3 results for tag: core values

What if You Had Only One Month to Live?

I’m a big fan of “What if” questions. The singular benefit I’ve gained from asking “What if” questions have been my ability to live life with greater intentionality, clarity, and focus. So, if you’ve never thought about the following question – I wholeheartedly invite you to embrace this life-changing question. What if…. you had only 30 days to live on this earth? What if…. after this month, your life will cease to exist? (more…)

How to Create Life-changing Core Values in Your 20’s

Imagine yourself in the following situations: My best friend’s girlfriend invites me to her graduation party. I get inside information that there will be lots of drugs and excessive drinking during the party. Should I still attend the party? I know my best friend will be very disappointed if I miss this special day. Tomorrow is my final exam, and I’m completely unprepared. The grade of this exam will either break or make my opportunity to graduate as an Honors student. My friend suggests creating a “cheat sheet” to use during the exam. Do I engage in this behavior? I compete in tennis tournament with an opponent I know whose ...

How to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life in your 20’s

Dear fellow Millennials, I have a confession to make. It’s about my pet peeve. Only a handful knows about it at this point, but I feel compelled to share it with my readers now. Whenever I hear someone say “I have time to kill,” this really ticks me off. In fact, it infuriates me. Don’t get me wrong. I understand sometimes doing nothing helps recharge our batteries from the excessive consumption of energy that our life demands us, but really I am talking about those who habitually engage themselves in nothingness. No purpose. No intention – just extra time to kill. Osbert Sitwell once said, “In reality, killing time is only the name for ...