Lines lies and the dangers of poisonous speech.

Lines, Lies, and the Dangers of Poisonous Speech.

There is a saying that I use to hear a lot growing up, and I’m sure you have heard as well. “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”  While often repeated, that phrase couldn’t be further from the truth.  I can remember many times when words seemed to cut…

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The Art of Knowing and Defeating Your Enemies.

An Enemy is described as, “a person who feels hatred for, fosters harmful designs against, or engages in antagonistic activities against another; an adversary or opponent.” An enemy can also be called an “adversary” which is described as:  “something harmful or prejudicial:” We have many things in life that are enemies.  Anything or anyone that…

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Your Arrogance is Betraying You. Recognizing The Signs of Poor Self-Esteem.

Growing up I knew a kid that loved to brag.  He was the type of guy that had to be around the popular kids all the time in an attempt to boost his own ego.  He was what I would call a “Fair Weather Friend”, meaning that he would come hang out at our house…

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Let It Go! 4 Steps I Took To Live Regret Free.

4 Steps I Took To Live Free Of Regret.

We all have regrets in life.  We regret not accomplishing certain goals or not taking a certain risk.  We regret the decisions we’ve made or the people we may have become involved with.  The bad advice we followed and the good advice we ignored.   Finances, relationships, parenting, careers, we all have things we regret.  However,…

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The 4 Steps I Took To Change My Attitude and Live a Happier Life.

The 4 Steps I Took to Change My Attitude and Live a Happier Life.

  I know what it’s like to live with a negative attitude.  Being the person that always saw the glass as half empty.  The person that always compared myself to others. Listening to and often believing the lies people would tell me about who I was.  Living a life where it seemed no matter what…

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7 steps to being a more likable person

7 Ways You Can Become A More Positive And Likable Person.

As humans, we all crave some sort of interaction with others. It’s a natural instinct for us.   For some, being outgoing and likable comes easy. For others, it can be a struggle. I’m not talking about being Mr. or Ms. Popular, because being “popular” is different than being “likable”.  I’ve known people who will do…

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Are You Envious of Other Peoples Success? The 3 Steps I Took To Help End Professional Jealousy.

Are You Envious of Other People’s Success? Here are 3 Steps I Took To Help End Professional Jealousy.

A few years ago I worked at an inbound call-center as a technical helpdesk analyst.    I hated my job and felt as if I was just drifting through life day after day.  I always wanted more out of life but felt like I was on the proverbial hamster wheel.  Running and running, yet getting nowhere fast.…

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3 Things You Can Do To Destroy Your Odds of Becoming Successful In Life.

3 Things You Can Do To Destroy Your Odds of Becoming Successful In Life.

It’s not easy to take an idea and transform it into a successful business. Many people dream of becoming their own boss and financially independent. Dreams of breaking free from the 9-5 grind and making an impact on the world. Dreams of living a life fulfilled. Unfortunately for most, it ends there. Just a dream…

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How Holding On To The Past Prevented Me From Having A Successful Future.

How Holding On To The Past Prevented Me From Having A Successful Future.

“You’re setting yourself up for failure.” “Do you leave your brain at the door when you come in?” “You are so dense” “Oh, he’s only an amateur” For years I let these stinging words from my past affect me.   I would look back at my life and dwell on the mistakes I’ve made and the…

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The Dangers of Anger and How You Can Manage it.

The 5 Causes of Uncontrolled Anger and the 5 Ways You Can Manage it.

Dictionary .com describes anger as a noun meaning “a strong feeling of displeasure and belligerence aroused by a wrong; wrath;” Anger is something we have all experienced in life, and personally, I can tell you many stories where my anger got the best of me.  Times where I was let down by somebody I considered a friend or betrayed by a woman I was in a…

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