This is How I Fight My Battles

I'm a little rusty on the blog writing, but I had a moment of inspiration that I hope is captured well... I sent these messages to my family on snapchat: A question was posed to a group I am in earlier in the day, "How do you judge whether you are living an isolated life … Continue reading This is How I Fight My Battles

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What’s Next?

These two words have come up in conversation this week multiple times. Either in me asking someone what is next for them, or someone asking me what's next for me. The latter of those two scenarios has me stumped... It has been a while since I have posted anything on my blog. Part of that … Continue reading What’s Next?

Perfection

How many of you think you are perfectionists, or have been diagnosed as such? That's what I thought... Let's define it... a perfectionist, according to dictionary.com is a person who refuses to accept any standard short of perfection. I don't think that I am a perfectionist. I do have perfectionist tendencies in certain areas of … Continue reading Perfection

Human Judgment

Adam Grant is someone I heard speak at the Global Leadership Summit a few years ago. He is an organizational psychologist, Wharton professor, New York Times bestselling author of GIVE AND TAKE, ORIGINALS, and OPTION B with Sheryl Sandberg. This morning, this post popped up on his Instagram feed: It got me thinking... Am I … Continue reading Human Judgment

Year in Review: Top 5 Blog Posts of 2018

Towards the end of 2017, I had the urge to write. I was not sure what to write, or where this effort would lead me, but I decided to manifest this urge in the form of a blog. First Blog Post: https://myski143.com/2018/03/07/in-the-beginning/ I made a personal commitment not to force anything and just write whenever … Continue reading Year in Review: Top 5 Blog Posts of 2018

Goals

With a new year just around the corner and just coming off a week of thanksgiving, it is a great time to start reflecting on this past year and contemplating what you want to accomplish in the coming year.  Getting Started Reflecting on the past year is always a good place to start. I encourage … Continue reading Goals

Trust

Trust is the firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. Trust in action is when I believe in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of. I have operated most of my life under the "trust until given a reason not to" frame of thinking. I know others who are … Continue reading Trust

reckless

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend a retreat. This was the first time I had ever experienced anything like this. It was extremely impactful, affirming and inspiring. Over the weekend, we sang a lot of songs. There was one in particular that we sang probably a half dozen times, and it allowed … Continue reading reckless

Meaning vs Purpose

MEANING is defined as: What is intended to be, or actually is, expressed or indicated; signification; import the end, purpose, or significance of something Intentioned full of significance; expressive PURPOSE is defined as: The reason for which something exists or is done, made, used, etc. an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal determination; resoluteness … Continue reading Meaning vs Purpose

Ain’t No Half Steppin

Anyone have the tendency to glorify your past? I do... It tends to come up when I am trying to compare, outdo, one up or prove to someone that  did not know me back then that I am more than what I may present in my mid-40's... The reality is this... glorifying my past only … Continue reading Ain’t No Half Steppin

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