Season 4 of Live Deliberately is here and it's a little bit different from the previous three. For this season I'm going to be telling some stories. No claims that they will be educational, but I hope you will find them entertaining!
How does passion and what you do for a living intersect? It's probably not in the way you think...
It happens to everyone. You reach a point where you just. don't. care. anymore. How do you keep going when you get burned out and exhausted? Here are some ideas.
Usually the most important thing you can do when you're stressed out...is to figure out what your Most Important Task (MIT) is.
Parental expectations are a GOOD thing, but sometimes it can be a little hard sorting things out when it comes to gaining from your parent's wisdom and taking responsibility for your life. Here are some thoughts, starting with me remembering dealing with the perceived expectations of my dad.
There are negative people that endanger what you are trying to accomplish and then there are negative people who are essential to what you want to accomplish. Here are some thoughts on how to tell the difference.
Bonus for Unbound students: Vintage footage of the very beginning of Unbound Student Life!
Technology makes it possible to stay in close personal relationships no matter how far apart you live, but online relationships and local relationships are not exactly the same:
So, you have a whole lotta stuff going on, right? It's hard to concentrate on one thing when there's a lot of things that are happening. What do you do? Figure out the result that's needed and focus ruthlessly on that. Let me explain:
Anyone who stays alive gets to be an adult by age, but there's a big difference between a mature, successful adult and one who has just aged into the title. And that difference often lies in the ability and drive to keep learning..
At least you're not yet. And you may never be. Here's how to deal with that.
There are several reasons, but one of the best reasons is that you will get more done.
What do you do when nobody takes you seriously because of your age?
Some thoughts on dating and marriage:
It's almost the end of the year and I bet that you accomplished something big this past year and I know you had lots of small wins. So let me ask you a question: Did you take the time to celebrate those wins?
It's Christmas - so why are you so stressed out? Don't make the mistake that I did.
The traveler was young and strong and determined. For two years he had been in these mountains gradually learning how to navigate in this high altitude terrain. At first it had been confusing and overwhelming, but little by little he had faced and passed each test. Each passed test was credited to him as knowledge and slowly but surely he was getting closer to his goal.Read More
How do you stay ambitious and yet remain content? That was a recent question to Live Deliberately that had me asking some questions to figure it out. Here's what I learned:
I stabbed the brakes in panic as I came around the bend. A car was in the middle of the road and steam was pouring from under the hood. A woman that looked like she was over seventy had both hands on the trunk and was unsuccessfully attempting to push the broken down car up the mountain. She shot a startled look behind her as she heard the gravel crunching under my tires as I pounded the brake and swerved to the side of the road to avoid a collision.Read More
Here's a simple formula for being a lot more successful: Build great habits and your life will be pretty great too. Build bad habits and your life is likely to be pretty lousy too.
Here's some critical information about habits:
In a social media saturated world your biggest battle may be to remember that you are uniquely valuable, uniquely skilled, and that there's always room for more opportunities. Here's how to prepare for combat for that battle: