The Best of Intentions

I know a lot of people have very negative feelings about Mondays and to be honest, yes, when my alarm goes off at 6:15, I do too.  But I also kind of love Mondays.  A Monday always feels like a fresh start.  Whatever went wrong or seemed insurmountable last week will be easily fixed this week.  I have had the weekend to refresh and this will be the week that I get my life together. Continue reading

Gotta Have Goals

The first step to having achievements is to have goals.  Then, when you meet those goals, you can feel that you have achieved something.  Yes, it is possible to achieve things without planning to achieve them.  But it’s not as satisfying.  Without the goal first, you might not even recognize your achievements as achievements:  “Sure I can speak four languages, but it doesn’t really count because I was raised in Switzerland.” Continue reading