The purpose of life is...to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” - Emerson What's your purpose in life? I really try to look beyond the ordinary, the stereotypical and see the beauty in all while sharing that joy with others
There's a program that refers to 'using the tools laid at your feet" as a way of seeing what you need has been there already.
The L.I.F.E. workshop calls "trusted support" as
Trusted support means having a relationship with someone in which you feel fundamentally safe, supported, and willing to discuss any issues that create worry, anxiety, stress, or other psychological burden to you
Recently I had a few set backs, a good friend moving away, a co worker leaving a position that made work that much more worth it. Someone I've known for 14 or so years has cancer.
Instead of complaining I called people, went out to where I could talk
When life looks down, lets look around and see whose on our side. Someone always is
So many of us continue to make choices that affect our lives in ways we never expected
With so many people graduating this seems to fit the reality of the days
Three simple rules in life
If you do not Go after what you want, you'll never have it
If you do not ASK, the answer will always be NO
If you do not step forward, you'll always be in the same place
For me at my age I'm back in graduate school - I'm GOING after it
It's been a rough week with a few set backs so I asked to talk with friends - I asked
The new business is slowly blossoming - we're not in the same place as last week
I learned this the hard way when a rough patch of work started
to alienate me from my family. Let the people closest to you know what’s going
on in your work life when things get hectic, so they don’t feel like your
lowest priority or worse, suddenly abandoned.
And keep your ears open to hear
what they tell you, too — if your spouse or partner, your friends, or your kids
start complaining — or tell you straight out that you’re working too much — listen
to them. They’re generally going to be a better judge of your behavior than