In case you missed it - last week was the most exciting finish to an NCAA Basketball Tournament - ever! As the final second literally ticked away, Villanova made the winning basket. Depending on who you were cheering for, you either screamed with delight or looked shocked and dismayed. What a game! As always - I find there are some great lessons for all of us in these … [Read more...]
When did “Learning” Stop being Your Priority?
Somewhere along the line, "learning" stopped being your "job" - It's time to fix that - Let me explain... I had the pleasure of hosting my daughters and their friends over spring break down in the Redneck Riviera. During the week - two things became very apparent to me. First - I'm old. That was painfully obvious in my feeble attempts to keep up. Secondly - learning is … [Read more...]
The Minimalist Guide to Daily Satisfaction
You are busy. Probably very busy. You often don't see an end in sight. It's tiring. There are too few days you feel a sense of satisfaction or fulfillment when your head finally hits the pillow. I get it. You are not alone. One of my goals in writing this blog is to keep you focused on a desired future during the daily chaos. As such, as busy as you are, I hope you find … [Read more...]
A Dance-Floor Diagnostic: Is How You Dance the Way You Live?
Weddings, to a Psychologist like me, are 'target rich environments!" The people watching is amazing! Think about it - there are people from all walks of life, every generation and the added boost of high emotions and lots of alcohol! That's a winning combination! This weekend I found myself at such a venue. Not surprising, I watched and thought (while my wife did most of the … [Read more...]
Look in the mirror, have you Plateaued? Now what…?
Awareness is the first step of change, but if you stop there - nothing happens. If I didn't already know that to be true, I get a painful reminder every March. You see, I live in Buffalo, NY. Winters here are long, cold and dark. Unfortunately, for me that tends to correlate with a decrease in exercise and an increase in chicken wing consumption! Not surprising, when I pack … [Read more...]