Wednesday Wisdom #5: Lose Control of Things You Can’t Control
There is great wisdom in focusing on influencing things that are within our SOR. Much frustration, pain, and regret stems from trying to control things that are ultimately outside the perview of our control.
Wednesday Wisdom #3: How Do You Learn – the Hard Way, or the Smart way?
“A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.” -Roy H. Williams What’s your preferred method of learning? While it’s true that some lessons are best learned through your own personal…
Wednesday Wisdom #2: Insights, Nuggets, and Sparks of Genius
For this installment of Wednesday Wisdom, we need to deal with the futility of perfection. A large part of our lives and circumstances could be better enjoyed and improved with a healthy helping of expectation management. If we’re going to better manage expectations in our lives, we need to get over the fantasy of perfection…
Wednesday Wisdom #1: Insights, Nuggets, and Sparks of Genius
“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” -Thomas Jefferson What if we woke up every day thinking of ourselves as someone we needed to take care. Say a younger version of ourselves that needed guidance from an older, ideal version of ourselves? In this mentor/mentee relationship, would we be more friendly and…
QOTD #19: The Wisdom of Trauma
“Trauma is not what happens to you. Trauma is what happens inside you, as a result of what happens to you.” — Dr. Gabor Maté Emotions are energy in motion. Trauma is emotion stored in our nervous system at the heart-brain level. It’s important in our healing process to remember that attempting to suppress our…