What’s Your Why

What does it take to leap; to jump into the unknown? A simple decision. Decisions, however, can be difficult. So the question becomes why? Why do you want to lose the weight? Why do you want to make more money? Why are you studying for that next test? What is the result you are seeking? […]

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The Failure to Try: Living With the Fixed Mindset

Yeah, sure, I may feel confident doing what comes easy to me, but what happens when I want to do something that I have to work at? Or I need to grow in an area of a “natural” skill but doing so could lead me to failure?

With a fixed mindset, we don’t want anyone to see us fail. We may quit too early because, since it’s not coming easily to us, well, I guess it’s not “our thing” even though something in us beckoned us to try it.

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You Are More

The band Tenth Avenue North has a song called “You Are More.” They are a Christian band so I guess you could say it is a Christian song but I think the message is universal. You are more than your failures. You are more than your past. You are more than your mistakes. It can be […]

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Writing is Hard: Pushing Yourself to Grow

Writing is easy. Great writing is hard. I stare at the blank page and flashing cursor wondering how to say what I need to say while keeping the reader engaged. I don’t think that I’m a great writer but I keep coming back to the blank page because I want to keep growing and developing my […]

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Thoughts While Looking at Airplanes

Airplanes. They are constantly coming and going. I know this because, until recently, I lived near the Orlando International Airport. I can’t tell you how many planes fly into and out of Orlando on a daily basis (sitting here, at least 4 planes have gone by and it’s been less than 10 minutes). Recently I […]

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