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sobriety and Jose Mujica

  You have probably never heard of Jose Mujica. His words and heart felt wisdom continue to haunted me. They have haunted me ever since I heard him for the first time, in the brilliantly magnificent documentary, simply titled; Human. (Not only human, but Human)....

the problem with the future

  We think we know who we are, but we don’t. We also have the creepy ability to rewrite our own history to suit our desires. But the future. The glorious future is what causes us some real concerns. Dr. Daniel Gilbert wrote Stumbling on Happiness. It is a funny and...

where are you going?

  Quo Vadis? Where are you going? Or more precisely, where are we going? Where are you taking us?  You stand on the shoulders of giants and without your ancestors, you would not be able to inhale or exhale a single breath, or clumsily manage a simple step. You are...

mining an abundant mind

  Your mind is perhaps the most powerful device you have ever mistreated or underutilized throughout your life. The most important tool that doesn’t get sharpened too often, and stays unused, perhaps even a bit rusty, in the back of the cluttered shed. But your mind...

leap before you’re ready

  I know. I know. You’re not ready.  You could use a little more time. A few more moments. A few extra adjustments. A sign. An epiphany. A transfiguration? A message of encouragement from an Angel? Perhaps a signal delivered by three wise men from the East?  A really,...

the glass half-full, half-empty debacle

  The glass may be half full, but it sure as hell ain’t half empty! Reading the Ben and Rosamund Zander incredible book, the Art of Possibility, I realized recently that this seemingly age-old example, that so clearly divides the pessimists from the optimists, is...