SMART GOALS: Write Down Your Goals You’ve decided you want to accomplish a new goal. It’s time to sit down to figure out what steps are needed to help you reach your desired outcome. No matter if you are working towards improving your health, wanting to better your financial situation or change a habit, you …Read More about Be Specific: Write Down Your SMART Goals
Are you the windshield or the bug? Or something else? ========================================== The old saying goes, “Sometimes you’re the windshield. Sometimes you’re the bug.” My preference is to be neither because I want to avoid being crushed and want to avoid being the crusher. So what is the alternative? I like to consider myself the …Read More about Sometimes You’re the Windshield…Sometimes You’re the Bug. OR Choose to be Neither!
A new year approaches. With a new year comes new challenges, opportunities, and pathways to progress or decisions that leaves one in a stagnant position. • Where will your decisions lead you in 2018? Positioning yourself for progress in 2018 calls for a serious reflection on the following questions and a decision of what will …Read More about Positioning Yourself for Progress in 2018
I am fortunate to live in a very beautiful area in Virginia – my deck looks out on an environmentally protected area with lots of tall trees and a wooded forest. If I am lucky, occasionally I will see a deer or two walking through the woods. In the fall, it is especially awe-striking with …Read More about Coach John Wooden’s 7-Point Creed: #2 – Make each day your masterpiece
The Appalachian Trail is approximately 2,200 miles and covers the span of 14 states from its official southern terminus at Springer Mountain, GA to the tips of Katahdin at the northern terminus. The estimated time to complete a thru-hike is 5-7 months. Out of approximately 3,330 thru hikers, only 20% complete the full hike. The …Read More about Pay the Mountain to See the View