Asking Busy People for Help

Have you ever felt like you need help from a person who is already inundated with requests? You know this person has a full inbox, but you still need help and you know this particular person has the specific help you need. Avoid Taking without Giving When I first started reaching out to people who […]

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Counterintuitive Solutions

Over the years I’ve come across many counterintuitive solutions.  These solutions when I seek help from other people who have overcome the same problem and get out of my own thinking or I let go of finding the answer completely and move on to something else and then the answer just shows up.  When I […]

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Self Esteem and Career

There was a time where I was feeling like I needed a job and would desperately seek any office job that would hire me.  My standards were pretty low at the time.  I’d take a job…any job if: It paid at least $10/hr and It wasn’t back-breaking labor and It wasn’t fast food This led […]

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Too Grounded or Not Grounded Enough?

Are you feeling too grounded or not grounded enough? “Too grounded” symptoms:  You feel at peace, and you’ve felt at peace for a long time.  Nothing is really changing in your life from day to day and you feel like you’re just going through the motions.   Your needs are met, but you really feel […]

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Get The Specific Help You Need

Think about what you lacked growing up. Was there structure in your house growing up?  Was it too structured?  Did you lack spontaneity and fun?  Were you missing a father figure or a mother?  Did you have brothers and/or sisters?  Did you grow up alone?  Were you parents physically and emotionally available?  Was there addiction? […]

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Running Your Own Experiments

Many times you’ll get data or advice that conflicts.  Is this food healthy to eat?  Should I be doing this exercise?  What should I do with my money? While it can definitely help to learn from others mistakes and listen to advice from others, understand that in many circumstances you aren’t that person.  There are […]

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How to Recycle Plastic Water Bottles

I’ve been wanting to get into recycling, so I did today.  I found some great tips here with step by step instructions on how to to it.         I have lots of Dasani water bottles like this                 And I took about 70+ or so bottles […]

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