As I started to ski downhill, I realized this focus on less than great visibility and on falling or getting hurt was not helping me at all.
I realized that I spend a good deal of my life being physically present but otherwise absent. I wondered what I was missing out on by trying to be in more than one place at a time. What was the cost of this multitasking approach to life?
Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. Viktor E. Frankl
Many of us have such crazy, busy lives that we seldom have time to think, to rest, to have fun or do nothing.
For all of my adult life, I have had a significant amount of emotional and mental baggage in the area of food. I have been known to say that if I even think about trying to lose weight, I will immediately put on 10 lbs.
Twice in the past few weeks, I’ve been asked to think about the question “Who am I?” Perhaps the question is not only “who am I”, but also “who do I want to be?” Am I nurturing the parts of myself that I want to grow?
(Estimated reading time 2 minutes) There are no extraordinary people, only ordinary people willing to do extraordinary things. Nelson Mandela is one of my heroes, an ordinary man who made extraordinary choices and in doing so illuminated the potential in all of us. A political prisoner for 27 years, he went on to forgive his […]