite pastime, a round of golf. I am not a great golfer or even a good golfer. I am an ever…
Wait, don’t answer that.
Before you answer this question, I want to explore with you what it means to be happy. True happiness lies in first how we define it for ourselves. To be truly happy, we need to first explore what true happiness means to us as an individual. No one can define your happiness except you.
According to Vocabulary.com, Happiness is defined as “…that feeling that comes over you when you know life is good and you can’t help but smile. It’s the opposite of sadness. Happiness is a sense of well-being, joy, or contentment.” There…
Our habits determine who we are
I picked up an excellent book recently titled, Daily Rituals, How Artists Work, by Mason Currey. Essentially, Mr. Currey collected the daily rituals of artists and how they create their art through a series of daily ritualistic behaviors. I found it fascinating to learn how these artistic geniuses worked on their craft. The author investigated nearly every creative endeavor. This forced me to explore whether there existed a formula to develop a ritualistic approach to my endeavors both from a business as well as a personal perspective. …
Power of Positivity
Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude,
See You at the Top
Have you ever taken the time to step back and consider your approach to the multiple trials and issues you face on a daily basis? If you could step back from yourself and observe your actions as they relate to a situation or problem you’re facing, you might be amazed at how clearly the best solution comes to you. To use a golf analogy; the best way to improve your swing is to watch it on video. While this exercise could…
Knowledge is power. Or, is it?
Unlike many articles you may find on Medium, this article provides more questions than answers. The answers you will derive from these questions will in large part, depend on you area nd where you are on your life journey.
What would you do today if you knew what was going to happen tomorrow, the next month, year? Would it shape your thinking, your behavior? Tomorrow is the unknown. The things about which we have no knowledge. But, if that knowledge were given to us, what would we do with it. …
An aspiring author getting a late start. I’ve walked around for years with stories dancing in my head. Time to get them down on paper.