Yearly Archives: 2018

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Stop Reaching Goals: Do This Instead

Are goals worth it? I have listened to the advice and read the self-improvement posts, books, and filed away my share of seminar workbooks. They preach a single sermon while the choir echoes the refrain. Make goals. Write them down. Look at them. Meet them. [...]

Going Back to Childhood to Find Joy: Three Avenues to Happiness

Some things you read hit you right between the eyes. One such piece was Eric Barker’s recent blog post on how to be happy in a crazy world. In a furrowed-brow world, everyone is looking for the magic elixir of joy. We all have it; [...]

By | 2018-04-27T21:14:50+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Life Observations, Reflections, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Best Two Lessons of Four Teachers

Everyone has had two kinds of teachers. Some you never remember. Then, there are those you never forget. Everyone has a list of the second. (It is usually a short list.) What makes the difference between the two? We assume we know what teaching is. [...]

By | 2018-04-20T19:55:50+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Reflections, Uncategorized|0 Comments