Story: The first fixed wing powered flight: Wilbur and Orville Wright: They accomplished success by carrying out a new thought. The first attempt at flying their plane was on December 14th, 1903. This attempt failed and the plane had to be repaired before they could fly again. Wilbur was the pilot the first time. . . . → Read More: All Success Begins With A Thought
Finding Success in Your Life Purpose:
Do you want to find your life Purpose?
Story: Maya Angelou: Born on April fourth, 1928, in Saint Louis Missouri. At age three, she and her brother were put on a train, unsupervised, to live with their Grandmother, Annie in Stamps, Arkansas. At age seven, Angelou was . . . → Read More: Finding Success in Your Life Purpose
I have known several people whose lives were severely compromised by failing to make healthy choices. They ended up hurting others with their decisions. Making healthy choices is so critical.
Four Quotes on Health and healthy Choices
Virgil: The greatest wealth is health.
What does it profit us if we have . . . → Read More: Making Healthy Choices
Story: The Pig and the Panther: How the Panther saw his purpose.
The pig set about one morning to search for food. As he ventured forth, the panther began to follow him. Intending at first to eat him, he continued to stalk. Then he noticed what the pig was doing. He saw the . . . → Read More: Building a Life of Purpose
Do you want a life of fulfillment? Muslims believe that building a life of fulfillment involves working from the end to the present. Think about what will be said at your eulogy. Then make plans to build a life of fulfillment based on that.
Three eulogy quotes:
No eulogy is due to . . . → Read More: Building a Life of Fulfillment
Repetition brings mastery. At least that’s what I tell my music students. The same thing is true about the power of positive thought. Again, it pays to be mindful of what goes into the mind. When an ideation is reinforced, it becomes a part of our belief system. How many times have most of us heard . . . → Read More: The Power of Positive Thought
So what constitutes happiness? What is the happiness quotient? All of us want it. Everyone seeks it. And it’s one of life’s main pursuits. How does one define happiness? Is it a sense of fulfillment? Is it living in your strengths? Does it come from a feeling of accomplishment? Is money involved? Or is . . . → Read More: The Happiness Quotient: Beating Depression
Beating Depression; Living in Victory
I’ve done a lot of thinking about living in victory. I’m at the age when long term nursing home insurance becomes a necessity. This week, I had a face to face interview with a home health nurse that included being able to recite ten words back to her after . . . → Read More: Living In Victory: Beating Depression
Hope for Recovery From Addiction and Mental Health Issues
Living with a mental health challenge and living with someone with a mental health challenge can be stressful at best. I have had both experiences, having had an alcoholic father and brother. Life was hellish, to say the least. My response was to collapse into the abyss . . . → Read More: Brain Reintegration: Hope for Recovery From Addiction and Mental Health Issues.
Facing Down Co-Dependence: Five Steps to Emotional Freedom
Life in the Altman family revolved around taking care of my father and brother. Ever since my first exposure to my alcoholic father, I assumed the roles of caretaker and lost child. I was the one who retreated into a corner, fanatically obeying the family injunction to . . . → Read More: Facing Down Codependence: Steps to Emotional Freedom