Monthly Archives: May 2019

Episode 155: On resilience

When things are happening around (or to) you that aren’t necessarily ideal, are you a martyr for no cause, or are you resilient, pushing through to be your best, even if your best isn’t as great as it is some days?

Links
Vitamin K Daily
Hal Elrod | The Miracle Equation
Our episode with Jon Vroman
The Myths of Happiness by Sonja Lyubomirsky
• Josh’s series on happiness: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
Toastmasters
Paul Artale
Kyle Maynard
Nick Vujicic
Good Dad Project
Order of Man
American Psychological Association: The road to resilience

 

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#Resilience . The wee one has her first cold. She felt it coming on two days before we were able to see it. . Saturday night, I finished work at midnight. She woke up about 12:45, which is not terribly unusual. What is unusual is that she wouldn’t let me put her down again — she’d sleep on me, but not in her bed. At 6, I gave up and brought her into the kitchen and made coffee and got my day started. . She had a pretty good day Sunday, and slept a little more Sunday night, but not by a lot. . Monday morning she woke up with an obvious head cold, sniffles and nasally cooing and everything. She ate a little, slept a little, did some smiling and playing, but was generally subdued. . Overnight Monday, she had a few not-so-great moments, so we called the overnight nurse at the pediatrician’s office. . Basically, she said, we were doing everything right (we even had her sitting up to sleep, since that’s how her mom and dad drain when we’re sick), and that sometimes colds just stink. “I know,” I said. “I’ve had a few.” . Happy to hear that we were doing everything right, we hung un for a sniffly night. . This morning, I woke up to the sound of clinking: she was playing with the danglers on her chair. She was still sniffly, but smiling. . “Well, if it were up to me,” she seemed to say, “I wouldn’t have designed things this way, but if this is my new normal, I’m still going to be a happy little miss.” . Everything is new to her. . Get some #perspective: Whatever you’re going through might be new to you, but lots of other people have been there and made it through. . Be #tough. Be #resilient. Be your best you, even when you’re not at your best. . . . . . . #babiesofinstagram #sickkid #sicko #babiesofig

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Episode 154: Side hustle success with Tracey Minutolo

Many 9-5ers and stay-at-home parents have side hustles, like virtual assistant, social media consulting, coaching or multi-level marketing businesses. Tracey Minutolo is out to help those people achieve success.

'You can have a business, or you can have an expensive hobby' - Tracey Minutolo #betterhumanhood Click To Tweet

Tracey Minutolo
Website
Side Hustle Success Lab
Side Hustle Success Coaching

'You can do it!' - Tracey Minutolo #betterhumanhood #notjustwords Click To Tweet

Links
Mighty Networks
Happen to your Career (Scott Barlow)
Toyota’s Lean Workplace Principles
Toastmasters
Freedom
Time Blocking
Dave Ramsey
Tiny Habits
Coach.me
JK Lasser’s tax book
Fiverr
Kajabi


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Episode 153: Seeing humanity in our heroes

Kelvin says he has no heroes, but what does that mean, exactly? We examine heroes vs. hero worship.

Links
The Big Lebowski
Tony Robbins
Ben Franklin
Stephen King
Steven Pressfield
The Lone Ranger
Blazing Saddles


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Episode 152: The consequences of convenience

Yes, things are getting more convenient. Yes, that means progress. But are we doing useful things with our free time? What are we losing through our newly found conveniences?

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First supermarket
Wegmans
Instacart
Postmates
Kroger
New York State Fair
Jetsons
Zig Ziglar


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