Entries by dontbeacow

Tweet, tweet, tweet

Keys to Happiness : Tweet, tweet, tweet Tweet. Ah, the sweet sounds of the song bird as the sun rises or their signal at dusk of another day’s end. Is there anything as simple or pleasurable as listening to the song of a bird? But, I know not all of you were thinking about birds […]

True meaning of self-awareness

Written by Caroline Forsey, this article on Hubspot touches on the “True Meaning of Self-Awareness” (and how to tell if you are actually self-aware). As the article points out, Self-awareness will help you become a happier and more productive employee and leader, and can help you align your current life with your passions. We feel […]

Keys to Happiness: Winning

“Winning isn’t Everything. It’s the Only Thing!” “There is No Such Thing as a Moral Victory!” What a time of year for the sports enthusiast! The 2018 baseball season is catching full stride, there are playoffs in hockey and basketball, the NFL draft, the professional golf tour is in full swing, no pun intended (okay […]

Meet Finn. He’s happy

  Finn doesn’t care if you know he’s a cow. To him, he’s just a happy go-lucky guy. He was rescued at 2 months old and now is part of the family. He’s living his life on his own path… and from the looks of it, has found happiness. How about you? Don’t be a […]

Keys to Happiness : Spring has Sprung!

Ah spring has sprung! At least for today, and I realize that many of you to our north have not yet fully evolved into spring; hold on, it’s surely coming. For this year’s spring, a simple reminder. In today’s society, when we refer to “long green,” we are referring to money and lots of it. […]

Roots of Leadership, Part 2

Before we continue our discussion on leadership, a quick synopsis of our beginning discussion. We made a tie into Valentine’s Day, yes, the ‘love’ holiday, but instead of looking at love with our significant other, we put it in the context of love of oneself. With all the books and publications today dedicated to leadership, […]

Self-Disciplined People are Happier

It’s easy to think of the highly self-disciplined as being miserable misers or uptight Puritans, but it turns out that exerting self-control can make you happier not only in the long run, but also in the moment … The highly self-controlled showed a distinct difference from those with less discipline over their lives.

Rethinking Discipline

Awhile back we wrote about Self-reliance in a blog post (April 2017). This post by Scott H. Young offers some insights and thoughts about the subject of Self-discipline, a close cousin, in his presentation on “Rethinking Discipline.” Rethinking Discipline February, 2018 by Scott. H. Young. What is self-discipline? I think everyone has at least a […]

Ground Hog Day

Ground Hog Day – Said to be my favorite holiday, I understand that technically it’s not actually a holiday of the year. Why? First, it is a day of anticipation, the cold and bitterness of winter has set in and for many there is no relief in sight. People looking for any sign that will […]