Clutter

Fifty years ago, if someone used the word “clutter” in a conversation, it would not have had the same sort of emotional charge that it does today. But currently, it is met with eyes rolled up and a sense of hopelessness. Clutter now occupies the ranks as one of the …

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Self-Regard and Self-Esteem

In the emotional intelligence world, this is defined as “an inner confidence.” A salesperson with true confidence has the ability to accept and admit strengths and weaknesses. These individuals refuse to participate in the blame game. They’re responsible and accountable for their actions and outcomes.

Sales organizations employing high …

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Swimming

‘Is it safe?’ – my dad on the subject of any swim; any lake. His idea of safe was tied with that of permission and common knowledge. He never said this about hills. There was always a guidebook to read and a map to follow for hills.

My dad was in …

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Alan Richardson

Australian physiologist Alan Richardson scientifically proved that visualization works when he had college students visualize certain athletic activities. He discovered that a person who consistently visualizes a particular physical skill develops “muscle memory,” which helps them when they physically engage in the activity. Richardson chose three groups of students at …

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Cat yoga postitions

I cannot imagine a life in which cats don’t dominate my world. Anyone who has ever had a cat burrow into their neck, heart, and consciousness knows that this relationship is way bigger than just being a cat’s “owner” or “caretaker” or even their “parent.” None of these …

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The westroads mall killer

In December of 2007 a nineteen-year-old deranged killer entered the Westroads Mall in Omaha, Nebraska, and within six minutes killed eight people and wounded four others before killing himself. Back in 2007, well after the incident at the school, my three children were in their early teens, and like most …

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Evil people in this world

Do not overlook the fact that there are evil people in this world. Frequently we see behaviors in others that we chose to ignore because we don’t want to know the truth about their intentions; we want to believe that people are better than they are and that no …

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Process predators

Process predators, on the other hand, are much different. Process predators aren’t interested in your watch or wallet; they get off on the act of violence itself. This category of predator includes the likes of rapists and murderers. Motivations of the two categories of predators can vary, but violent …

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All About Succulents

In botany, succulent plants, also known as succulents, are plants that have some parts that are more than normally thickened and fleshy, usually to retain water in arid climates or soil conditions. While succulents are increasing in popularity, many people are still unaware of these amazing plants. Hopefully this will …

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