Acceptance of Life Situations

So often we spend our lives searching for something else, something better, than where we are at. We work our whole lives to get to that dream in the distant future. And then, before we know it, here it is. Life has time-warped ahead, and here we are right dab in the middle of making …

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Integrity: Communicating With Honesty

Last month I named the title of this blog post without fully knowing the guts of it. I usually have a good idea of what the post will be about and keep it close in thought. However, a lot has happened in the last month to affect my thinking on the topic. A more appropriate …

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Integrity & The Little White Lie

Do you know what happens when we tell a little white lie? That is, besides the rise in blood pressure and the "looking over your shoulder" part? Is telling a little white lie as harmless as it seems? And are little white lies okay some of the time or not at all? Or does it …

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Welcome to 2021

And just like that we are into the new year. Do we feel any different? Are we planning new goals? Have we made a list of new year's resolutions? Or perhaps, we are trying something different this year. Instead of new year's resolutions, I am trying a new way of tackling to-dos. I just learned …

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Self-Development Key to Happiness

There are books and courses and podcasts that tell us that the key to happiness is something. In my life, I have found that self-development is the key to happiness—when it comes to job satisfaction, marital happiness and overall contentment. Sure, I believe having a nice education or home or career can make you happy, …

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Sleep-deprived Holidays

When you think of December, do you think of sleep-deprived holidays? Or do you think of all the festive Christmas lights and beautiful Christmas carols? Do you look forward to wrapping gifts and the baking you will do? Do you mentally tick off who it is that you will send Christmas cards to - or …

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Connections Are Important

What do you think of when you hear the word connection? Do think of things that are similarly linked or the links between mechanical or electrical components? Or do you think of work associates and family? How about communication? Like me, do you think about how we communicate with our coworkers or our loved ones, …

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