Seeking Our Values

We must determine what is important to us and seek that out unwaveringly and unapologetically. Some of us value freedom. Others value money. Others still value possessions or power or family or security or any of a number of things, feelings, or experiences. Values are very personal and very difficult to change. They are also…

A Little Bit Of (Measured) Progress Each Day

Progress does not have to be extreme, but it has to be consistent and it has to be observable. We all need to feel like we are making progress in our lives, like our lives have purpose and meaning. One way to accomplish this is to set measurable, achievable goals for each day. These goals…

Friends Cheer Your Wins and Mourn Your Losses

If someone treats you poorly on a good day, imagine how they are going to treat you when things get difficult. We can tell a lot about a person by how they treat us when we are at our best. If we are excited about something, celebrating an accomplishment, or simply just having a great…

Motion Is Not Progress

Simply because you are in motion does not mean that you are moving forward. We do a lot of things from day to day to keep ourselves busy, to keep ourselves feeling like we are accomplishing something and making progress. There is an inherent problem with being busy all the time though. It is difficult…