When does a boy become a man? According to law, it’s 18, but does that mean manhood? There is no clear difference between 17 and 18. During that time, boys are at various stages of maturity. Mentoring inner city teens has certainly shown me that while 1 kid can be very responsible and respectful; […]
We hear it all the time. Be positive, think positive and so on. Self-development messages dance around us from sun up to sun down. Things like, stop comparing, love yourself, and so on. The thing about all these messages is that they are all correct.
While life is not always positive, we can deal with […]
To trust is the reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, surety, etc., of a person or thing. Trust is one of the most sacred of values. When we trust somebody, we are open to them. We are confident that this person will keep our secrets, be respectful with our emotions, and show unwavering loyalty.
How would your life change if you felt more confident? Think about it. Does it feel good? As a coach, I speak about confidence all the time. Today is no different.
In a previous article, I put forth 7 ways to pump that confidence up, and now I will give you 7 more to add […]
Staying positive and dealing with depression and other funky feelings can be hard. In my post, 5 paths to positivity, I shared some methods to fly from the funk, and now I thought I would drop some more depression defenders on you. I love these, and they really help, and I will tell you […]
Who ever we are, and where ever we come from, most of us want to know the answer to one simple question. How do I make a difference? Out of that come questions like…
What are my talents?
How do I use my talents to make that difference?
What is that difference?
Whether you […]
Confidence is the belief in the power, abilities or skills of a person. In this case, the person is yourself. How much self-confidence do you have? It is possible to be confident about some things and not others. For example, you can be confident about your ability to play football, but not about playing […]
If you are like me, one of your goals in life is to become a better person each day. This could be a hard road sometimes. It can be slow at times, but the movement never stops. Now that you know that you want to be better tomorrow than you are […]
As humans, we have a few basic instinctual needs. We have the need to eat. This maintains our life and gives us energy. We have the instinct for self-preservation. That is where things like “fight or flight” come in. Our body and mind tries to keep us safe in other ways, such as forgetting […]
What is the one thing that can cause headaches, fatigue, screw over your sex life, destroy sleep, zap your motivation and other whammies? No, it’s not your Mother in-law, its not your X, its stress.
Stress is something that affects all of us at some point. While there is a thing as good stress, I […]