THIS WEEK: PUT IN THE WORK

We have all heard the saying, “No Pain, No Gain.” But if we were being honest, we would rather it went something like, “No Pain, No Pain” or “No Pain, All Gain.” We hate pain so we avoid it at all cost. However, we love gain and wish there was a quick fix for it… but there isn’t.

THIS WEEK: BE A GOOD LOSER

Life is not a zero-sum game. Meaning for every winner, there doesn’t need to be a loser. This binary way of thinking is anchored in scarcity… that there isn’t enough to go around for everyone. Maybe this is what inspires the “we all need to […]

THIS WEEK: CELEBRATE CHANGE

Change is inevitable. That doesn’t mean we necessarily like it, however it does suggest that we should, because it isn’t going anywhere. But why don’t we like change? Is it because we are creatures of habit? Is it because it conjures feelings of loss? Or […]

THIS WEEK: WELCOME FEEDBACK

We love to judge. We love to react. Now that everyone has a platform, via social media, we have the capability to post comments and reactions with virtually zero accountability and a ton of vitriol. It’s as if our culture has become addicted to scouring […]

THIS WEEK: EMBRACE DIFFERENCES

We spend so much of our lives trying to fit in and yearning for a sense of belonging. It started when we were children. Maybe we wanted to be one of the “cool kids.” Maybe we were worried what people would think about the color […]

THIS MONTH: MONDAY GETS ACCEPTING

The idea of accepting something or someone is so simple, yet complex. There is something about it rooted in the understanding that we don’t all need to be the same, nor should we try or want to; but we can still accept each other. This is a beautiful start, but it still falls short, because it can’t be without a moral compass and a belief in objective truth. Just look at the political divide, the racial divide, the pandemic divide. One person believes the sky is blue, while the other person says it’s orange. Who’s right?