“The 1st step of being courageous is being willing to look foolish” James Clear

Courage and fear go hand in hand. I don’t think you can have one without the other.

What are we afraid of? James Clear, in his quote above, is the fear of looking foolish. That is…

“ The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” Hans Hoffman painter.

I love this quote as well as Hans Hoffman’s work. As a young artist, I was privileged to see his work often. My father was the accountant for the gallery in…

Upon reflection of a conversation I had with a friend the other day, I started thinking about his story. We all have our stories. What brought us here to this particular place. We’re all here for a reason.

Somehow, strangely connected. Finding value in that reason is the magic.


How significant is transformation in your life? Or maybe you think that it isn’t transformation that you need at all.

Sometimes we use different words that mean the same thing, such as growth or, as I sometimes refer to changes in my life, as my metamorphosis. …

“Never let things that matter the least get in the way of things that matter the most,” Jim Rohn.

Benjamin Hardy refers to this saying, “don’t let lesser goals get in the way of the important ones.” Brian Tracy speaks about Eating that Frog. They are all talking about the…

“I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be.

It’s their mistake, not my failing.” Physicist Richard Feynman, on dealing with expectations.

I know that you have heard this before. It’s all about the stories that other people tell us. Other people’s expectations of who we ought…

The following is a bit of stream of consciousness. So please bear with me on this one and try and follow where I am going:).

Each week, I want to focus on one thing. I write it down every day to keep it top of mind. …

“An adult is what people see on the outside, not who the person is on the inside” Joshua G Gold

Here are a few definitions of the word adult
a person who is fully grown or developed.


  1. behave in a way characteristic of a responsible adult, especially…

“Fear is selfish; courage is selfless. Face the fear and open up the space in your life for courage.” Joshua G Gold

Interesting concept that fear is selfish. Who are you hurting besides yourself? Hmm. So fear is all about you. Well, that sounds kind of selfish. I am not…

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