11 Tips for Banking Your Time

Time is the coin of life. Only you can determine how it is to be spent. -Carl Sandberg You only have so much in the bank. The sad truth is that there is no making deposits into this account to garner more time. Maybe with diet and exercise you can maximize your allotment, but even […]

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Temperance 2/26/2019

If a man does not discipline himself, he cannot bring order into the home. -Confucius You have only yourself to be blame if your house is in disarray. If you made this mess, then get some discipline and fix it. _____________________ The Virtue of Temperance Control. Discipline. Restraint. Call it what you will. But if […]

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Temperance 2/19/2019

True power. True wisdom. If you want it, Lao Tzu has the key… Knowing others is intelligent. Knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power. _____________________ The Virtue of Temperance Control. Discipline. Restraint. Call it what you will. But if you don’t have it, then life will be much […]

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Choosing to Create More and Consume Less

Yesterday, I read the Medium article: Are You a Consumer or a Creator? by Melissa Chu. Ms. Chu writes about the prolific life of Pablo Picasso, who in his lifetime created 147,800 works of art. Imagine what it would take to produce that much content. As Ms. Chu writes, “He wasn’t reading about painting, thinking about painting, or watching someone else […]

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Temperance 2/12/2019

Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters. -Nathaniel Emmons Are your habits serving you? If not, then how will you break free of this self-imposed bondage?

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Temperance 2/5/2019

If you don’t find the time, if you don’t do the work, you don’t get the results. -Arnold Schwarzenegger Make the time. Do the work. Reap the rewards. _____________________ The Virtue of Temperance Control. Discipline. Restraint. Call it what you will. But if you don’t have it, then life will be much harder. Rather than […]

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All the Small Things

Imagine getting in your car and going from 0 to 60. What seems like a simple process to the driver is really a series of many other small processes. You don’t all of a sudden show up at 60. You have to get there. You have to build up the momentum. You have to trust […]

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Temperance 1/29/2019

Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. -William Faulkner Who are you really competing against? Now that you got that down, go out and win! _____________________ The Virtue of Temperance Control. Discipline. Restraint. Call it what you will. But if you don’t have it, then […]

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10 Reasons to Slow Your Anger

Good sense makes a man slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense. –Proverbs 19:11 It is not the easiest pill to swallow, but being slow to anger is the best medicine. Here’s 10 reasons why it is best to let it go: Winston Churchill said, “A man is about as […]

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Temperance 1/22/2019

The measure of who we are is how we react to something that does not go our way. -Gregg Popovich It takes discipline and control to react in an appropriate way. Do you have enough of it? _____________________ The Virtue of Temperance Control. Discipline. Restraint. Call it what you will. But if you don’t have […]

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