When you can no longer think of a reason to continue, you must think of a reason to start over. There’s a big difference between giving up and starting over in the right direction. And there are three little words that can release you from your past regrets and guide you forward to a positive new beginning. These words are: “From now on…”
Somewhere in countless, windowless meeting rooms, we lost our hearts at work.
Hearts have gone missing. Trampled upon mistaken for roaches. Many seen fleeing office buildings away from the abundant fluorescent lighting. Hearts have grown weak from a lack of use; told they aren’t needed and to make room for the brains, hands, and feet.
Comedians spend years honing their stage persona, but when all-star comic Anthony Griffith tells the story of his life as a comedian and as a father, not even he can keep it together. To be honest, I couldn't either when I watched this video. It's so important to remember that the people we idolize aren't the two-dimensional, easily digestible caricatures that we see of them in the media. I've seen some breakdowns before, and this was the first one that felt real. (from UpWorthy.com.)
A little over a year ago, I wrote a post called Three Signs Your Slide Deck Stinks. I think it got the most comments in the history of this blog as I invited readers to share their pet peeves from presentation land.
We wait in lines, we wait for the perfect person, we can’t wait for our dreams to come true, we look forward to the day when we have a better body and a better life, we look for ways to make our goals become reality someday soon.
Let’s face it.Mick Jagger gets nothing but satisfaction. 69 years old and he can still hold 75,000 people in the palm of his hands.Yes, he’s got the reputation, the raspy rock ’n’ roll voice and one killer song after another.But, it’s more than that.
Intolerance has a bad reputation. And with good reason too. Still, I’m not so sure it should be thrown out with the bathwater. The thing is I’m actually an advocate for having a good healthy dose of it.
When my grandmother, Zelda, passed away a few years ago at the age of 90, she left me with a box of miscellaneous items from her house that she knew I had grown to appreciate over the years. Among these items is an old leather-bound journal that she aptly named her ‘Inspiration Journal.’
CNN celebrated the change of seasons with a global mobile photography project. The challenge was simple: On September 22, 2012, go outdoors and take a photo with your phone. The only requirements were that the photo be horizontal, shot on Saturday and have no filters. The photos were shared on social media with the hash-tag #hellofall and #hellospring.
So this post is for you, guy with no iPad password, and for you, girl who stays signed into Gmail on her boyfriend’s computer, and for you, person walking down the street having a loud conversation on your mobile phone about your recent doctor’s diagnosis of that rash thing you have. These are the really, really simple things you should be doing to keep casual intruders from invading your privacy.
Burnout can strike in any profession. Nearly one in two physicians say they are burned out, those in helping professions often experience symptoms, and when you're working long hours, experiencing pressures or feeling without options in any profession, you may be at risk for burnout.