If you want to make a change in your life, start with water.

Have you ever wanted to make a big change in your life? Personal growth is hard, daunting and requires you to go all in. You must commit to yourself with fierce determination or you will backslide into familiar ways. So what does that got to do with water? We all know we should drink plenty…

Swirling In Limbo

“Well, limbo is not a good place to be.” –  Bill Joy It is not uncommon to hold onto things/people/feelings that we know we should let go of. We know we will be happier, less stressed, more productive and positive but, instead, we hang on. Why? For the most part it is due to the…

Raw Honesty

“Honesty has power. Honesty has a power very few people can handle.” — Unknown Author Raw Honesty; with yourself and with others. Sometimes you have to hear what you don’t want to hear. Sometimes you have to say what you don’t want to say. Ignorance is not bliss and living a lie is not authentic.

Drop Dead Dates

“A goal is a dream with a deadline.” Napoleon Hill Drop dead date….a term we use in the lighting industry for the absolute last date something must be done before the delay has cause irreversible repercussions to the parties involved. Typically after that some sort of penalty will likely be involved. So why do we…

Did You Forget To Dance?

“When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” – Wayne Dyer Available on Fine Art America Dancing can make you smarter, happier and have improved health benefits both physical and mental. Best part, is that you do not have…

Help Others To Help Yourself

“Even when you are hurting, someone is needing you more than you need your pain and so you give of yourself.” – Jen Lynn Arnold I am sitting at my computer tonight, tears streaming down my face, feeling like a total sham. Here I am telling you to be brave, like it is an easy…

Procrastination, we meet again.

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe You know that song with the line, “The waiting is the hardest part.”?  While I find that waiting can be tough, it is the starting that can be tougher still.  Whether it is lack of motivation or not knowing where…

Do What Makes You Great

“You don’t have to be fearless, just don’t let fear stop you.” – Charlie Day Actor, producer and screenwriter Charlie Day (1998 graduate of Merrimack College) delivers the keynote address at Merrimack’s 64th undergraduate commencement ceremony. To me there is something inspiring and motivating about a commencement speech. Especially one that hits all the high points…

Live And Love Your Brave Life

“There is a surrendering to your story and then a knowing that you don’t have to stay in your story.”  –  Colette Baron Reid Your Brave Life is a philosophy that has I have come to live by and I hope you will too. When we think of bravery we often think of grandiose things…