Making room

The process of making New Year’s Resolutions, as with any process of life changing, is often focused on new acquisition.  I will develop née habits, I will add something to my life that I have never added before, I will be different because of my addition.  Laudable and in many cases desirable things are being […]

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Small and consistent is inspiring

As we wind down the month of January,  and draw our discussion of resolutions to a close, it is worth revisiting an earlier subject, that of inspiring changes.  It is tempting to see inspiring changes as those which are large in scope and appear to more widely impactful.  Thus a resolution such as building schools […]

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I am resolute

How would you describe a resolution?  In what ways is it different from a goal or a hope or an intention?  These questions may seem obvious, even inconsequential, but I believe they hold the key to success when embarking upon making New Year changes. The dictionary defines a resolution as a firm decision to do […]

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Begin by Taking Inventory

Most of us, when it comes to making changes, begin by looking at the obvious, the glaring, and the inspiring.  We begin to think of losing weight, earning more money, and starting a puppy rescue shelter.  All of these are great ideas, but they can be perilous to accomplish and often require more than we […]

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January: Making Changes

This month, we will focus on how a man of style and substance makes changes.  While this is in part driven by the preoccupation that much of the world has with New Year’s Resolutions, it is also in response to the natural feeling of beginning again that accompanies the start of a new year. Most […]

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The season winds down

When we speak of the Christmas season, we typically refer to the time leafing up to the day itself.  After that we typically focus next on New Years Eve, another opportunity to gather with friends and family for fun and merriment.  In the midst of these celebratuons, allow me to suggest an addition?  Consider sending […]

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Do it when the thought comes.

Throughout my entire life, I have loved and looked forward to Christmas time.  Carols, lights, treats, presents, all of these things set the season apart as a special time of year.  More than that, the way that people treated each other often changed in subtle ways; kindness, patience and a genuine care for others seemed […]

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