What Is and the Search for Answers

Many of us are seekers, looking for answers, searching for the truth, trying to understand why things happen and what is our purpose.
We struggle with these questions sometimes becoming frustrated and unhappy in the process.
But what if there were no answers? What if our whole life was one big image perceived by our eyes and…

Money Game for Kids

Lately we have been playing a fun money game with our kids.
We take a stack of coins and create a series of math challenges for each of our girls to figure out.
For example, I might put 7 pennies in one pile and 2 nickels in another pile and ask which one is worth…

Kill Your Cable – It Will Change Your Life

This past spring we cut our cable TV service, like many people have, to avoid paying the high cost of service plus equipment rental, but it has turned out to be a great decision for so many other reasons beside costs savings. Here’s why.
Less Couch Potato-ing. – Studies have shown that when…

The Wonder Garden – Lessons and Fun with Our Organic Home Vegetable Garden

You might have seen a bunch of garden and vegetable pics in my tumbler feed on this site over the summer. They all came from our backyard garden and, to mix metaphors, they represented the fruits of our labor.
Last spring we embarked on ambitious mission to grow a ton of food in our backyard. We…


“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; it is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” ~Winston Churchill


What do you want?

Beautiful lecture by the late Alan Watts on the importance of pursuing your dreams.

The Power of Monotasking

Can you imagine having a dentist work on your teeth while he was checking email and watching a movie? Sounds nuts, but this is not much different than how most of us live our lives. Doing several things at once and how is that working for us?
Multi-Tasking The Productivity Killer
I was recently helping a manager…

Fake It And You Will Become It

Success is as simple as standing up straight, raising your arms in the air, stretching out and making yourself bugger. This is brilliant TED talk was given by Amy Cuddy a researcher who herself learned how powerful is the force of faking it until you make it or as she says faking it until you…

The Journey is the Destination

I’ve learned that everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while climbing it. – Andy Rooney
We are always going somewhere, but that somewhere isn’t here yet and in the meantime, life goes by. Thats a lot of precious time to let slip by without enjoying it…

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