Success / Happiness Mindset

The Primary Cycle of Belief

In today’s world of information overload and instant gratification, subtleties are all but ignored. Society is nearly blind to the beauty of what makes us so special and now willingly engages in counterproductive habits that exploit our vanities and our insecurities.  The most recent escalations have penetrated our lives in ways that make them virtually …

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THE DEATH OF AUTHENTICITY – How Seeking Validation from Without Compromises Who You Are Within

As a born and raised Southerner, I often speak in metaphors and similes.  Tasks that are nearly finished are “down to the short rows.” Folks who have a screw loose are “half a bubble off of plumb.”  And a man who married a woman who is out of his league “outkicked his coverage.” Part of what …

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THANKS, BUT NO – Four Reasons to Ignore Unsolicited Feedback

My eighteen year old nephew recently asked me, “What did everyone do before social media was invented?” I laughed at first and then felt a little bit of sadness.  I thought about it for a while and said, “We did the same things, but were forced to be more creative, more resourceful and more focused …

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Brand New Year, Same Ole' Me

BRAND NEW YEAR, SAME OLE’ ME: The Real Reasons You Will Fail to Follow your Resolutions

My very first ‘real’ job was at the YMCA of Athens, Georgia. I worked there while attending the college.  Each January we were inundated with the New Year’s Resolution crowd.  I suppose it is the same at every gym or fitness facility nationwide.  Members who normally exercise once or twice a week begin coming every …

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Don't Worry, Be Happy!

DON’T WORRY. BE HAPPY. ~ Why Happy People are Better Employees and Citizens

Does being happy really matter? And does it positively affect anything other than the happy person? In recent years, society has deemed the concepts of the personal pursuit of happiness and the professional pursuit of success to be mutually exclusive. The world thinks that we must sacrifice one for the other. This could not be …

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