Why you can have millions in the bank and still be poor

ok. ok.

I know what you’re thinking. I could go ahead and preach about love and relationships and happiness, etc…

But I won’t. I just want to share a story. Every time I read it, my perspective is refreshed and my direction is challenged.

Here it is: The story of the Fisherman and the Investment Banker.

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Why your New Year’s resolution could be doomed to failure

Every year, people all over the world make new year’s resolutions. Some resolutions sound like this:

  • I will get into better shape this year.
  • I will read through the whole Bible this year.
  • I will floss my teeth more often this year.
  • I will spend more time with my family
  • <insert yours here>

Unfortunately, experience has shown, people making resolutions like these are doomed to failure. Here’s why. They each commit at least one of these fatal mistakes.

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Made to be Incredible

I just watched The Incredibles. It’s really one of my favorite movies. Every time I watch it. I can relate to it in so many ways.

The Parr family. From left to right: Elastigir...

The Parr family. From left to right: Elastigirl, Mr. Incredible, Violet and Dash. Bottom: Jack-Jack. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

It reminded me of a quote by Marianne Williamson:

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.’

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What do Vision and Intolerable Pain have in common?

Everyone wants to change something about their life. Unfortunately not everyone gets around to actually doing it. It could be a physical change like losing weight; it could be finally getting the courage to ask somebody out; or it could be more drastic such as a career change. Whatever it is, there is a certain inertia that we have to overcome before we make any kind of change in our lives.


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Finding Balance Step Zero: The Heart Inventory

An essential tool to learning the art of having a balanced life is to know what are the things that need to be balanced.

Film poster for The Bucket List - Copyright 20...

Film poster for The Bucket List – Copyright 2007, Warner Bros. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

What are the things that you really want out of life? Personally, I’ve been able to categorize them into the following areas: Continue reading

Thoughts on Mountain Lion, IOS 6, MBP with Retina Display

I watched the Keynote of the WWDC. It’s pretty exciting stuff! IOS 6, Mountain Lion, Location based search all over the world, Maps, and so much more. Their tagline for IOS 6 is this: “It will take your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch in entirely new directions.”

taken from apple.com

This phrase makes me think about direction. While it is true that with all these upgrades our devices will be able to do so much more, Continue reading