It’s My Life

It is January 25th and we are almost at the end of the first month of the year. This first month has already shown that we may have a bumpy ride at the start of this year. However, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it is going to be a difficult for everyone. Yes, we do... Continue Reading →

Lean on Me

All You Have to Do is Ask I am facing a new task for this school year. I am not teaching college students like I have done in the last 11 years. No, I am going to be teaching 4th graders for this coming year. It is a one-off situation this year because of COVID and... Continue Reading →

Don’t Stop Believing

Take the First Step on Your Journey We always have another choice. We may not like the other choices before us, but they do exist. Often, we believe that there is only one viable solution, but the truth is that there are many choices before us. Our challenge is to narrow those choices and follow what... Continue Reading →

Times Like These

Peering over the Pandemic Wall “It’s times like these you learn to live again.” The Foo Fighters got it right. We are learning to live again particularly because our own existence is at stake and nothing is a given. At the same time, we have to take the chances that we get. Step out into... Continue Reading →

Once in a Lifetime

Letting the Days Go By If you are a fan of the Talking Heads you will know the song Once in a Lifetime. The lyrics in this song are very compelling to me right now because often we do let the days go by and now everyone’s problem is that it isn’t the same as it... Continue Reading →

Time for a Break

3 Simple Steps Do you ever feel like you have a life that really isn’t your own life? Does it feel like you are doing things for everyone else and not yourself? Like someone handed you a script and all you can do is read your lines. I feel that way many times. I imagine... Continue Reading →

Three Concrete Steps for Finding Your Way

Having Trouble Getting Started? So Am I — Here are some ideas… Carlos Lossada Jul 16, 2018 · 3 min read (originally published on Medium for JRNI) I have been waiting for something to happen workwise and it hasn’t. I have been feeling lost. In these situations, we often stop doing the things that have been so useful... Continue Reading →

Don’t Forget About You

Unleashing Positive Momentum I originally called this piece, “At Least I Have Me”. I started off in a sarcastic voice and was focusing on the negative. I say this because it often starts that way. We feel down, and it is so easy to go down the massive drop like on a rollercoaster except that... Continue Reading →

4 Steps to Build Your Self-Confidence

Confidence isn’t something we’re born with, it’s something that needs to be cultivated. For most of my life I have only known two kinds of confidence: over-confidence and no confidence. I’d like to say that I am a confident person but I never had a sense of what confidence truly looked like. I grew up... Continue Reading →

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