Taking Stock

But there’s no point in looking back and saying I was unlucky. ~ J. Redknapp On the path to a life that you are living with purpose and focus there will come a time when it will be necessary to pull off for a few minutes and take a look around. I’d love it if...

The Practice of Gratitude

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. ~ M. Beattie I woke up this morning and felt grateful. Did I feel grateful for waking up? Sure, that’s a nice bonus but I was also noticing how great it was to hear some...

Individualized Happiness

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. ~ O. Khayyam When we think of design, and especially life design, we don’t often think of happiness. We think of how we want things to look, how our day or month is going to be shaped. We think of those big goals...

Take A Break

What art offers is space – a certain breathing room for the spirit. ~ J. Updike You’ve heard it, for sure. That awful statement, “I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” Or perhaps you’ve heard, “That can wait until I retire/get a new job/move to a better home…” The urge to...