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Thhe words you use in your mental conversations and discussions will manifest itself in real life.

Words Influance your Relationships

Reading Time: < 1 minute What you say to yourself has a profound effect on how you act. The words you use and tell yourself are far more powerful than what you would like to think. If you are lacking self-confidence, you might look at what story you are telling yourself. Are you often making the statement to yourself that sounds like, “Man, you are stupid? No wonder nobody takes you seriously.” That lie will keep you from achieving everything unless you change your words. Question why you say the words you say to yourself. Leaders Basement injects a good concept that I find myself doing …

Where did Auld Lang Syne come from?

The Origin of Auld Lang Syne

Reading Time: < 1 minute One of the biggest traditions we have for the new year beside setting resolutions or goals is that we sing Auld Lang Syne at midnight. Yet why do we sing this particular song? That is actually a easy story to tell There was a big time band director by the name of Guy Lombardo and in the 20’s he started playing this song at the stroke of midnight. And he kept it up till his death in 1977. Yet the song didn’t stop with his passing. The song is actually several hundred years old and originated in Scotland. It was …

Here is a video of 10 strange christmas traditions

Odd Christmas Traditions

Reading Time: < 1 minute You know how I was saying that there are some new Christmas Traditions you can partake in? Well, I thought it would be fun to look at some of the older more unique christmas traditions found through out the world. Yeah Everyone has heard of Krampus and that sounds like it would be a fun event to attend with all these scary dudes walking around leaving candy or sticks in peoples boots. While at the same time smacking random people with switches. There are other traditions especially in Catalonia where they have a dude who is Taking a load off …

Listen to a Christmas classic in a new slightly depressing light

Christmas Carols in a Minor Key

Reading Time: < 1 minute The power of keys. I never understood what the key of “whatever” meant and what the changes to the key scale did to a song. The Guys at Classic FM must have understood that I was thinking this and shared it out for everybody to enjoy. Is a song lifting or is it a funeral march? The Key is what is important. I am not a music major so I will let you witness it yourself have fun. Merry Christmas! Share3TweetPin1ShareShare4 Shares

Setting A Goal and an Easy Way to Achieve It

Reading Time: 2 minutes Well, the end of the year is coming up. It is time to think of Christmas and family, yes but it is also time for you to start thinking of next year. Why? Well honestly if you want to achieve success in anything in life you have to stop flying around by the seat of your pants. You have to plan what you want to do. Do you want to get in shape? or do you want to leave your job and make your own way? Be dependent only on yourself? Then this is where the rubber hit the road. …

Experience adversity as a gift

The Gift of Adversity

Reading Time: < 1 minute Failure is life preparing you for success. Have you ever heard that saying? Adversity is the track that you are running on that will determine whether you succeed or fail. Tiffany Peterson had her arms full of adversity. ALl in one week she had three life-changing events She also understands the who mindset of E+R=O or Event+Response=Outcome. She talks about how you can run scream and cry when different authenticity training shows up but you have to ask this question eventually What are you here to teach me? This is an important question to ask yourself. It is a question …

Video on 3 ways you can stop being angry

3 Ways of Getting Over Feeling Angry

Reading Time: 2 minutes You ever notice that, when you get butthurt, it is hard for you to get over the initial anger? Why do we get angry so fast? Well according to Julia Kristina it could be that we have some deeply ingrained bitterness that keeps rearing its ugly head. High Expectations Many times we have expectations that are too high. We get angry when we expect people to have the same considerations as we do. Yet when these people fail to be as considerate as we feel we are we are let down. With that letdown, we get angry Having Scarcity Often …

Can anger be good for you?

Using your anger for good?

Reading Time: < 1 minute What? You can use your anger for positive objectives? According to Men’s Coach a Tripp Lanier, yes. Because he believes that anger isn’t the problem but aggression is. As you will see in Tripp’s example of the man vs the inflatable swan. Where he talks about a man who is knocking the fire out of a swan the wronged him somehow. The advice that is given is golden, solid and needed to be heard. So pay attention and understand why anger is actually a good thing. Share11TweetPin1ShareShare12 Shares

Helpful video on what geocaching is all about

Get out and find some cache

Reading Time: 2 minutes Well we had some serious topic these past two weeks so it found that it is high time for some levity and fun. This week we are talking about getting outdoors and exploring the world. Most people won’t. The biggest reason is everybody’s favorite radio station. WIIFM or What’s In It For Me? So here is an incentive for you Treasure. Got your attention now right! Thought that may work. Now let’s not get excited too much we are not talking about Forest Finn’s treasure, but it does give you and your kids some adventures to talk about. The treasures …

Grieving in silence isn't a good way to deal with your grief

Dont Grieve in Silence

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ok, This week we are getting back on track but to do that there is a grieving process. This process is a natural part of coping with the loss of a loved one. Yet many people especially us guy we like to go at it alone and in silence. This Stoic approach may help us feel noble and strong when we are faced with a moment of weakness. Yet Rachel takes the approach to share your grief. Talk about what you are going through. She poses a very good position on why staying silent isn’t good for you nor those …