Instructions For Living A Life

September 16, 2022

“Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it. — “Sometimes,” a poem by Mary Oliver There are a lot of things that we can’t control- We can’t change the weather, predict the ebb and flow of the economy, or manage how those around us act. But, we can control how we…

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Its Never Too Late

September 9, 2022

“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” ~ Mary Ann Evans When you think of what could be, do you use words like possibility, potential, and opportunity? Or is it fulfillment, realization, or attainment? Is your mindset that something “might” happen or that it “will” happen if you put your mind…

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August 26, 2022

“Happiness & Health Are Our Greatest Wealth” You might have heard a quote saying that health is our greatest wealth. Health is certainly paramount to living well, but we’d like to suggest an amendment: happiness and health are our greatest wealth. Both on their own are beautiful elements of life, but the two combined give…

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Where Is Your Floor?

September 23, 2022

“Talent sets the floor, character sets the ceiling.” Your natural abilities only get you so far. Some people start with a little more talent in certain areas but it’s not what you start with that allows you to grow better and achieve more- It’s the hard work, passion, and determination to improve that makes the…

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Be Purposeful

September 30, 2022

A Joyful Life Is A Purposeful Life Living a full and joyful life doesn’t just happen, it is built on the backs of thoughtful decisions. Everything you do, big or small, can help to build the life you want or a life that feels less than fulfilling. A full life starts with ‘ful’ decisions. Take…

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The Time Is Now

October 7, 2022

“Farmers who wait for the right weather never plant.” How many times have you thought “Once I get this…” or “Once I achieve that…” or maybe even “When I finally become like them…” …then I’ll be happy or then I’ll feel accomplished or then I’ll start this project. There’s a certain comfort in trying to…

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Building The Universe

October 14, 2022

“Let us hope, it will always be like this, each of us going on in our inexplicable ways building the universe.” Mary Oliver Have you taken the time recently to think about the impact of your everyday work? It is easy to say that the measure of success is the money you bring home or…

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Once In A Life Time

October 21, 2022

一期一会 Ichi-go ichi-e If you don’t speak Japanese, let us translate for you. The four characters you see above refer to an idiom that roughly translates to “once in a lifetime” or “one meeting, one moment.” It is the cultural concept of treasuring a unique moment and the unrepeatable essence of that place in time.…

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What Choice Are You Making?

October 28, 2022

“Happiness is a choice. Happiness is a habit. And happiness is something you have to work hard at. It does not just happen.” – Leslie Jordan When we recognize unhappiness or discontent in our lives, it’s easy to blame it on the external things around us: If I only had a different job, or if…

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Might As Well Be Amusing

November 4, 2022

“You live but once; might as well be amusing.” – Coco Chanel Being serious, directed, or earnest absolutely has its time and its place, but so does amusement. Surely, even the busiest and most accomplished of us out there can spare a few minutes for that. So what are we suggesting you spare a minute…

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