What Is Fitness?

What is being fit? What makes a person fit? Is an offensive lineman fit? Is a weight lifter fit?  My definition of fitness is being able to do anything I want, wherever I want, whenever I want, without having to “get in shape” to do it.  There are obviously different characterizations of what we call “fit,” but I have…

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Never Take a Goose to a Duck Contest

Never take a goose to a duck contest.  That’s some good advice right there! But seriously, how many times in your life have you tried to “fix” someone that just cannot be “fixed?”  Are they doing what they are supposed to be doing?   They think they are a goose, want to be a goose, wish they were…

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The Natural Friction of Living

If we acknowledge the influence of nature’s forces as inevitable and necessary, why do we struggle to accept that friction, resistance, and adversity are equally essential to happiness?

Here are some self-analysis questions you can use today, to guide you on the path to understanding the healthy role adversity plays in your life.

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Work and Play

Don’t mix work and pleasure.   That is what I have heard most of my life.  You have your work life and you have you “life” life.   While I think the intention of this is well meant, the result is terrible.   Name a super successful person who didn’t mix their pleasure with their mission or work.  When I think…

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Rehumanizing the Service Industry

Stressful times can have a way of hanging like a cloud over our daily interactions.  And despite the best intentions, we are all susceptible to fixating on the cumulative adversity we face every day.  Whether you’re worried about your health, safety, equal opportunity, the upcoming election, your finances, the education of your children, your job,…

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Solvers Versus Agitators

I had a very painful conversation with a member of my team today.  There was an issue, requiring my intervention, that was obviously a miscommunication.  I have dealt with hundreds of these over the last 25 years while leading team members across many of my businesses.  My approach is to address it as a miscommunication, where there…

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COVID Education

COVID has created a lot of confusion for people.  Confusion for patients, confusion for the media, and confusion for people knowing what to do or not do.  Depending on who you listen to, COVID-19 is either the worst plague that has ever hit humanity or it is just a mild virus and everything is over-blown. …

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Someday Is Not a Day of the Week

We all have something we want to achieve in life.  You would not be reading this if that were untrue.  We see proof of this daily here at Living Every Minute, as we cross paths with so many amazing people, all with different dreams and intentions.  Fascinatingly, regardless of where they are in life’s journey,…

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