Ignore The Others, Beat Yourself!

“I don’t believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.” ~ Ken Venturi Ken Venturi (1931-2013) was a US pro golfer as well as a golf broadcaster. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall Of Fame the year he […]

Grow Up And Get Wise!

“So you made a mistake in your past?  Who among us, was never young and stupid at one time or another?  So, you have a few skeletons in your closet…who doesn’t?  I don’t know anyone whose closet is that clean.  Your past does not define who you are now.  It is what you do, and […]

Hey! Look What’s Inside Of You!

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Emerson, a prominent 19th Century American essayist, lecturer, and poet was known for his promotion of the concept of individualism. I don’t know the context in which he wrote or spoke […]

What’s Your Style? Thriving Or Surviving?

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. ~ Maya Angelou   These words speak to me about purpose in living and also about how the author intended to accomplish it. In her celebrated life, as an […]

Hey! Think For Yourself!

“People tell you the world looks a certain way. Parents tell you how to think. Schools tell you how to think. TV. Religion. And then at a certain point, if you’re lucky, you realize you can make up your own mind. Nobody sets the rules but you. You can design your own life.”   ~ […]