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          Does it really? Why does time take to the sky some days, and others days it seems to crawl at a snail’s pace? The days are long, but the years fly by, is what an elderly woman said to me one day.  Why does it seem to some days, and others not? We all get 24 hours, 1,440 minutes, 86,400 seconds in each day. All get deposited in to our daily bank account each time we wake up. It’s not guaranteed though, but it’s there.  It’s there for us to use it how we see...

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          A cart pulling a horse just doesn’t work.  Success before discipline doesn’t work either, at least in the long run.  We live in a “shortcut culture” of cart-pushing-horses. Now, I’m not calling anyone a horse.  But many of us, instead of taking the road less traveled, we look for the path of least resistance.  We take the shortcut rather than the long road, which many times leaves us with a short term gain, but a long term loss.  We all want success in something. Some of us, a lot, and some of us very little....

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          Imagine a timeline of your life. On the far left, the very first point represents your birth, the very moment you came in to this world.  The far right is an open-ended continuum which represents your future.  The middle, the most central point, is the present day, exactly where you are.   All too often our focus and attention, feelings and emotions, swing like a pendulum from left to right, from the past to the future, swinging right by the present moment, the Now.            The pendulum was initially used for timekeeping,...

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Ac·tion akSH(ə)n noun:) the fact or process of doing something, typically to achieve an aim. a thing done; an act.  "Life doesn’t get better by chance, it gets better by change.  In order for your life to change, you have to change. For things to get better, you have to get better.” -Jim Rohn (1930-2009)         Our future doesn’t rest upon hope, it’s designed by doing, by courage, by action.  Life has a subtle way of turning on the autopilot switch. We are caught quite often in the snare of apathy, becoming indifferent to the passions and dreams...

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Mindset mīn(d)set noun:) the established set of attitudes held by someone           Each day we wake up longing for a better life, for something more.  Our thoughts, ideas, problems, solutions, dreams and desires whirling around in our mind from the time we rise for the day, to the time we lay our heads to rest at night.  Our attention shifting from one focus to the next, repeating this cycle (these attentional blinks) until we return again to our resting state, with our heads gently resting on our pillows, left to our thoughts again.  Rendering one more self-analysis...

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