Tag Archive: discipline


“The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
Now that’s self discipline!

Green with Frenzy

Going Green - via weirdomatic.com

My latest personal challenge involves reducing my footprint on the earth and helping to preserve the planet. There are a lot of good things that I do when it comes to protecting the environment, but there is a lot more I can be doing. I endeavor to consume only what I need, re-using where possible…

Things I Teach My Kids: Practice Makes Perfect

In many domains, there is a belief that mastery requires 10,000 hours of practice. In my experience nothing in life comes easy so the determination to hard work and persist are vital skills and ones that are absolutely critical to have from childhood.
Our kids are learning at a breakneck pace. Everything from how to do…

These Little Tactics Will Help Get Your Kids to Eat Well

Getting kids to eat well is one of the toughest challenges facing a parent. Our kids eat pretty healthy, but like most children, they prefer treats over nutrition, turn their noses at many good foods and sometime show up at the table and refuse to eat the food they liked a day earlier.
Over the…

Breaking Out of a Slump

Do you ever have those days when you don’t feel like doing your daily exercise, getting to your working or sticking to your good eating regime? Or perhaps you have been off your routine for a week and can’t seem to get in the mood to restart. We all get into slumps and need motivation…

Do You Choose Your Emotions or Do They Choose You?

We are emotional creatures. We get happy, excited, sad, bored, angry and sometimes all of these at the same time.
Our emotions are usually at play in every moment of our lives. They are more powerful than we think and play a larger role in our lives than we like to admit. I am certain anyone…

Developing Your Self Discipline

Self-discipline is one of the most powerful tools that we have for achieving our goals, inner peace and personal success.
A few of my close friends have complimented me on my self discipline and this means a great deal to me, because I hang with some very disciplined people.
With my personality (don’t take…


“You don’t have to floss all your teeth; just the ones you want to keep.”
– I think this is from a movie or any dentists office