Choose to Be In Control of Your Life

Who controls your life? Depending on your stage of life, you might answer that your life is controlled by your parents, teachers, spouse, boss, children, government, your job, money (or the lack of it), or even your pets. You might say that you are controlled by all of these or some combination. I am going to suggest that a better … Read More

Spectators Don’t Win Trophies

I’ll bet that you will be a happier person if you are a participant and producer as well as being a spectator and consumer. I know personally and have observed that people generally are more “alive” when they are producing something than when they are only consuming something. They get more out of their lives because they are actively involved … Read More

You Are the Sum of Your Habits

Habits are behaviors that we repeat on a regular basis. Think of the different habits that you have and how they affect your life. What kinds of habits do you have in the areas of: NUTRITION? What do you normally eat? How much? How often? Do you eat to live or live to eat? Is your daily diet based on … Read More

Why Worry!?

We All Worry. It’s something everyone does at least occasionally. Some people even worry about almost everything. However, worrying, especially doing so frequently, is actually one of the most counter-productive things you can do. When has worrying about something ever actually helped? The truth is, it hasn’t. Even worse, it wastes your time and energy. But that may not even … Read More

How Do You Interpret Happiness?

How Do You Know When You Are Happy? Maybe Your Answer Is A Place, Or A Person, Or An Event. No matter what you believe makes you happy, the question was kind of a trick one. You are very much in control of your own happiness. Happiness isn’t the natural response to anything in particular, but the way we choose … Read More