Reality? For many years I struggled with the idea of this quote. How do I have any control over what reality is? Reality is after all, defined by what we can touch, see, hear, taste, and smell. However, what is real? Is love real? We cannot touch it, see it, as physical thing, hear it,Continue reading “Motivational: Reality?”
Recently I started a journey to improve my health and physical fitness, and by extension, my overall appearance. This has been a journey I’ve taken before and have had obstacles jump in the way. Some physical ailments, some injuries, and some mental/emotional roadblocks. I’ve struggled with my appearance most of my life; “you’re too skinny”,Continue reading “Motivational Thoughts: Challenge”
Today’s “Quote of the Day” over on my FB Author’s page was about confidence and comparing yourself with others. It really got me to thinking about my own self-confidence and how easily it is smashed; normally because of my own sabotaging self-talk. But with that thinking, I was able to reduce the whirlwind of myContinue reading “Motivational Thoughts: U R > U Think!”
Forgetting past mistakes and failures can be a positive thing, on an individual level, but, as a societal whole, it is not necessarily the appropriate response. While I do advocate for self-growth, for myself and those around me, with the idea that you should not allow your past mistakes to define your future, ignoring themContinue reading “Motivational: Forget Mistakes?”
Try. Some people look at a mountain and think, “that’s beautiful to look at” while others see it and are filled with an uncontrollable desire to climb it. Some people see skydivers leap from a plane two-miles high and wonder, “what is wrong with those people” while people, like myself, can’t wait to experience thatContinue reading “Motivational Thoughts: Trying”
“What is important to me?” If you’re like me your answers are initially quite easy. My family is important. My friends are important. My ability to work, my joy in independence, my need for social interaction and my relationship with the universe, or whatever god you pray to, are all quite important.