Self-Improvement

Calm Under Pressure

Being calm under pressure is a skill that can be learned. How do we learn it? By learning to control our breath.  Simple — right?  I have written a number of times about breathing.  In addition to cultivating calm, there are numerous health benefits, both physical and mental, to controlling your breathing. Here is a simple technique for remaining calm that… Read more →

The Average Savings of Americans

Let’s start today’s LIFEies with this crazy stat: 48% of ALL American households headed by someone over 55 years of age have NO retirement savings whatsoever. Now, let’s look at the average retirement savings by age:I strongly believe, we can do better.  How? –Lower your lifestyle and delay gratification  We lived in the house I owned before we got married and had 4 kids… Read more →

Every Moment Matters

Here’s a simple reminder for the week.  Every moment matters. Time passes.  We simply need to make sure we live our lives every single day…every single moment. How do we do this?  1- Breathe. All the time.2- Notice life happening. The sun, the birds, the people around you.3- Just be with yourself. Make sure you do what matters.  We are busy. Make sure what… Read more →