Adulting, Be Radical, Focused Simplicity, Goals, Human, Peace, Thoughts, Wait

A Quiet Mind isn’t an Empty Mind

In today’s world it’s difficult to settle your mind. We are always so busy and going all the time that our brain is over stimulated. We are constantly hit with screens and sounds. Practice quieting your mind. Focus on the emptiness. Science has proven that men can sit and think nothing and women have to… Continue reading A Quiet Mind isn’t an Empty Mind

Adulting, Be Courageous, Change, Goals, Good Stress, Grand Adventure, Human, Life, Peace, Stand on Truth

Discipline is painful

I am not talking about the switch grandma put on your bare legs. Yeah, that hurt. Discipline to improve yourself to grow as a decent human hurts too. Making a plan, seeing it through, doing the right thing, and improving is worth all the pain it takes to get there. After the pain comes the… Continue reading Discipline is painful

Be Courageous, Goals, Life, Stand on Truth, The Right Thing

Day 60

Be brave. When you think you just can’t do that thing you must do, call on all the courage you have and get it done. Ask yourself, is it the right thing to do? Yes? Good. What’s the worst thing that could happen? Maybe you fail, so what you’ve failed before and come back better.… Continue reading Day 60

Be Radical, Goals, Looking Forward, Truth

Day 15

Halfway through January and people are still whining about last year. In the words of the famous snow princess, let it go. There is nothing a human can do about last year. Unless you have a time machine, leave last year alone. Stop picking it back up. Don’t look backwards, you are not going that… Continue reading Day 15

Be Radical, Focused Simplicity, Question Everything, Thoughts, Trust, Truth

This is Happy

This is happy me. I like happy me. I have been happy me off and on in my life, however I have been consistently happy for almost five years now. My secret to happiness is this, live simply, make love your filter for what you do, and do not entertain negativity even for a second.… Continue reading This is Happy

Be Radical, Family, Focused Simplicity, Sunday Thoughts, Thoughts, Truth

Protect What You love

If you value something you keep it safe. You know where it is at all times. If you have jewelery you keep it in an actual safe. If you have a dog or a cat you microchip your pet and keep it safe in a fence or home. What I don't understand is when humans… Continue reading Protect What You love

Family, Focused Simplicity, Question Everything, Thoughts, Truth

Time Flew

Where does the time go? The world keeps rotating and we keep living. One day we look up and recognize nothing. Yet, we were here when it all happened. Change happens most often in small starts and stops. Don’t blink.

Be Radical, Focused Simplicity, Question Everything, Thoughts, Truth

It’s so easy…

Spending money is so easy. Eating that decadent dessert is so easy. Sleeping later is so easy. Speaking negatively about yourself is so easy. Self discipline is not impossible. It does take work. Being a decent human takes continual attention. If you drop your guard even a little, you find yourself three steps back on… Continue reading It’s so easy…

Be Radical, Focused Simplicity, Thoughts, Truth, Words

Out of Office

How many times a week do I sit down and my writing muse does not show up to play? Let us just say several. No matter what you do creatively if inspiration doesn’t strike you, leave it alone. Walk away. Sometimes an idea will hit you when you are thinking about something else. Don’t get… Continue reading Out of Office

Be Radical, Focused Simplicity, Hello Monday, Thoughts, Truth

I Choose Peace

We are mistaken when we think our happiness and our peace will come from an external source. Your happiness and peace come from your soul. Yes external things can distract you from your peace. The problem isn’t that things prevent peace or take it away. When you move your focus from peace to the external… Continue reading I Choose Peace