I Am Enough

I noticed an affirmation posted in someone's workspace recently. I'm not one for affirmations, so I usually don't pay much attention to such things. Psychosomaticism (if there is such a word) works if you're not aware of where you're at. Affirmations serve as reminders for what we should not be doing, but seldom, if ever …

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Slip Sliding Away

There are far too many mornings when I wake up and find myself searching for a specific inspiration before looking forward to the events or non-events of the day. My inclination to write is dwindling at a pace that is concerning, because it was part of a bigger picture ideal that I held on to …

Resilience is not cheap 

I've watched some emerge stronger from harrowing ordeals, while others crumble from comparatively minor setbacks. This made me wonder what it is that makes some resilient while others remain fragile? Sometimes it's the final straw that makes us appear weak when we crumble from a seemingly petty incident, while others have no insight into how …

The Iceberg Effect (Take II)

My somewhat poor attempt at describing the iceberg effect in my previous post compelled me to take a second stab at it. I think I over complicated it previously, so here's a (hopefully) shorter but clearer explanation of what I think is an important concept to grasp. If we view the progression of our efforts …

Fleeting Thoughts (III)

[image: a collection of various koi and goldfish species in my pond at home]  Don't bite the hand that feeds you, it never ends well. Don't take for granted those that show a sincere interest in your well being, there are not many of them in this world. Reciprocate the good that people do for …