Boyhood memories – What made you happy?

Boyhood memories – What made you happy?

A few days ago, I posted on my Facebook page a question, “Complete the sentence: What makes you happy? I’m happy when..” That came from a thought — if we know what makes us happy, why don’t we spend more time on those things? Right? Make a list of the things that make...
How to Say NO Without Feeling Guilty

How to Say NO Without Feeling Guilty

In my ventures and meetings in life, I’ve met many people who do not say no because… they are too embarrassed to say no. Even if it’s detrimental to them, they won’t say no because they worry what the other person will think. Let’s put this another way,...

Anthony Bourdain: What he taught me

I am standing today in the place where Anthony Bourdain died. And one can only imagine the mental anguish he was walking around with in such a beautiful and scenic small French village. Once, I got to meet this gracious man, and this is what he taught me: Ever met...
The Motivation Honeymoon

The Motivation Honeymoon

When we think of motivation, when we’re starting something new and exciting, we kind of think of it like a marriage where we live happily ever after. Sorry to wake you up sleeping beauty but this isn’t Disney. Motivation instead works like a honeymoon, you might be...