With the Super Bowl weekend just gone, it seems more people are talking about the halftime show with Shakira and JLo than the actual winners of the game. And, to be honest, it’s kind of ridiculous.READ MORE
Often in life, we’re told big equals successful. Bigger houses, bigger bank accounts, bigger pay checks.
Yet is this true? Does big really mean success? Or is success defined by how you’re truly seen, versus how you feel you should be seen?LISTEN NOW
Often in life, we feel we need something around us to make us feel special, and wanted. Family; love; success; and all that comes with it.
And, yes, family makes us complete, as does love. And, if that’s a metric, self-value can also come from success (based on our perception of what success means).
But, as I found out this evening, when these things aren’t around us, we don’t necessarily need to feel less significant. Instead, we can truly see what it means to be valuable…
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Recently, I had a little bit of a health scare when I went for a check-up at my doctor’s. I’ll be 50 later this year, so I wanted to see how I was doing as I approach that milestone. And it wasn’t good.
Since then, I’ve taken steps to improve my lifestyle, habits, and more. As a dad to two young kids, I realized I wasn’t being fair to them, as I put myself and my own “entertainment” ahead of their right to have a dad grow with them.
In this episode, I talk about that realization, and how we all need to take more responsibility when it comes to those around us, and the role we play in their lives.
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Often, it feels like we carry the weight of the world on our shoulders.
Family stuff. Personal struggles. Work. The world. Kids, and helping them find their way in the world.
All this and more can start to weigh heavily on us and, if we’re not careful, can overcome and overpower, until we’re lying on the ground, breathing heavily, wondering what we do next and not having a clear answer.
This week’s topic on the Life Through a Dram podcast.
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