As we near, what we universally hope is the end of the pandemic, let’s face it – we are not through the proverbial ‘knot hole’ yet. Many venture to say it could be the end of 2021 before we are back to our ‘new pseudo normal’. And, what I can say with absolute certainty: NO […]
I don’t know about you – yet there are times in life where it seems bricks just keep being added to an already heavy load! Death, illness, loss of job, rejection….the list is long. So – how can we improve our ability to handle the stress? Here are 8 tips which absolutely help us develop […]
Who could resist watching Roger Federer in his record-setting Wimbledon game this past weekend? At 38 years of age his legendary 20+ grand slam title wins is, in a word: unbelievable. He has struggled with illness and knee injuries – yet, he still made a tremendous, indisputable comeback. Regardless of his loss this weekend, his […]
Many of you may know that our family lake home was hit by a tornado last month. It was (is) devastating. When a roof is torn off during a storm of this magnitude, the water damage is unbelievable. We lost the ceilings, floors, electrical, all the HVAC, and most of the furniture and contents which […]
Let’s face it…..we have all met a myriad of challenges in our careers. Any of these sound familiar: shortage of resources, being out maneuvered politically, others taking credit for our work, losing a pivotal deal to the competition…..?! And these are just the tip of the iceberg!! Few of us, if any, will have a […]
What is the 1 question we can ask ourselves to drive us toward success? Click here to listen to this brief yet salient podcast.
As an avid thoroughbred racing fan, having been reared in Hot Springs, Arkansas….home of Oaklawn Racetrack and the Arkansas Derby, I watched with wild enthusiasm the race season leading up to the Triple Crown. The stories leading up to the Belmont Stakes are nothing short of inspiring. Here are the facts about the race and the players…
On this Veteran’s Day and month of Thanksgiving, I thought it was only fitting to ask the poignant question: For what are you grateful? I, for one, believe that by deliberately cultivating gratitude, we can increase our well-being and happiness. Some are obvious, others are not.
Recently I was at a dinner which turned into a one-up discussion on steroids. We have all been at one of these gatherings where folks are comparing and competing for the best “fish story” of the evening. What was amazing to me was this: they were not trumping each other with positive achievements or the “outdoing of the Joneses” – they were trolling on about their lamentations, ills, and 12-miles-in-the-snow-with-no-shoes stories. What is up with this trend?
I am quite certain there are many more than just 4 lessons we can all learn from those who have lived over 80 years. Recently, my mother had to undergo a hip replacement, and though she has not sailed through the experience, she continues to teach through her actions how to embrace and meet challenges head on. These 4 lessons are applicable to each of us – every day – with the routine challenges in life