BE RELENTLESS. You cannot reach the finish line quickly if you meander along. You must be clear and focused and unstoppable. Your end game must light your heart on fire.
The Lemonade Blog
As if the challenges of a pandemic weren’t enough, let’s throw in the destructive aftermath of a hurricane. If you haven’t reached your tipping point with social distancing, masks, and the cancellation of every social event, celebration, and gathering, try flushing your toilet with pond water.It turns out, the unraveling of basic hygiene was the […]
A goal is a goal, and the basic rules apply across the board. Remember, your most important gear is between your ears. Do not underestimate your mindset!
I like to explore Amazon when searching for my next great listen. I was doing my usual browsing through self-improvement books one day when a cover caught my eye. It was simple but powerful: a woman juggling lemons, bright and yellow. The Lemonade Diet by Susan V. Wheeler. I checked out the “look inside” feature and the chapter names. “Stop Quitting.”
Calm down. I’m not referring to your Intelligence Quotient. I’m talking about your OTHER IQ. Your I QUIT mentality. For most of us, that’s where we need to focus our efforts. We quit more things than we finish. Why? You always hear me talk about mindset. But what does that mean and what tangible steps […]
Fill in the blank. My goal is ________! Great! You know what you want. But will you get there? Here’s what separates desire from achievement. Are you interested or committed? Interested? That means you will do it if the stars align, you are in the right mood, or you happen to feel up to it. […]
Have you ever had a “lightbulb moment?” You know, when you came to a sudden realization or something finally made sense? A couple of days ago, I replaced a lightbulb in my office lamp. The old bulb was a three-way, but 2 of the levels hadn’t worked for years. I thought to change it every […]
I am a runner. I’ve run tons of races, from 5k’s to ultra-marathons. Without question, my favorite runs have been the ones on dirt trails in the woods. Where I live in the Northwest corner of Connecticut, there is a myriad of trails, including 52 miles of the Appalachian Trail. The terrain and sights range […]