Your Personal Myth
Positive Motivational Life Thoughts Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response. Arthur M. Schlesinger How to Create Meaning and Purpose in Your Life with a Personal Myth Do you ever feel like you’re just going through the motions without a real sense of purpose or meaning in your…
What Do You See?
Inspiration for the Soul A Philosopher’s Stone I have always been fascinated by this saying from novelist Aldous Huxley. It speaks to the relative nature of reality at its finest. What we believe, we perceive, and what we perceive, we ultimately see. I wear reading glasses. When I remove them, the written world becomes blurred,…
Inspiration for the Soul The Philosopher’s Stone Change: The most frightening word many will ever face. But why is this? Change within the environment elicits fear. This one emotion, while valid, creates a whole host of secondary responses in the body that primes us for one thing, fight or flight. Salivation turns off, digestion turns off,…
Ten Ways to Conquer Your Fears and Succeed in Life
Inspirational Quote Are you a dreamer? Do you dream of a better life for yourself or your family? If so, then this blog post is right up your alley. Take a look at these ten ways that will help conquer your fears and succeed in anything! It will give you the tools to take back…
What is Your Priority?
Inspirational Quote Philosophical Food for Thought I happened upon this quote from the great martial artist Bruce Lee. Wow, does it put things into perspective! How much time and effort do you spend on the increase? New goals, new cars, new homes, new jobs, more, more, and more! Does this rat race indeed lead to…
Katabasis: Ascending Time’s Grieving Sorrow
Time Tics to Sorrow’s Grief An acorn fell to the Earth, and lost its way in an endless sea… Yet the rabbit runs blissfully cheerful towards the setting sun! I originally penned a version of this prose for a colleague who had lost her husband. I was in my twenties at the time, and little…
Oh… What a Winding Road It Is: Beauty in Nature’s Intent
Inspirational Quotes Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day. ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh I’m not lost for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost. ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh A Father’s Guide to Wisdom Usually, I write these posts with a fresh mind at 4 am. But even…
Set the Expectation – Self Realization in Action
Inspiration Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. Michael Jordan You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. Michael Jordan A Father’s Guide to Wisdom Today’s inspirational quotes come from the master of air himself. Michael Jordan was perhaps one of the greatest…
Day 47 – 48: My Personal Journey to Release Weight
Oprah 2020 Vision Tour Weight Watchers!!! What a Beautiful Community you have created. Thank You… Thank You… Thank You!!! I did not get to write yesterday, because I was attending the Oprah 2020 Vision Tour. WOW!!! What a truly amazing woman, and I am so grateful I got to be one of 15,000 + people…
Day 44 & 45: My Personal Journey to Release Weight
Hello everyone. I haven’t had too much to report on the past few days. Things are moving into ritual, which in essence, from a psychological viewpoint, is a good thing. The gym workouts are hard and heavy. PAINFUL at times. But the motivation in the morning helps me to pull through. Hope you enjoy today’s…
Day 36: My Personal Journey to Release Weight
Dr. Tom explores the ebb and flow, valleys and peaks of a weight loss journey. Motivation to kick of your day in top gear!
Inspiration: Day 33 of My Personal Journey to Release Weight
Dr. Tom explores the inspiration behind weight loss and letting go for one day of rest (of course in a controlled fashion)