So many of us look to find the “quick fix” to our problems and challenges in our lives. Truth is, we all need to have resolve – the desire to find the solution to these obstacles. We need to develop the mindset that things will get better. Throughout history, we can find examples of situationsContinue reading “Be Resolved To Find Your Peace”
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Persistence – The Virtue of Never Giving Up
When you are the parent of a toddler, you may not be in agreement that persistence is a good quality. You can easily bring to mind the times that you have said, “No” to something and that two-year-old kept asking again and again in the hopes that your answer would change. “Boy is he persistent,”Continue reading “Persistence – The Virtue of Never Giving Up”
Take a Mulligan
For those of you who have never heard of a mulligan before, it is a term most associated with golf. It is a “do-over,” a second try after your first shot has not gone very well. I would venture to say that every amateur golfer has taken a few mulligans in their lifetime, and thereContinue reading “Take a Mulligan”
Goals – In Life Not Hockey!
We have all heard about the importance of setting goals to be successful in life. What most people don’t realize is that we don’t have the slightest idea on how to begin this process. We may write down what we would like to achieve by a certain birthday, but never take any steps to makeContinue reading “Goals – In Life Not Hockey!”
People who have strong morals are considered to be virtuous, meaning they value honesty, respect, courage, kindness, etc. These qualities allow us to pursue ideals we believe to be important for our lives. While morals tend to be affiliated with religion, virtues are not. Virtues are more associated with a philosophy than a religion. TheContinue reading “Virtues”
The Elusive Pursuit of Happiness
I don’t think that I am overstating when I say that every human being is on a pursuit of finding happiness in his/her life. The number of songs, poems, and movies on this topic justifies this statement. The difference lies in what each person considers happiness and how each go about attaining this goal. TheContinue reading “The Elusive Pursuit of Happiness”
According to the dictionary, a condition in which a person suffers from a sense of powerlessness, arising from a traumatic event or persistent failure to succeed is called Learned Helplessness. While struggling with the events of our lives, we may start to believe that bad things will continue to happen, no matter what we doContinue reading “Learned Helplessness”
When I was a science teacher in NY, one of the subjects in the curriculum was Newton’s Laws of Motion. The first law states that an object in motion will remain in motion, an object at rest will remain at rest, until acted upon by an external force. This is known as inertia. In otherContinue reading “Inertia”
Being an educator, I have had the experience of being unable to reach some students and feeling their frustrations in the process. It wasn’t until I presented the information in a totally different manner that the student would become successful. Some students have difficulty explaining things in writing, but offer them the opportunity to useContinue reading “Multiple Intelligences”
What is Wealth?
Wikipedia says that wealth is the abundance of valuable financial assets or physical possessions which can be converted into a form that can be used for transactions. According to respondents of a 2019 Modern Wealth Survey from Charles Schwab, once you have $2.3 million in personal net worth, you can call yourself wealthy. I haveContinue reading “What is Wealth?”