Category: Be the best you can be

    Great ideas on how you can improve your life and change habits to make you the person you were intended to be.

    Help me!

    Are you at a point in life where you don’t know where to turn? There is hope! I’m not trying to sell you anything… I have no sales links to this post….you will not be asked to buy anything or subscribe to anything. There may be links here, but they are links to help if you want to click them. No obligations. What do you need help with? Let’s start here. First, most types of help are local in need and action. So we have to narrow down what you need help with. Next, if it is not local, we […]

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    Finding the meaning of life – How?

    The quest begins – Just what is life anyhow? Means different things for different people. For a baby, it means getting fed when you’re hungry. To an older person, facing a lonely, hopeless time, it means a peaceful death. A young person in love, it means marriage and a family. Here’s what the wisest man in the world said about life – Found in the Book of Ecclesiastes first chapter: The words of the Teacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem: 2 “Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Teacher. “Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.” What a dreary outlook on life. This is […]

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    Cracked but not broken – living with disappointment

    Humpty Dumpty Nearly everyone has heard of the nursery rhyme, Humpty Dumpty. According to the legend, he was an egg Similarly, he had a great fall We read that all the kings men could not put him together again Like Humpty, many of us have had at least one great fall! Many of us have been cracked and some have been broken. Some who have been cracked have tried to use a Band Aid to patch themselves up. Many have gone to counseling to try to figure out what happened and how to heal from it. Several of those who […]

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    Lessons from life – What nature teaches us

    All life is a learning experience – what can we learn? We can learn from school We can learn from books We can learn from experience, both good and bad We can learn from working on a job Many ways to learn and so much of it costs nothing The greatest teacher is actually life! I have had the privilege of getting my doctorate through school Much of my scholarship came from books I have had loads of on the job training I became a pilot through thorough and strict training Most of my learning actually came from nature itself. […]

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    Perspective – do you have one?

    What is perspective? English Dictionary says it’s a “view.” Could be a view on life Maybe a view of an object Perhaps how you see something or someone Ever had a wrong perspective about something or someone? Are you near enough to have a perspective? The story is told of two farmers walking down a country road. One quipped, “Look at that white mule down the road!” The other one responded; “Have you ever seen a white mule? That mule is grey!” As they got closer they both found that it was not even a mule, but was a horse […]

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    Consistence versus persistence – both necessary to success

    Ever wondered what the difference is? Both are adjectives but have different meanings. Consistent Basically, you do the same thing over and over Go to bed same time, get up the same time Eat meals at the same time each day A daily routine for doing things – emails, phone calls, projects Dependability – people come to expect you to be on time, to do your work Quality – everyone likes to know they can expect good quality from you With all this said, there is an inherent danger that you get in such a habit of doing things, that […]

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    Persistence pays – Stick to it and win

    Thomas Edison said it well: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” I can assure you, you will not fail if you do not try. Many people can begin a project, but not everyone finishes. Often we are dogged by discouragement, disappointment and just plain laziness. Persistence always pays off Where there is a will, there is a way! Don’t ever give up. Hang in there Keep on trucking All these sayings are true. If you have the will to succeed, you will. You will never succeed if you give up. You must just simply, […]

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    Change the world – one person can do it – is it you?

    Most of us have never heard of John Frederick Parker (1830 – 1890). John was the police officer assigned to guard President Abraham Lincoln. Not only was he negligent, but he was also probably drunk! He left his post and joined Lincoln’s carriage driver at the Star Saloon, next door to the Ford’s Theater, where Lincoln was watching the play, Our American Cousin. John Frederick Parker People who have changed the world Louis Pasteur (1822 – 1895) Invented the process of removing germs from milk, the process later called pasteurization, named after him. Louis Pasteur Leonardo da Vinci (1452 – […]

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    how to change your life in 7 steps – it really works

    I don’t know of anyone who doesn’t want a better life. How to achieve it is the issue. Let me walk you through the steps. 1. Believe you can change? Sit down and take a hard look at yourself What do I think about myself and where I’m at in life Be real…be totally honest and candid Before you can know where you’re going, you have to know where you are “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step”. Lao Tzu Many people can help you, but it’s up to YOU to do the work 2. What I […]

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    how to focus better – where to begin focusing

    For many people, focus is a task that we just don’t, or can’t seem to do. Let me help you get your life in focus. What is focus? What is focus? The dictionary describes it as; “a central point, attraction, attention point or activity”. Focus is the key to life. If we are not focused, we are drifting. Focus requires steps to be taken, action must be planned. How do we focus? First, you must make a decision to stop drifting through life. You must write down your goals, the things you want to accomplish, what you want to be, […]

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