5 Tips to Get Real and Get a Life

By | Food for thought, Inspiration

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.

e.e. cummings
Living an authentic life is a goal of mine. I aspire to approach everything I do from a very real place.

Deep down, The Real You is aching to bust out—to live, to be nurtured and heard, to express itself in some way. But many who step out and begin to follow their hearts are faced with lack of acceptance—because it’s not considered a normal behavior. Pressure from our peers and society in general can keep us hemmed in and prevent us from living the authentic life we should be living. Read More

The Magnificent Moment

By | Inspiration, Motivation, Uncategorized

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life.

Federico Fellini
Living unconsciously, sleepwalking through life is something that we have all done on occasion. And who can blame us? The daily grind can push anyone to the point of being disconnected and distracted. Our modern day lives entail awakening to buzzing alarms, rushing to get out the door to drop the kids off, or racing off to work, or both. Life is comprised of getting there, getting the job done, returning home, going through the nightly routine and then getting up and doing it all over again. Sadly living, day in and day out, disconnected from life.

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Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee

By | Inspiration, Motivation

I am the greatest, and I said that even before I knew I was.

Muhammad Ali
About 14 years ago I met Muhammad Ali, one of the greatest boxing champions who ever lived. I had boarded an American Airlines flight and was getting settled into my seat. I looked up and there he was, the great Ali, talking with a woman who was (I think) one of his daughters. She was standing to talk to him; she was lovely and appeared to be all business. After a few minutes she walked away and Ali was left by himself in first class. It’s now or never, I thought. Read More