Lesson #70: Keep digging for buried treasure.

Lesson #70: Keep digging for buried treasure.

Buried within each of us is who we truly are, in essence and in spirit. In a world where we’re constantly bombarded with messages that in order for us to “be happy” or “be enough”, we need to look a certain way and have certain things. Achieve certain...
Lesson #60: Family is behavior, not entitlement.

Lesson #60: Family is behavior, not entitlement.

We are linked and related by blood, but what binds us as family is being related by: love, loyalty, trust, commitment, appreciation, acceptance, devotion, dependability, support, respect, and honesty. We seem to be the only animal family who tends to completely...
Lesson #34: Shake it off!

Lesson #34: Shake it off!

Taylor (Swift) took a tip from Dog when she wrote that catchy lil’ tune that caught like wildfire, “Shake it off!”. Shake it off. Let it go. Forget about it. Move on. Get over it. Kick it to the curb. In summary: release it and keep moving forward. Aside...
Lesson #82: The difference between “can’t” and “won’t”.

Lesson #82: The difference between “can’t” and “won’t”.

I firmly believe the word “can’t” should be stricken from anyone’s thought process and vocabulary, and that excuses should be given up for Lent every year instead of chocolate and soda pop. Can’t suggests a lack in ability and presupposes we don’t have the...

Lesson #4: The Importance of a Mulligan. A “Mulligan” is a term widely used in golf to describe a replay. The golfer gets to take another shot without penalty. In my mind, there’s no such thing as “failure” or “mistakes”; as these are gifts in...