What Is Your Self-Identity?

Self–identity or personal identity can be a difficult concept to define.  Are we talking philosophically?  Because that can get eye-crossingly difficult to follow, unless you’re into those kinds of philosophical discussions.  Or are we talking about those deep core values that we use to define ourselves and that guide our daily lives?Oxford dictionary defines … [Read more...]

Why Your Self-Identity Is Important

In the previous article, “What Is Your Self-Identity,” we defined and got to the heart of what a person’s self-identity is.  In this article we are going to find out why knowing your self-identity is important.Knowing who we really are plays a key role in how we think, how we feel, and how we actually go about our day to day lives.  Without knowing our personal … [Read more...]

Flawless or Defective? You Make the Choice!

Wouldn’t life be simpler if we lived in a perfect world? Imagine how easy it would be to have a great day if we woke up each morning knowing that no wrong could happen. Whatever our individual idea of utopia is, I’m sure we all imagine a perfect world as one in which we feel great all the time. We would get along with those around us, and we would have great views of … [Read more...]

Fight To Your Strengths

A few weeks ago, I was watching a show on the History Channel called “Dogfights.” This show is a military aviation themed show, depicting military reenactments of air combat between conflicting parties.Now, I realize that some of you out there are saying to yourselves, “Oh that is such a guy thing.”  It’s not really.  Having been in the flying business for over 20 … [Read more...]

Sometimes There Are Potholes in Your Paved Road

If you’ve ever driven in the northeast of the United States, you know how frequent potholes can be. Construction workers have a hard time keeping up with minor cracks and holes in the road because of the freezing temperatures. Water gets into these crevices, freezes, expands, and creates larger and larger holes in the road. Though not quite as large, there are potholes on … [Read more...]

Grow Positive Thinking Instead of Negative Weeds

Can you really go wrong when you start out with a Shakespeare quote?  Methinks not.  His quote says far more eloquently what this post tries to say in so many paragraphs.  Read on and gain insight on why it is so difficult to renew and change your thinking processes.For thousands of years, farmers have been growing food to feed their families and communities. Anyone … [Read more...]

Start Fresh Each Day

By now those of you who have been reading this blog know that I hate cliche's and vapid infographics.  However, this quote by Eleanor Roosevelt hits home with me so I thought I would share it.  This post is one of those that I have to practice nearly every morning, and it isn't easy sometimes.  But it's essential that we start fresh every day for own mental well being and … [Read more...]