Posts Categorized: Life Improvement 2008

Colonel Harlan Sanders

Father died when he was 6. Dropped out in Seventh grade. He worked many jobs, including a steamboat captain, insurance salesman, railroad fireman, farmer and an Army private. At age 40, he started cooking chicken, and other dishes to his customers at his Gas Station. Interstate 75 was put up in font of his then… Read more »

The older the berry…

The sweeter the juice. Yes, since things mature over time and with age, they can be harvested to bring out the maximum desired results. But in today’s society, the “McDonald’s” factor of wanting it now and demanding a forced result before it’s ready, often times, makes us “pick it” before it’s ripe. We must be… Read more »

The one thing we can give…

And still keep, is our word. Pretty Cool, eh? People “buy” relationships, and the one investment that is most highly prized is trust. Coming through on our word, and always being able to back our commitments is not only something people can depend on, it can help be a safe haven for many, in this… Read more »

If half the fun is getting there…

Why not have fun getting there? We don’t have to save the fun for the place or event we are going to, we can begin right at the start of our journey. Slug Bug is a great game for a road trip, singing as a group can raise the spirits, and holding your breath going… Read more »

Don’t adorn your Hero…

Be the Hero. When we grew up, we all had Hero’s in our lives that we looked up to and adorned. Whether they were a cartoon Hero, a Hero on TV or in the movies, or just someone in real life that we looked up to – we all had our Hero’s. But as in… Read more »

Great Feats…

Are really something you can carry with you for the rest of your life and maybe even something to tell the Grandkids. Great Feats always have a common thread…it’s something we accomplish when we push ourselves beyond our normal limits. By undertaking a Great Feat, we need to keep our mind focused on the process… Read more »

Sometimes our “best friend”…

Can be our best friend. In living life, we can get consumed or even have our blinders on, in certain situations or with the direction were are attempting to go…simply because we are part of our deal, which makes our decisions subjective. A best friend is a good resource to help us along the way,… Read more »

Fear or Faith?

When we have Fear as a driving force, we are in a negative mode, reacting to what is around us, whereas when we have faith as a driving force, we are in a positive mindset, and respond to the things around us…and we can play our own game. So if we want to get ahead… Read more »

Our Record

I have some questions about the “Record” that plays inside our heads. To clarify…it’s our internal self-talk,  and is our perception of how we think about ourselves and our abilities and situation…and it is virtually the same today as it was yesterday and the day before and the month before… It’s usually not as good… Read more »