Getting Used to Success

For many of us, it's easy to create a to-do list and before we know it, that list becomes overwhelming. It makes us feel good to think all of the things that we want to…

Change What You Can, Cope With What You…

This quote is more relevant than ever especially for Americans who are unhappy with Donald Trump officially being sworn in as President today. I don't really have an opinion on the whole matter. Why? Because…

The Problem with Pokemon Go

I first started writing this post when Pokemon Go was released in the summer. I saw the immediate impact it had on some friends and how incredibly distracting it was. As the weeks went by…

Becoming a Santa

Found on Facebook. Author unknown. "In our family, we have a special way of transitioning the kids from receiving from Santa, to becoming a Santa. This way, the Santa construct is not a lie that…

Must See Movie: Arrival

I hadn't heard of Arrival until earlier today when my friend asked if I wanted to go see a movie. I quickly checked out the description and it sounded good. I like not reading reviews…

Expanding Your Domain of Control

If you are like most people, then you sweat the small stuff that you cannot control. Small stuff that other people do which may or may not have anything to do with you. But you…

Must See Movie: Hector and the Search for…

Disillusioned with the tedium of his existence, psychiatrist Hector (Simon Pegg) confesses to his girlfriend (Rosamund Pike) that he feels he is a fraud for dispensing recommendations to patients who never seem to improve or…

The Paradoxical Commandments

by Dr. Kent M. Keith People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will…

Fail and Fail Often

If you've never failed, then you've never taken a risk. You've never had a dream and put your heart and soul into achieving that dream. The opposite of failure is success. We cannot succeed with…

Living, Loving, Learning & Losing

On May 17, 2001, the worst thing that could have happened, happened in the lives of me and my family. My mom died. For about the next 10 years, I was in so much pain…

Interstellar is a Must See Movie

Not often do I watch a movie that makes me feel sometimes opposite emotions but after watching Interstellar, I can say that it made me cry, laugh, be confused, be inspired, be hopeful and be…

Audio Books Are Great For Road Trips

This year compared to any other in my life has seen me on the road more than ever. From January 1 - October 1, I was home for a total of about 5 weeks. It…

Must See Movie: The Secret Life of Walter…

I first heard about the movie "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" just through some online ads and short teasers on Youtube but I always skipped over them. Then during a flight from Chicago to…

Love is Like Karate

Why is love like karate? If you look at how the ranking system works in karate, there are different colours of obis (which is like a belt) which represents the level one has achieved. The…

What Would Chairs Look Like If Our Knees…

Challenge conventional thinking and don't buy into marketing. Dairy farmers want us to buy more milk so all of their commercials will be about convincing us that dairy milk is good for us. Running shoe…

The 2 Approaches to Dating

There are 2 approaches to dating - physical and emotional. There are many ways to meet people today but you can categorize them in 2 ways - online and in real life. The problem with…

Don’t Lose Faith

I've shared the famous speech by Steve Jobs from Stanford's 2005 Commencement several times and I share it again today because today of all days it seems particularly fitting. Don't lose faith. I'm convinced that…