Self Help Posts

Think

Think

What do you think about? Do you think negatively or positively? Thinking is the most challenging activity one can undertake. If you don’t believe me, try it. Just sit for 30 minutes and think about your life. It is likely that within just a few minutes of thinking,...
I Quit

I Quit

Recently, I quit a professional group that I had been a part of for several years. In this group, I had built close relationships with fellow members. The perceived social pressure to continue with this group can be significant. I dreaded the decision. What would my...
Garden of the Mind

Garden of the Mind

Your mind is like a garden. Gardens require soil, seed, sunshine, & rain. The more fertile the soil, the easier it is to grow the garden. Here is the challenge – weeds grow much more quickly than flowers, fruits, or vegetables. Weeds grow in droughts and during...
Work

Work

I recently met a young man named Andrew at Tyler Place. It was a perfect Vermont morning for sailing. I had scheduled sailing lessons, and Andrew was my instructor. Asking questions is a favorite activity of mine, so I began inquiring about what he was up to and, more...