That’s a big BUT

I have missed out on a few opportunities in my life because of my BUT.  (That’s “BUT” with one “T”, not two.)  Maybe your BUT has gotten in the way of your success as well: I want to try something new BUT I’m not sure I can do it. I want to change careers BUT I’m…

Now fear this

What’s the difference between sharing something you know with 3 people or 300?  What is it about standing in front of a larger group that strikes fear into our hearts?  I did some unscientific research (surveyed 12 friends) and confirmed my hunch… it’s the fear of not meeting expectations. We all want to be perceived…

Charles Atlas Day 13

I wasn’t kidding… I am sticking with it!  Two weeks down and ready to move on to Chapter 3.  Each section gives new exercises to add to the daily routine, but not before being treated to nutritional and motivational advice. Overall the advice has been pretty solid – no white flour, watch the bad carbs, etc.  …

Not that far away

Island nation full of souls Earth breaks and the ground rolls Rolls again and the house falls I cannot breathe, can’t see the walls Where’s my brother he was just here When will the dust cloud start to clear? It’s dark, it’s cold and I cannot see Is someone coming to rescue me? The voice…

Spinning your wheels

Have you ever used the phrase “spinning your wheels” to describe a situation where there’s a lot of activity going on, but you’re not getting the results you want?  For you warm weather types, I don’t believe you can fully appreciate the phrase until your car has been stuck in a deep snowdrift in the…