May was Mental Health Awareness Month. I want to take a quick minute to talk about the significance of our mental stress and offer fifteen strategies that can help you and others stress less.
First - let's be honest. Each of us deals with some level of mental stress. A quick search on Google will reveal some common symptoms of mental stress.
If you're like me, you've likely experienced one of these at some point in time -- likely many times. These are real conditions - real struggles for millions of people. You are not alone. It's why we have a Mental Awareness Month each year. Even Jesus experienced Mental Stress. (Think 40 days in the...
Christmas is a big build up. It starts Black Friday and then for four plus weeks it doesn't stop. Holiday Music. Lights. Parties. Santa. Shopping. Sweets. Presents. Glitter Cards. Then we get to Christmas Eve and Christmas and it's Magic! But the day after Christmas, it suddenly stops.
What happened to the magic?
On Facebook and Instagram. We might see pics of what was. Smiles. Presents. Trees. But the trees are coming down. The Party is over. Christmas is now in the rear view mirror.
It's that lull between Christmas and the New Year -- that's a weird state. Can we just fix that?
I have some tips. But be warned, these aren't tips that come easy. I deal with the after math of the post Christmas blues myself every year. It takes me a bit to remember how to recover. Here are my tips.
I call this my "Go Back" Tip,...
In this blog I share on why I write and something helpful for writing that I call "The Write Mindset." If you want to be a better writer -- or just have more clarity on what you do as a leader -- or maybe even write a book one day -- I encourage to consider the ideas shared in the short blog. They have made a difference in my life, and I have a feeling they might have an impact for you too. Enjoy!
I have a new book that I am excited to share that will be released on Tuesday – Dec 20th. It’s titled IMAGINE, a book about hope and this powerful tool we have upstairs called imagination.
Imagination, to me, is like our own personal multiverse. It lets us see endless what-if possibilities. It can also take us back in time or even forward in time. And in the present, we use it as an instrument to make decisions. It’s driven by primarily two things hope and fear. The key to making...
If you have a passion for personal growth or leadership, then let's stay connected. Occasionally, but not too often. I'll share helpful information and useful resources to encourage those on the breaking average journey.