Embracing the Dark Side

This post could come from different angles as the “dark side” can refer to many different things, some quite fun.  To keep with the nature of this blog, the dark side I refer to is what was previously posted.  The dark side of freedom is our choice and the fantasy of everything we could be or… Read More

Are you a Victim of your Own Success?

As we go through life we build momentum.  Our decisions and actions produce results.  Those results may lead to success or failure.  When we find failure, we have the opportunity to learn how to do things better and avoid those failings in the future.  Provided we learn from our mistakes, we build success on our… Read More

Two Consequences of Our Decisions

A friend of mine at work brought out something he had posted on his wall years ago to post once again.  He found the quote in a training package for leadership. There are some ideas that connect with us in multiple situations and times “The two most severe consequences decisions are success and failure.” -Anonymous If… Read More

Marriage is Business

Marriage is tough.  Two people coming together doesn’t automatically make a relationship.  It may start with energy and passion, but the relationship evolves over time.  Passion comes and goes.  Connections wax and wane.  Communication strengthens and weakens.  Individuals grow and change.  As statistics indicate, many marriages end in divorce.  There are all kinds of articles… Read More

Bullies are a Gift

“Junior high was actually sort of hard because I got dumped by this group of girls.”  “They didn’t think I was cool or pretty enough, so they stopped talking to me.”  A year into her career, Taylor Swift returned to perform int he place where earlier she’d been mocked (and bullied) -and saw the girls… Read More