Monthly Archives: January 2018

My Suicidal Passenger

My passenger was dying and I ...

Just Needed a Drink

The man in my back seat was dying, and I had no idea what to do. It started when he got into my taxi and asked me to take him to a place on the North side.

Motivation Is Caring What Happens

If it's lukewarm it's NOT motivation

Too Cool to Care

We were standing around, heads hanging, listening to the boss berate us for letting quality slide.

In my twenties, I worked for a few years in a custom color photo lab where we developed film

Your Mis-named Comfort Zone

If This Is My Comfort Zone, Why’m I So Uncomfortable?

I’m going to stick up my hand and ask a dumb question here: Why does everybody call it a “comfort zone”?

We’re always hearing psychologists, psychiatrists, ministers, teachers, inspirational writers and speakers talking about comfort zones. We’re too comfortable, they say. If we want to make progress, they say, we’ve got to be willing to move out of our comfort zone.

5 Steps to (Almost) Fearless Decisions

Stuck in Neutral

Making decisions seems to be a sticking point for most people. And the higher the stakes involved, the harder it is to choose an action.

How to Get All the Good Help You Need

Getting Ahead Takes a Team

Success in this world requires group effort. We all need mentors and people who will help us on the journey. But what will it take to attract the right people into our lives?

You’ve no doubt heard the old proverb about finding a love partner: to attract a wonderful person, you must become a wonderful person to whom that wonderful person would be attracted. Everything successful between people is based upon giving.

Journeys Begin

Where Is My Happiness?

Hunting Happiness

The Same Wrong Turn Every Time

Judy was crying … again. After breaking up with her latest boyfriend, she was weeping uncontrollably. Crying over a broken romance would usually be normal behavior, except this was her seventh goodbye in the past thirteen months.