Author: Tina M Meitl

“Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.” -Haile Gebrselassie That quote is absolutely correct. It’s not just about commitment, that won’t get you very far. Once you have commitment, then you need hard work and discipline in order to succeed. Let’s start...

“Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning to do afterward.” -Kurt Vonnegut What is your usual reaction to frustration and/or exhaustion? I hope that you prefer laughter, whenever possible also. Sometimes tears are unexpected, but...

What was the last thing that you healed from? Maybe it was a physical issue. Or possibly an emotional scar that needed reparation. How long did it take you to heal in that situation? A week? Many months of mentally overcoming that hurt? Regardless of what needed healing, it took some...

Would you consider yourself grateful? I think most people would say, yes. But are you really? Do you ever thank those around you just because you appreciate them? Or look around at your life and possessions and realize you have so much? What is it that causes you to take...

“Never look down on someone, unless you’re helping them up.” -Jesse Jackson Let those words settle in for a minute. They really are profound. When was the last time you showed empathy or compassion for another person? How can you show compassion on a daily basis? Was it fulfilling for you,...

Envision yourself in a classroom. The teacher is covering a particular subject matter. Whether it is material that you have prior knowledge of or not, are you engaged in what they are trying to teach you? Are you the student that is developing your own questions? Or would you...