The Resources to Handle Any Given Situation

I’ve something major to tell you: There is no such thing as stress, only the belief that we don’t possess the resources to handle a given situation. This isn’t new-age optimism or clever logic; it’s the truth. The idea comes straight from the Wikipedia page for psychological stress: “Humans experience stress, or perceive things asContinue reading “The Resources to Handle Any Given Situation”

Mindsight: Going Back to The Start

The imagination is the greatest ability we have – for what may be born of dreams extends far beyond the reaches of the eye, which is limited by our reality – yet the bounds of reality extend far beyond the morrow, all the way into the clouds and past the horizon. Mindsight – our abilityContinue reading “Mindsight: Going Back to The Start”

Wake Up With Your Dreams

N.G.U Never Give Up It warrants a seriousness – you see You musn’t ever, ever give up on your dreams For if you do dear child, You will awake without them And a day without, Is spent in doubt But a day with, Is-a life well-lived So to the wise, These words I give: BeforeContinue reading “Wake Up With Your Dreams”

Zoom Way Out

Imagine you are on a plane, reclining in your seat at cruising altitude – comfortably aware of the smooth, motionless flight. Now, imagine that below you, thirty-thousand feet beneath the fuselage where you reside, there is a single person going about their day. This single individual is the central character in their life – and likeContinue reading “Zoom Way Out”

Motivate Daily

Zig Ziglar once said that bathing doesn’t last, and neither does motivation, that’s why we recommend it daily. If you’re reading this, the universe has an important message for you – MOTIVATE DAILY. I’m not one of those positive thinking addicts – I know there’s more to it; it’s not just about thinking positive, but youContinue reading “Motivate Daily”

Rewire Your Brain to Be Grateful Morning, Noon, and Night

I could begin this entry with a preface a mile long about how the changes I’ve adopted in my life have changed me. Suffice to say – I am very grateful. I thought about this last night as I reflected on my journey over the past year, and what I knew to be absolutely trueContinue reading “Rewire Your Brain to Be Grateful Morning, Noon, and Night”

The Big Four: How The Navy Seals Effectively Combat Fear

Someone in my Stoicism philosophy group recommended this video to me and I am LOVING what I’ve learned about how the US Navy Seals (HOOYAH GO NAVY!) have integrated four specific cognitive behavioral techniques into their training program to help trainees combat fear. Watch from 2:47 to to 18:30 – trust me, you’ll likely enjoy itContinue reading “The Big Four: How The Navy Seals Effectively Combat Fear”

Danielle LaPorte: Visualization: Loosening Your Mind Shackles

After the gym today I walked by a boutique pharmacy (Pharmaca) and saw a book in the window that caught attracted my attention. The book was called, The Desire Map: A Guide to Creating Goals with The Soul. I took note of the author’s name and after a barefoot walk on the beach to watchContinue reading “Danielle LaPorte: Visualization: Loosening Your Mind Shackles”