30 Things to Do in the Next 30 Days

30 Things to Do in the Next 30 Days

You can do these in any order you want, but do challenge yourself to do at least one each day, in the next 30 days. I’m not a fan of wasting paper, but this list I REALLY recommend printing out and placing somewhere noticeable like your refrigerator. Use it as a checklist. 1. Focus on one big goal Take one huge goal or dream of yours and do something every…

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The New 7 Deadly Sins

The New 7 Deadly Sins

The seven deadly sins were made famous by Dante Alighieri in his epic poem “The Divine Comedy.” The seven sins are lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride. Dante listed them to keep people in line and on the right path during the 1300’s. Many people still avoid the temptations of these sins today, but now there are more “deadly” sins to avoid. 1. Waiting to be happy One…

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Escaping Cape Fear: 9 Ways to Not Let Fear Stop You

Escaping Cape Fear: 9 Ways to Not Let Fear Stop You

Cape Fear. It’s not only a physical place in North Carolina and a movie by Martin Scorsese, but it’s an imaginary place we create in our minds. It has treacherous waters on three sides and our biggest fears blocking our only route out. On the other side of these fears is everything we desire; from our dream job to immense success to happiness. So how do we get to the…

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Downsizing Your Home: 10 Ways It Will Increase the Quality of Your Life

Downsizing Your Home: 10 Ways It Will Increase the Quality of Your Life

Maybe you just downsized your home to something a little smaller than you have been used to. In these economic times, one needs to look on the bright side. If you look deeper, a smaller home might be a blessing in disguise. Here are 10 ways downsizing your home will increase the quality of your life: 1. More disposable income It is very likely that downsizing your home grants you…

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5 Easy Pieces to Piecing Together Your Purpose in Life

5 Easy Pieces to Piecing Together Your Purpose in Life

In the film Five Easy Pieces starring Jack Nicholson, the main character played by him, works in an oil field for many years after failing to achieve the dream of being a pianist; a dream which his parents created for him. Throughout the film, Jack’s character Robert Dupea doesn’t really know what he’s supposed to do with his life. He keeps running from his fears, his family, and from his…

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Freaking Out: 5 Career Success Myths

Freaking Out: 5 Career Success Myths

Myth #1: I need to be well-rounded When I was a kid, I brought home a report card from school. I got an A in every subject, except English. I hated English. It didn’t make any sense to me. I was getting a C. How did my parents respond? Did they compliment me on my excellent work in most of my classes? Did they encourage me to focus my efforts…

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