September 21, 2016 theadventuresofdd 2Comment

AH! I love Tony Robbins. and I love this article he posted. “Instead of Uber, think of Netflix. When Netflix started, Blockbuster thought it seemed insignificant. Who would want to wait for DVDs to arrive? Blockbuster didn’t anticipate where the future of watching movies was going; when Netflix came to them to sell their business and Blockbuster declined. If Netflix had started out targeting Blockbuster’s core market, it’s likely the video rental giant would have launched “a vigorous and perhaps successful counterattack,” explains Christensen. But because of the time that disruption requires, Blockbuster didn’t realize it was under threat until…

September 19, 2016 theadventuresofdd

Link to Elephant Journal I love this article. When we were growing up, we were taught that certain behaviors were “good” and certain behaviors were “bad.” We learned that the “good” behaviors resulted in our parents loving and approving of us, and “bad” behaviors resulted in disapproval and feeling unloved. For us small, sensitive children, feeling unloved and disapproved of by our parents was nearly unbearable. So, we learned to manipulate our behavior to match the behaviors that got us approval. We learned that our authentic selves were not good enough—that we had to change to get love.

September 14, 2016 theadventuresofdd 1Comment

When Things Don’t Work Out…. It’s not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.”~Tony Robbins After watching the Netflix Documentary “I am not your Guru”, I am OBSESSED with Tony Robbins. And with Mercury in retrograde really messing things up for me right now, the article spoke to me, so I had to post, to keep it as a reference point….. When Things Don’t Work Out: Who Knows If It’s Good or Bad? By Elloa Atkinson Link to article on Tiny Buddha Highlighted passage – “I remembered the fable of…

September 12, 2016 theadventuresofdd 1Comment

http://www.therooster.com/blog/10-brutally-real-reasons-why-millennials-refuse-have-kids 1. We’re poor as hell. 2. Traffic and high rents make life miserable for the people that already exist. 3. Pregnancy is … not … hot. 4. We’ll fuck them up with terrible parenting. 5. The world kinda sucks now. 6. We want careers. So sue us. 7. Because these days, people have kids for selfish reasons. 8. Because they’re not going to fix anything. 9. We don’t even need a reason; we just don’t want them, so stop asking!

September 11, 2016 theadventuresofdd

9/11 Anniversary thoughts Guys. It’s 9/11. You all know this. So many lives were changed on this day, a day of trauma and hate, and we united as a nation against the things that were threatening us. And we never forget. It’s mesmerizing to relive. It’s heartbreaking over and over and over again. We’ve been watching it all morning on tv, and it’s making me depressed. But I didn’t lose anyone on 9/11, so it’s easy to move on to tomorrow, say “Thank you so much for your service”, honor those that died or were injured, and be thankful that…

September 11, 2016 theadventuresofdd 1Comment

Link to article If you want to get anything done, there are two basic ways to get yourself to do it. The first, more popular and devastatingly wrong option is to try to motivate yourself. The second, somewhat unpopular and entirely correct choice is to cultivate discipline. This is one of these situations where adopting a different perspective immediately results in superior outcomes. Few uses of the term “paradigm shift” are actually legitimate, but this one is. It’s a lightbulb moment. What’s the difference? Motivation, broadly speaking, operates on the erroneous assumption that a particular mental or emotional state is necessary to complete…

September 6, 2016 theadventuresofdd 1Comment

Reminders For Your Heart Link to Elephant Journal You can’t build anything without starting at the bottom (or, many times, even further below). How you fuel the fire determines the quality and duration of its glow. Being afraid has a purpose; being brave has a bigger one. Being brave has nothing to do with not being afraid. Being brave almost always means that you are, in fact, afraid. The bigger picture is always made up of smaller ones. The truth sounds the same in a whisper as it does in a scream. Your definition of love is the only one that matters. The most…