It’s Sunday night. I’m sitting on the couch staring intently at what is going to be the last pack of cigarettes I ever smoke. I’m silently convincing myself that everything will be OK once all my little buddies are gone. People say that cigarettes become your best friends and that kicking the habit should be treated like a death, because… Continue reading SELF DISCIPLINE, making REAL CHANGE! Part 3
I give myself a weekend to get smoking out of my system. No limits on how much I’m going to smoke. I did this in hopes that the excess would actually create a negative jump off point and a disgust towards the act of smoking. Hopefully making it easier to follow my cessation plan. Just… Continue reading SELF DISCIPLINE, making REAL CHANGE! Part 2
Since my separation I have delved into the landscape of self improvement and wellness. Making quantifiable changes on a regular basis. Some of these changes have come quick and easy. Most have not. They have come through many nights and days of obsessive self reflection and honesty. Lately I have found myself turning a corner in… Continue reading SELF DISCIPLINE, making REAL CHANGE! Part 1
This one time I had my work review and was informed by my supervisor, that I maybe, might have a big ego. I’m not one to deny that I have an abundance of self confidence. Really… How much of that is ego though? After letting that digest for a moment or two. I conceded… Continue reading Self CONFINDENCE or EGO? Probably a little of Column A and a little of Column B
It’s been a week since the Raptors won the NBA Championship. I can’t help but revisit, with amazement the amount of unity this team showed. It’s truly a lesson to any coach, leader, manager, business owner, and anyone trying to achieve new levels of self development. The grit and determination this team showed is truly… Continue reading LIVE in the MOMENT but stay CONNECTED to the BIGGER PICTURE.
As night falls, silence rings through my ears like church bells on a Sunday. Finally able to relax for a moment. The kids are asleep. The sink is full, toys are strewn across the living room floor and there are still unwashed clothes scattered across the house. I’m exhausted and comfortable with the idea of… Continue reading 5 Principals Parents need to Instil in their Kids