Inspirational Quotes from Margaret Mead

Margaret Mead lived a Legacy Life. Margaret Mead was an anthropologist… and a rebel. Quite a combination, huh? She lived between 1901 and 1978 and worked as an American cultural anthropologist, author, and speaker. Renowned for her anthropology contributions, she was controversial for the way she expressed her views during the 1960’s sexual revolution. Margaret … Read more

Ichi-Go Ichi-E – The Best of Anthony Bourdain Part 1

Remembering Tony – Part 1 If you follow my work, you know that I often write about legacy life topics in an attempt to inspire myself and others to consciously choose activities that will help us live our best lives possible. I first heard about the concept of Ichi-Go, Ichi-E while watching an Anthony Bourdain episode some months ago — and … Read more

Impatience Destroys Goal Achievement – How to Deal with Impatience

Impatience, Anxiety, Fear, and other negative emotions are powerful levers that often drive us to “push for closure” on a problem before a viable solution is realistic — this forcing of the issue then typically results in a whole host of negative consequences… We fall short of our goals. We often make the problem worse … Read more

There is Beauty Everywhere… If You Only Look

Life Lesson #19: Everything is beautiful in its own time   Today’s life lesson about beauty was inspired by Antoine de Saint Exupery (author) who wrote… “One see clearly only with the heart; anything essential is invisible to the eyes.” BTW, that quote is from Saint Exupery’s legendary children’s’ book “The Little Prince” – one of … Read more

Affirmations for Dads – Using the Power of Positive Self Talk to Become a Better Father

Affirmations for Dads I’ve known about affirmations for years, but (stupid me) I never really believed they were anything more than childish ‘I think… I can… I think, I can, I think I can!’ self-encouragement. It wasn’t until last year that I discovered that affirmations were something more…something truly powerful. I can honestly say that the Affirmations … Read more

Choose Happiness Over Money – It’s the Path to True Wealth

Do What You Love

Happiness or Money? Whether you are just starting out in your career, you’re considering relocating for work, or perhaps even a complete career change at mid-life, you’re going to face the question “Should I choose Happiness or chase the Money?” In this article we’ll discuss why the choice does NOT have to be one or … Read more

Use This Ridiculously Simple Time Management Cheat Sheet and Get Your To-Do List Done!

Time Management – It’s a Bear If time management was easy, we’d all be super productive and we wouldn’t need all those To Do Lists we love to make (but hate to actually do). Unfortunately the ability to use time wisely is a challenge for many people and most of the To Do lists we … Read more

How to Create Your Child’s Dream Book

How to Create a Dream Book

Does your child have a Dream Book? One of the things that is so magical about children is their sense of adventure and imagination; their imagination is without limitations. They come up with the wildest and spirited dreams and goals for themselves. Highlight their sense of adventure in this fun, literary, and historical activity by … Read more

3 Simple Ways to Do Something Good Today – Which Will YOU Choose?

Dr Seuss Care Quote

Life Lesson #8: Don’t just WISH to be helpful, DO something good today. Do Something Good Today – Our Teachers If you’ve read my blog for awhile you’ll know I don’t take credit for much of the wisdom I write about — instead, I view myself as more of a curator of helpful tips about … Read more

Today The Flower Blooms, Tomorrow It Dies. Don’t Miss Out on Life.

Gather Ye Rosebuds

It’s Foto Friday and I’m sick. Unfortunately for me, I’ve been sick quite a bit since December with a laundry list of ailments. It sucks to get old. That said, I’m not about to give up, and I’m confident that I’ll overcome what’s keeping me down. Meanwhile, this brings to light an important life lesson … Read more

Foto Friday – Remembering Our Ancestors

As the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea draw to a close, it seemed appropriate that today’s Foto Friday would feature this pic. Do you know what it is? Do you know the critical life lesson associated with this pic? Be sure to click the pic for the full effect! These are paper lanterns … Read more