When Is A Lie A Lie Or Is A Lie Always A Lie?

When Is A Lie A Lie Or Is A Lie Always A Lie?

Lying is the best way to destroy any trust someone might have in you.   Warren and Sadie Sadie had convinced the band in the coffee shop to give Warren a try while Frank, their bass player, was away for six months. The first few gigs went really well. Warren fit in perfectly, even though…

Time To Change Your Attitude

Time To Change Your Attitude

You’re not a victim for sharing your story. You are a survivor setting the world on fire with your truth. And you never know who needs your light, your warmth, and raging courage. – Alex Elle My Story I recently received a response to one of my articles from Randle Moore, another Medium Writer. I…

Be Your Own Encourager

Be Your Own Encourager

“A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.” –  Unknown Jenny Needs Encouragement Jenny, a junior attorney in a large law firm in Western Tennessee, recently discovered how to be her best friend instead of her worst enemy by not allowing the negative thoughts to stay…

Small Wins Lead To Big Victories

Small Wins Lead To Big Victories

“Accept what is out of your personal control, and commit to taking action that enriches your life.” – Dr. Russ Harris Jenny’s Emotions Jenny, a junior attorney in a large law firm in Western Tennessee, recently discovered how to be her best friend instead of her worst enemy but not allowing the negative thoughts to…

How To Create Your Life On Purpose

How To Create Your Life On Purpose

“It is very important that each of us think through what meaning fulfillment has for us. The danger of not doing so is that years from now we will say: “I have climbed the ladder of success, only to discover the ladder was leaning on the wrong wall.” – D. Quinn Mills: How to Live,…

Be Your Own Best Friend Instead of Enemy

Be Your Own Best Friend Instead of Enemy

“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” – Jack Komfield   Jenny’s Self-Awareness As you’ve read in my last posts, Jenny is a junior attorney in a large law firm in Western Tennessee. Recently she has discovered that she is her own worst enemy. She doesn’t seem to have a kind word…

What Is Self-Compassion And Is It Biblical

What Is Self-Compassion And Is It Biblical

Self-compassion is not self-pity, where we wallow in the shame of what we have done. It is not self-complacency, where we just accept where we are. Instead, it is the idea that we can be kind to ourselves when we fail and treat ourselves with the caring support we would give another who is struggling….

How To Calm Your Negative Self-Talk

How To Calm Your Negative Self-Talk

Image from Pixabay “Self-talk reflects your innermost feelings.” ― Dr. Asa Don Brown Jenny’s Morning Dialogue Jenny’s alarm went off. She hit the snooze button and rolled over for a few more minutes of sleep. It was only a few seconds until she sat straight up in bed. “Oh, no!!! I forgot to call the phone…

How To Gain Control After You Blow It

How To Gain Control After You Blow It

Develop the mindset that says, “I cannot fail.” Move away from past failures. This is a new day and there is a fresh mindset. My Test I was downtown Knoxville stopping at a restaurant for a commercial pickup. The streets were packed with cars, scooters, and people walking from store to store taking advantage of…