Each year, a university professor would begin his first class by teaching his students what he saw as one of the most important life lessons about priorities.
He would start by pulling out a glass jar. He would place a few fist-sized rocks into the jar, to the top, and ask the students:
"Is the jar full?"
The class would answer with a unanimous "Yes".
Passion is one key to unlocking the treasure chest containing your purpose and mission in life.
Getting to KNOW ourselves is critical in choosing the direction we will GO in life, and a solid self-discovery process starts with being aware of our strengths and weaknesses.
However, if we are to continue to GROW and make a significant impact we must make our mission line up with our passions.
High performers, such as Elon Musk and Richard Branson, are incredibly talented. They have unique qualities and abilities that many of us don't have.
But, here's the thing: we all have unique talents.
What most of us lack, though, is the ability to create routines to focus and make the best of our natural talents.
Pain can help you find your purpose. Most people spend their lives focused on their own pain. That's why most people die long before they are buried: they are focused solely on their own pain.
In most cases, it only takes one willing person to make a huge difference in a community, a nation, or even in the world. It only took me one "YES!" to accept the call to what has become my life's adventure; one step to begin a journey around the world and beyond.
When it comes to success, it's easy to think that ingenious, intelligent, and diligent people will inevitably become successful entrepreneurs.
In today’s fast-paced world, there is a simple solution to counter the stress of high-tech. It’s called “high-touch” or “massage.” In a society of “instant everything” we all seem to be running flat out. Our bodies get sick to slow us down, and we wonder what happened.
There's a common perception that life balance can only be accomplished by doing less.
During my encounter with burnout I realized that I needed to learn how to relieve stress on a daily basis in order to prevent a re-occurrence of that horrible experience.