Personal Power Through Powerlessness…

We find personal power in letting go of what we are powerless over.

When we start looking at all that is around us, we begin to realize how little power we have over external events. By realizing this, we make room to focus on what we do have power over- Our Selves. This isn’t a new concept or idea. Many wise and influential individuals have been trying to get this point across for years. One such example is Mahatma Gandhi – “As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him.”

Be the change you wish to see in the world and the world we see the change in you!

How do we learn to be the “change we want to see”?

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Where has all the time gone?

Some would be overwhelmed by the waterfall; others would be overwhelmed with the EXPERIENCE!

There are times in life when we feel overwhelmed by all the things we need to accomplish. For some of us, this can be a daily norm. And it very well may be true. We have to mow the lawn, clear away all the dead branches. Pick up kids from school. Take them to their after school activities, be it karate, Scouts, dance, etc. Repairing damage to your website after a mishap that cost you two months worth of work. There is always something in front of us that requires our attention.

Housework is the type of work that no one notices unless it’s not done.

It seems that there is a genuine paradox to living Life fully and with balance. Either we spend all our free time glued to video games, our Continue reading “Where has all the time gone?”

A Work in Progress

Work for progress
We are only a work in progress if we are doing the work to progress.

“I’m a work in progress.”
This is such a common phrase these days. You’ve probably even said it yourself a few times. I know I’ve used it before. Usually after having made some error of some sort. This statement may be meant to be utilized in a humbling and honest manner. But it is important to recognize how easily this phrase can be used as an excuse or cop-out.

We are all a work in progress. But, it is important to understand the difference between using such phrases as a crutch. Becoming complacent and giving into or making excuses for our imperfections. Or being able to accept our own shortcomings and strive to learn from them. Becoming a better version of ourselves in the process. Continue reading “A Work in Progress”