Archive for June 2018

Sustained Joy

“I define joy as a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace, a connection to what matters.” ~ Oprah Winfrey What is your definition of joy? Once you define it, it’s much easier to find. It’s worth it. To empower your happy face, do this Action Step today. Action Step: Write your definition of joy…

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Finding Inner Peace

“If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.” ~  Marvin Gaye  How do you find inner peace? Inner peace refers to being in a state of calm while in the presence of stress. But can this be true? Yes, it can. Let me explain, working hard doesn’t mean that…

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Problems and Opportunity

“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”  — Albert Einstein    opportunity – an appropriate or favorable time, occasion, situation or condition for attainment of a goal As a strategy, seeing problems as opportunities to learn becomes a wily way to work through thorny issues. The definition of problem seems to be directly opposite of…

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Perfection or Not

“It is our very search for perfection outside of ourselves that causes our suffering.”  — The Buddha  Is the quest for perfection worth it? I’ve decided that perfection has limits. Here’s why. At this writing I’m preparing to test for my black belt in Tae Kwon Do. I’ve been working on this for over 3…

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