Morning quickly flows into afternoon and the second shift is summoned to complete the previous tasks in reverse order. Tutoring, strength training and sport specific practice is added to the daily routine. On most week nights we are fortunate to be home by 9:00 pm.
I was trained early on to understand that the purpose of a large investment is never to buy a coach's investment in me (because that is already a given). It is to get me deeply, truly invested in myself.
We squash chance, risk, and even opportunity. By letting fear take the wheel, we miss the exit of success. This journey often includes a bumpy road of frustration, failed starts, and a few flat tires. But, it also includes sunshine.
Have you ever wanted to paint, throw a pot or play an instrument? Turns out that you aren't alone. More than ever, Americans are enhancing their every day lives by incorporating some kind of creative outlet.
If you're not making a few new friends every year, you're not growing or evolving, and if you're single, you're not meeting anyone new period. Your world is staying, well, exactly the same size. And that doesn't create ideal conditions for an expansive new relationship of any stripe.
Talking also encourages that glimmering shred of hope that you two are getting back together. And that hope is essentially a bungee cord attached to your heart -- the second you think you're free of the agony, it snaps you right back in again.
That child you love -- the one you raised from creation that centered your universe, rocked your world and drove lava into your veins at the same time -- yeah that one -- you can't keep him. You have to let him go.
Many of us have a difficult time saying no, fearing that the other parties will be hurt, disappointed, angry, or feel less of us. Saying no with love is a simple, yet powerful way of communication that benefits both parties involved. Here are three steps you can take right away to say no with love.