Category Archives: Pure Inspiration

How Do You Manage Stress and Tragedy in Life? Stress is part of life.  Period.  There is no way around it.  It’s part of our physical reality.  In fact, a certain amount of stress is necessary for healthy living and … Continue reading

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Quiet Influence At least once in a lifetime — if we’re fortunate — someone appears in our life who we realize at some point served as a soft, quiet influence.  Often this realization doesn’t come until much later, after they have … Continue reading

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Squirrels and the Fear of Heights I wonder if squirrels ever have a fear of heights. Have you ever just sat and watched squirrels scurry up and down trees, jumping from one branch and the top of one tree to … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Rise Above Your Circumstances Are you allowing your past to determine how you think about yourself and how you move forward in life.  Are you having a difficult time learning to rise above your current circumstances? While … Continue reading

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How Much Value Do You Put on Measuring and Tracking? Like many of us, I subscribe to a number of different blogs and newsletters.  Perhaps I should do a better job of keeping track and measuring the value of each. … Continue reading

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The Value of Taking Time for Tranquility Now that’s a word you don’t often here in our hectic modern world — tranquility. In my last post, I spoke about composing a daily “To Be” list prior to putting together your … Continue reading

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Do You Follow Your Bliss in Your Work Life? “Follow your bliss.”  How many times have we all heard this famous phrase coined by the American mythologist, writer and lecturer Joseph Campbell?  These three simple words can invoke visions of living an … Continue reading

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Do You Suffer From Self Doubt?  Congratulations! Do you suffer from self doubt?  I don’t mean all the time, but at least periodically?  Well, congratulations!  You’re human after all, and you have made a huge step on the road to … Continue reading

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True Success Means Fearlessness Remember this photo — and the corresponding video — of the young man in Tiananmen Square defying the deathly threat of being run over by a military tank. He believed so completely in himself and his … Continue reading

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Success is a Matter of De Feet I know we’re all told to avoid clichés like the plague, but I thought it might be fun to toss that whole idea out the window for now, jump in with both feet, … Continue reading

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