Thanks For What?
For Americans it’s a big deal, the Thanksgiving Holiday. It’s their largest travel period and it’s often more likely for the family to get together on this holiday than Christmas. As a Jamaican we never celebrated Thanksgiving so even though I now live in the US - albeit temporarily - it doesn’t hold much interest for me as a holiday. However, the act of giving thanks is indeed a noble one and one that I think we too often forget and really should be doing on a daily basis. I
Resistance is Futile
It seems all backwards really when you hear the trainers in the gym say that lifting weights tears your muscles but it’s a good thing. It sounds like something you should avoid, like the plague, but when done properly you actually grow in the process. Lets be clear, I’m not into the big Arnold Schwarzenegger type of body or bodybuilding but I’m working to strengthen my muscles in an effort to reduce and manage my pain. This works for me. Apparently lifting weights actually br
The Wasp on Goals
It landed on the stonewall right in front of us. I found myself watching it’s every move and realized Paul was just as mesmerized by the wasp when he raised his hand to block the sun, casting a shadow over it. He wondered what it would do, “because,” he said, “they see in a different spectrum of light to humans.” We continued to track its movements along the wall as it moved in and out of every little crevice, eventually stopping to clean the antennas that seemed to be doing
Do the Thing That’s Hard – First!
There are some mornings you don’t want to face no matter how positive a person you normally are. Sometimes it’s just the thought of the daily grind, sometimes it’s because you have a chore that seems daunting. Yet, you have to get up and get going. Sigh. What’s the best way through those days? Brian Tracy, a leading authority on the development of human potential and personal effectiveness, wrote a book called Eat That Frog! It provides the 21 most effective methods for conqu