John Wooden said “Your reputation is who people think you are, your character is who you really are.” So, what would it look like for us to have great character in 2012 and stop working on our reputation? Who really cares what people think? I learned this lesson several years ago. I ran into a […]
My favorite psychologist is Viktor Frankl and he offers a bit of advice that will be helpful for us as we start the new year. Perhaps it is more of a mental trick, but the idea is to imagine you are living your life for the second time around, asking yourself what you’d do differently […]
Last night I stayed out till about 3am with some old friends. We shared the same stories we always share, stories about living in the woods, in the mountains of Oregon, about how we met in Colorado, about how we used to sleep on the lawn or meet each other outside one of our high […]
Thoughts on Taking Risks in Life
Do You Believe in Your Own Power to Shape the World?
Vulnerability as a key to emotional health
Our Crap Can Grow a Garden
What Would Change if You Believed People Actually Wanted to Talk to You?
What is Really Happening When We Laugh?
It’s not what you do that scares me, it’s what you hide.
What the Eisenhowers Knew