This is the question beneath all decision-making. Answer this and all else will fall in line. Too many times we confuse our careers with our assignment. Or maybe it’s our schedule of day-to-day life. American busyness culture would pride itself on how busy one can be best validates one’s assignment. However, knowing our assignments takes
You can protect yourself from other drivers… to an extent. However, there are no absolutes. No matter how good you are at defending yourself from the actions of others, you can’t defend yourself perfectly. The same is true in relationships. This is a tough one to accept because it feels even more unfair. No matter
Worry comes in and shifts us out of our identity and into task mode. We put down who we are and pick up what we do. Worry convinces us that the only way out of this problem, situation or uncertainty is to work our way out. To keep doing what we’re doing… but just more
Worry tricks us into building a defense for a case that has never existed. Trust frees us to live as though no case will ever be filed. We operate in one or the other. Every thought, word, and choice is a chance to double down on worry or trust.
Noun: a person who cheats or tricks others by persuading them to believe something that is not true. Worry masquerades as wisdom offering us a chance to solve all our problems or at least “feel” like we are solving them. In actuality, all we’re really doing is buying a property that we’re convinced is beautiful
When someone asks how work is going? It’s easy to dive right into the things going well and the stuff that’s brutal or even just flat. That’s not very interesting. What’s interesting is when you take the time to look down the line. Looking down the line means that I don’t respond based on how
In a day and age where we want the immediate, flip of the switch results, it can be a powerful thing to institute some hard stops in our life. We’ve been experimenting with establishing a 24-hour sabbath for the last four weeks. It’s been incredible- like a weekly vacation, which is saying something because we