Nature Life – Loving Me in My Valley

I am fully aware of what a valley is. According to, it is “A long, narrow region of low land between ranges of mountains, hills or other high areas, often having a river or stream running along the bottom.” My less elaborate paraphrase definition is that a valley is a low lying area of […]

6 Signs Your Life Is Going To Defy The Odds And Surprise You With How Good It Gets

God & Man1. You didn’t peak when you were young. The people who were “cool” in high school try maintain the status quo as adults because they were affirmed for those behaviors. People who weren’t are more inclined to develop themselves further, because they weren’t. What seemed like a curse was a huge, life-changing blessing… via […]

Personal Transformation Mastery – Self-Improvement Course To Create Meaningful Life

Would you agree that as a  business owner, your energy should be placed on high-priority tasks like building relationships with key partners and growing your email list? The last thing you want to do is sit in front of your computer designing, writing and slaving away trying to make ends meet. You’re better than that. […]

Self Help Journal – Your Daily Structure For Success

Right now you may be feeling some are all of the below feelings… Frustrated because you aren’t having the success you have dreamed about in your life? Knowing what you have to do but for some reason when you try to do things, you either procrastinate or stop short of taking action? Annoyed because you have […]

Mind and The Radio Analogy

I happened to read an interesting piece of philosophy. As the time passed by with the dawn of the spring, it turned into an analogy between the mechanistic view and radio. Yep, a radio from the era gone by. To the younger generations who have been deprived of the charm of a radio, it is […] […]

Establishing Love With an Imperfect Partner

“Love doesn’t need to be perfect. It just needs to be true.” Unknown The prevailing ideal of perfect love is a major obstacle to establishing enduring, profound love. Finding meaning in an imperfect world “If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.” Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina In his excellent book, Finding Meaning in an […] […]

This, is How I’m Passing Through the Days Now

Life after retirement…translated… As I exited the workforce, people are often concerned with me, asking, “How are you doing now?”, thinking on it, the accumulation of the pressures from work, all relieved, I’d stopped having migraines, stuffiness in the chest, diarrhea that often, I’m now able to sleep through the nights, how do you think […] […]

The Merry-Go-Round from Wellington Park-Life Hacks

Thursdays are my favorite days because I can always look forward to lunch at Ruth’s Diner; they have the best fries and even better milkshakes. The strawberry-chocolate is my favorite; it’s not on the menu, not on the secret menu either. The staff is just nice enough to make it for me, although the […] via […]

If — Fighting for a Future

“If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or being […] […]

Dream big, focus on transcendental thought

For most of us thought are random and automatic, but they are powerful, too. They seem to come from a certain depth in our being and influence our feelings and actions. We feel somewhat passive in relation to our thoughts as they can quickly change our mood for better or worse, alter the crucial decisions… via […]

Research suggests that everyone is not, in fact, hanging out without you

We humans can be an overconfident bunch. We tend to rate ourselves above average in categories from attractiveness to altruism to driving ability. But there is one area where this positive self-regard fails us, and that is when it comes to how we experience emotions. We consistently believe that other people are happier and more… via […]

Success Quotes

“Be kind, don’t judge, and have respect for others. If we can all do this, the world would be a better place.” —Jasmine Guinness __________________________ Enjoy today. Achieve today. Tomorrow is promised to no one! original graphic credit: unknown via Success Quote – Sep. 11, 2017 — Goal

A Change of Season — Muddling Through My Middle Age

According to the calendar, Summer isn’t officially over until September 21. But for me, the Labor Day weekend has always signaled the end of summer. Public swimming pools close, all the kids are back in school, and although the days remain warm (or even hot), they are shorter and followed by cooler nights. And the […] […]

Five Months of Fitness

It’s September 1, Modern Philosophers, which means it has been five months since I started on my new health and fitness journey. On April 1, this fool got his lazy, overweight butt up off the couch, and decided it was time to do something to improve his life. I went for my first three mile […] […]

The Kind Of Love You Need To Wait For

Beth SolanoThis is the kind of love you need to wait for. It’s not shy or hesitant. It should never feel like it’s something you need to force. It should feel like home. The love you need to hold out for is rare. It only comes along once in a while. Once in a blue… via […]

10 Short Activities to Find Your Life Purpose

Let’s say you’re feeling unmotivated, unsure of yourself, aimless, can’t find your passion, directionless, not clear on what your purpose in life is. You’re in good company — most people are in the same boat. Now, there about a million things online telling you how to find your passion in life, and that’s a good…… via […]