Plans – When to Stick it and When to Bail.

Persistence and stick-to-it-ness. I am a huge believer in staying the course, making sure you put the time in to achieve your goal. That said, sometimes we have to abandon our plan A and go with plan B. How do you know when? So tough to decide. However, there are...

Dealing with Self-Doubt

One of the most important things you can do to combat self-doubt is be around the right people. We must surround ourselves with supportive people. It’s that simple. People who encourage us, strengthen our resolve to do what we want. We need cheerleaders to help...

Constancy

There are a couple of factors that are fundamental to success. One factor is constancy – the practice of continuing to show up and having the best attitude you can muster. Some days, its easy, you’re energized, the universe is aligned with you, the coffee...

Supression of Chinese Dissidents and Activists

The suppression of the blind Chinese activist is just one of a hundred thousand incidents per year.  China is a repressive country trying to mask itself as a modern society.  No centrally planned, code word for socialism, economy has ever prospered for an extended...

Energy Saving Light Bulbs

LED, Fluorescent, Incadescent – What to buy? Like alot of things in life, light bulbs are now complicated!  The light bulb used to be an easy purchases. Now we must consider if it Is energy efficient? Will it switch on quickly? Can I use a dimmer? What is a...

Fear

Fear is a part of our existence.  Our DNA is hard wired and our physical responses to real danger are instinctive.   But fear is not danger but a mental perception of a possible danger.  This is a key distinction that almost everyone misses. Fear lives in the unknown....