Traditions

Posted by meaningfulmondays in Meaningful Monday

Why do seeds grow down before they grow up?
Over time, great traditions become the roots that strengthen families, and create stability in a world of volatility and uncertainty.

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Chasing Happiness

Posted by meaningfulmondays in Meaningful Monday

"Happiness comes and goes. But, when life is really good or life is really bad, having meaning gives you something to hold on to." 
 - Emily Esfahani Smith

Some groups offer a cheap form of belonging. That is not meaningfulness.

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Are you the Victim or the Victor?

Posted by meaningfulmondays in Meaningful Monday

Is there a relationship between gratitude and self-control?
"Man's greatest enemy is himself. Man, in his weakness is the creature of circumstances. Man, in his strength is the creator of circumstances."
-  William George Jordan, 1905

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Rain or Rainbows?

Posted by meaningfulmondays in Meaningful Monday

"How much of life do we miss by waiting to see the rainbow before thanking God that there is rain?"

 - Dieter Uchtdorf

Hands on the tablecloth that keep on helping.

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The Most asked Question

Posted by meaningfulmondays in Meaningful Monday

What is the #1 question I get asked from highly successful leaders?
And, how does the answer to the following question lead to the answer to their question: "What is the you that makes you-- you?"

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Kill Low Self-Discipline

Posted by meaningfulmondays in Meaningful Monday

"What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others."
- Pericles
"Legacy is not what you leave. Legacy is how you live."
-LMB
Why do you you needlessly torture yourself with comparison and competition? There is no such thing as low self-discipline!

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The Journey from We to Me

Posted by meaningfulmondays in Meaningful Monday

WE The People.. Are we losing the concept of society-- where all sorts of people come together in the common aim of pursuing the common good?  Has the We become Me?

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Meaningfulness or Happiness?

Posted by meaningfulmondays in Meaningful Monday

Is there a relationship between Meaningfulness and Happiness?

If so, which one drives which?

4 Pillars of Meaningfulness: Belonging; Purpose; Transcendence; Story Telling.

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Truth vs Belief

Posted by meaningfulmondays in Meaningful Monday

"The "truths" we cling to shape the quality of our societies as well as our individual character." ... Dieter Uchtdorf
The "AmaGoogleFace" Dilemma.

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Can Entitlement Be a Good Thing?

Posted by meaningfulmondays in Meaningful Monday

Little Sloane and Natalie say Hi!!

When entitlement is founded in Grattitude, might we call that EMPOWERMENT?  
Entitlement versus Empowerment
Would you like to know two easy practices that will convert your sense of entitlement into a powerful presence of empowerment? It is not by humbling yourself!

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