Our Manageable Properties

The means by which we achieve our desired states like pleasure, happiness and satisfaction, are the properties that we can directly influence.  Manageable properties are intrinsic and naturally belong in our lives.  A symbol of this is the center of a wheel.  By directly affecting the hub, we move all  attached to that hub.  And… Read More

Our Butts have Power

My goal is to publish my manuscript.  This blog’s intent is to present the ideas of A Valued Life, Managing the Business of You.  However, I want bring the ideas to life on this blog by interspersing excerpts from the manuscript with daily experiences and reflections.  In doing so, perhaps readers can relate to the… Read More

Find the Fun

There is a perception of fun, joy and contentment within the moment.  Do you know it?  It is where we create our vision is out of our decisions and actions.  It is a state of mind where the challenge of a given situation is in line with our skill level, without anxiety, worry, apathy or… Read More

Finding the Essence

There is a feeling, thought and spirit that is you.  Do you know it?  Within this feeling, thought and spirit is our fundamental essence which has intrinsic value, usefulness and worth.  It is the root of our experience.  It is the basis of our interaction, integration and interconnectivity with our universe.  It is also the… Read More

Integrating Our Business

The business of you is not self-centered and focused solely on the individual.  Another perspective just as important is how our business integrates with the business of other individuals, organizations as well as nature’s “business.”  We are a system that integrates with nearby systems as well as the larger systems around us.  Even when we… Read More