Lessons from a 6th grade assignment

Each week my 11 year daughter has to write a paragraph on a topic provided by the teacher. This week her topic was "silence" and the assignment was to include the use of similes in her writing. How does she define silence? What does silence mean to her? What is it "like"? What a great … Continue reading Lessons from a 6th grade assignment

The best last minute “little wins” are the ones we never see coming

My family and I more than occasionally do things last minute. Maybe it's a bit of "procrastinature". ┬áMost of the time it's because other things come up that take over our priorities, pushing others to the last minute. ┬áBut is "the last minute" really a bad thing? Sometimes all that matters in sports is how … Continue reading The best last minute “little wins” are the ones we never see coming

Make every little win matter and you will see the big win much clearer

I've been reflecting on "little wins" and how they can turn into big ones with the right vision, determination, and effort. I thought I would start writing down some examples of how little wins matter for that big picture win you are after. Little Win: Lose 10 pounds. Big Win: Make a lifestyle change Little … Continue reading Make every little win matter and you will see the big win much clearer