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When Carving Your Path In Life, Make Sure That You’re The Sculptor

May 1, 2013 • By


Everybody has a story.  Each story is a mix of varying parts of happiness, sadness, hope and regret.  It’s rare to find anyone who is completely happy with their lot in life, but the smart ones know that complaining never helps nor does it make anything better.  If they are dissatisfied with the path they’re on, they’ll strive to make changes that will take them on a different route. But some folks worry about what others might say in response to the new attitude that seems counter the way that they’ve always known them to be.

For the same reason that pencils have erasers, you can decide to change anything about your life that doesn’t mesh with the person that you presently see yourself as…..or even want to be. Even though a pencil can erase, you can still see the vestiges of what was underneath.

It doesn’t negate what has gone on before; it just allows you to move beyond it….to clean the slate… redirect your path.  You can change the storyline; remembering that just because it happened doesn’t mean it doesn’t deserve a rewrite.READ MORE


Creating A Climate Of Creative Discontent

December 27, 2011 • By

Have you ever looked at someone who seemed to be living a charmed life?  It appears that everything this person touches is pre-ordained to turn into gold and from outside appearances such luck seems to be unwarranted.

On the other hand, there’s another person who never seems to catch a break.  After attempting several ventures it soon becomes apparent that if it wasn’t for bad luck, he’d have no luck at all.

It would be difficult not to become discouraged.  From outward appearances this person has the misfortune of walking around with the proverbial black cloud overhead.

Now imagine that these two glaringly different people have the same background, education and for all intents and purposes the same opportunities in life.  How does one explain such a disparate outcome?  There is one important difference; one of the two is never satisfied with the status quo.READ MORE