WE are not alone!

In the midst of bad days and hard times, it’s easy to look around and see a bunch of people who seem to be doing perfectly fine.   But I assure you they are not.  We’re all struggling in our own unique way, every single day.   And if we could just be brave enough to open…

Steps On Your Journey

Step 1: 
I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the pavement. I fall in. I am lost. I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. Step 2: 
I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the pavement. I pretend I…

Pearls of Wisdom

I have a book that I scribble ideas thoughts, quotes, song lyrics, and anything else that moves me and today I want to share twelve pearls of wisdom that I have been trying to live by. I hope that is post helps you bounce back if you’ve had a tough week and keep you going…

Ways to Stop Fearing Rejection – Part 2

In yesterday’s post we started talking about ways to stop fearing rejection, here are some more points to continue to direct you to a point where you see rejection differently.  As you look back on your life, you will often realise that many of the times you thought you were being rejected from something good,…

Ways to Stop Fearing Rejection – Part 1

When you’re feeling insecure, you typically don’t notice the hundreds of people around you who accept you just the way you are. All you notice are the few who don’t. In what way is the fear of rejection holding you back? How would your life be different if you didn’t care whether everyone liked you and…

Dose Of Positivity and Strength

Periods of self-doubt and second-guessing happen to the best of us from time to time.  Maybe you’re beginning a new chapter in your life and aren’t quite sure you made the right decision. Or, perhaps you’ve just ended a relationship with someone and are having a hard time moving on.  Whatever the case, positive thoughts…

My Mother With One Eye

In yesterday’s post I mentioned that I have been reading short stories and I mentioned how I’ve found them powerful reads. Here’s another one I have come across. My mother had only one eye. When I was growing up, I hated her for it. I hated the uninvited attention it got me at school. I…

The Obstacle in Our Path

Short inspirational stories are powerful reads. The great thing about them is that they’re so easy to digest, and there’s always a moral at the end of the story. Whether they’re true stories or not is another thing, as many of them are legends supposedly hundreds of years old. However, the short stories I’ve read…

Thoughts About Progression

Progression really is somewhat of a marvel.   Everyone strives for some means to an end, yet most of us play it just safe enough to the point where we never exactly have the opportunity to snag the whole pot of gold.   Certainly we acquire some of the gold along the way, but we never really…

8 Things to Remember When Everything Goes Wrong

1. Pain is part of growing. Sometimes life closes doors because it’s time to move forward.  And that’s a good thing because we often won’t move unless circumstances force us to. When times are tough, remind yourself that no pain comes without a purpose. Move on from what hurt you, but never forget what it…

Prime…Time

Every morning you wake up to being one day older. These days roll into weeks, months, and years.   Before you know it, a significant portion of time has passed you by.   The question ultimately becomes: Have you been successful in how you spent your time?  It all depends on what you value most. Maybe you…

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

I just came across the transcript of a graduation commencement address that Steve Jobs delivered to the Stanford University class of 2005. Certain parts of this speech provides some exceptional first hand advice from a man who followed his heart and intuition in pursuit of what he loved in life… and he came out on…