Now that we’re past the “New Year” euphoria that hits every time we flip the calendar, some tried-and-true lessons for making the most of the rest of the year…
Relying on motivation to accomplish goals is like building a house on sand.
Why Your New Resolutions Fail:
If you think listening to motivational clips is the key to winning, you’re playing the game all wrong.
Our feelings and emotions are functions of the here and now. “Feelings” are why most New Year’s resolutions are broken before February hits, blown every which way like Times Square confetti. They’re not rooted in something that can withstand the daily onslaught of stress, trials, and temptation that typify everyday living.
Other life lessons that hold year round…..
Consistent winners employ a birds-eye view of the game.
A (Very) Short Guide to Getting What You Want:
Control Your Emotions and Control Your Reality:
Culture: The Difference Between Winning and Losing:
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Smart People Create Backups:
In this day and age, there’s no reason why a broken phone should mean losing all your contacts.
Preserve Your Body While You Still Can: A Sample Workout Program:
If you refuse to think for yourself, others will do it for you.
No, Weightlifting Will Not Turn You Into A Monster:
McDonald’s vs. The Labor Movement: Hidden Dangers of The Wage War:
Black Lives Matter and Police Fatalities – The Struggle For Progress in an Imperfect World:
The Irony of Vulnerability: The more you’re willing to be picked apart, the stronger the support you can generate.
I’ll explore that concept in detail in my next book (look for that in the coming months).
I’ve alluded to a health-scare story in a few posts last year, sharing anecdotes about my recovery and the necessary physical and spiritual growth required to emerge from the ordeal.
But I’ve yet to share the complete tale.
Here’s the first time i put the full story on record. Give it a listen:
Share the link and let me know what you think.