Tag Archives: curiosity

6 Ways to Boost Your Survivability

Survivability – n The ability to remain alive or continue to exist The capability of a person or system to fulfill its mission in the presence of threats, failures or accidents Survivability is more than staying alive physically during or … Continue reading

Posted in Abundance, Adversity, Attitude, Change, Character, choice, curiosity, Endurance, failure, gratitude, Growth, healing, Hope, learning, Opportunity, Optimism, Pain, Perspective, Preparation, purpose, self-awareness, suffering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Be a Fox not a Porcupine

An old Eastern proverb says: The fox has many tricks, but the porcupine has one big trick. In his book, The Gift of Adversity: The Unexpected Benefits of Life’s Difficulties, Setbacks, and Imperfection, Dr. Rosenthal suggests when dealing with adversity, … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Attitude, Character, curiosity, discipline, Emotions, Endurance, Hope, learning, Opportunity, Perspective, self-awareness, suffering, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Power of Talking to Yourself

There’s a difference between talking to yourself and listening to yourself. It’s the difference between anxiety and confusion compared to perspective and traction. You’re not crazy if you talk to yourself. It’s a practice many people find helpful – including … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, anxiety, Attitude, Character, control, curiosity, Emotions, failure, Growth, Heart, motivation, Optimism, Perspective, purpose, self-awareness, wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Lessons from the Dog Park

While out riding my scooter yesterday, I drove past a new dog park our city built. It has become an instant hit with dogs and dog owners of our city. The number of dogs and dog owners was the highest … Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, choice, curiosity, family, friendship, Growth, Laughter, learning, Optimism, Perspective | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

0% Chance

When is the last time you have heard the words “You have 0% chance of [insert the descriptive words for what you won’t be able to do]!”? Someone used those words on me just the other day. When someone uses … Continue reading

Posted in Abundance, Adversity, Attitude, Character, choice, dreams, Endurance, failure, grieving, Growth, Hope, learning, motivation, Optimism, Perspective, suffering, surgery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Curiosity – Your Key To Growing Through Adversity

Your intelligence alone will not determine how well you handle the problems of life. Those who soar with hope compared to those who sink into despair when problems come have another trait. The answer is found in the words of … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Attitude, choice, curiosity, dreams, Einstein, Endurance, failure, gratitude, Growth, Hope, learning, Opportunity, Optimism, Perspective, purpose, suffering | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments