It Is Not As Bad, Nor As Good As You Think It Is

“No one should put too much trust in triumph, No one should give up hope of trials improving.” -Seneca We can learn a lot from the stoic philosophers. Their journals and writings continue to be used today as lessons to modern humans regarding thought and behavior. The interesting thing is that our minds and the challenges…

Don’t Always Trust Your Intuition. The Three Ways Doing So Will Harm You.

I believe in intuitions and inspirations…I sometimes FEEL that I am right. I do not KNOW that I am. -Albert Einstein Many people, including myself, feel that they have superior intuition. They have a tendency to point to the successful “predictions” and “accurate” feelings that they have had in the past. There are even some people…

RESENTMENT: How it Destroys Your Mind and Body, and How to Fix It

“Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.”   -Nelson Mandela Time and time again, when we are hurt by others, we become plagued with resentment. We internalize our pain and mask it as an inner anger towards the other party. We subconsciously wish pain and harm on that person. However, what we…

Live life like The King

You must play boldly to win. -Arnold Palmer, The King People who have met Arnold Palmer usually have similar opinions of him. What a genuinely nice guy. He’s such a class act. He is the consummate professional. That man really loved his community. It is important to note, however, that this is not by chance. He lived his…

Change your perception. Change your reality and life.

Today I escaped anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions – not outside. Marcus Aurelius Perception can be defined as the way you think about or understand someone or something. It is a position, an attitude, or interpretation of events. It determines the way you respond to a…

The 8 Life Lessons in Youth Sports

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.  -Vince Lombardi At the outset I need to make something crystal clear. I’m not a perfect parent. I screw up all the time and I try my best to learn from it. Just like you, I am a human being. I tell my kids that…

The Massive Power of the “Because” Even if it is Fake

One of the most persuasively powerful words in the English language is “BECAUSE.” Specifically, when a request is made followed by “because” and a reason (even if fake or imagined), it is much more likely that the request will be granted compared to if there is no because at all. While reading this article, think…