The Power of Gratitude

One of the most powerful meditation I do throughout my day is my gratitude exercise. I find it best to do this during the morning before I start my day to ground myself. Everyday will have its challenges, but it’s keeping perspective that I have found most difficult at times. I developed this practice after studying the morning routines of … Read More

Taking Your Wants to Reality

We all have dreams and aspirations for our lives. Some of them started when we were young, others surfaced as we grew and made our way through life. The word that I will focus on in this post is “want”. We all want one thing or another, but why do the wants of some become reality and others are left … Read More

Keep Inspiration in Front of You

We’ve all heard the saying that you’re only as good as the people around you. I’ve spent some time writing on the importance of Associations here. In this same vein is the idea that you need to keep inspiration in front you. By this I mean make sure you are looking at, engulfing yourself in, and imaging great things daily. … Read More

Lead Where You Are

One of the interesting things about leadership is that you don’t need a position or a title to lead others. You are very capable of making an enormous impact right where you are, in your current position. This isn’t easy, however — It takes courage. Why Lead? Leadership is a duty we all have. It may seem easier to lead … Read More

Dr. King, My First Virtual Mentor

I still remember when I first learned of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I was in the 2nd grade. His story stuck in my head, for a number of reasons, but being non-violent was the most impactful of all of them. It surprised me he had taken the non-violent route and I wondered how he kept his cool through so much … Read More

Pessimist Persuasion

[optinform]   Pessimism is alive and well in the world today and understandably so. If you look around or just look at the news, you’ll see the primary focus of most people; negativity. The majority of news stories are about killings, bombings, fraud, recessions, etc. There are very few stories on all the good that is going on in the … Read More

The Happiness Recipe

    Decisions, Decisions … If we could all go back to our childhood days… What was fun? What did we look forward to? What excited us? I’m going to give a complete answer with one word. EVERYTHING! I love children for a number of reasons, but mostly because they don’t see a reason not to be happy. Happiness is … Read More