Month: August 2017

Food for Thought: Smarter, Faster, Stronger (SMASTER)

Recently we switched up our evening dinner conversation to help the kids get a little more intentional about their days... we start with"what did you do to get smarter, faster and stronger today?"  Our youngest smooshed the question together into a the new family colloquialism SMASTER.

Daily Journey – August 22nd: Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Giving things the proper amount of attention can be challenging. Putting too much energy into things that don't matter is obviously a waste. The not so obvious trick is learning how to judge the difference between things that matter and things that don't.  Besides isn't it all just small stuff anyway.

Monk Skill: Sacrifice

Many of the skills we need and want to develop will require some form of sacrifice.  The Monk Skills of Discipline, Grit, and Focus are enablers that can help us manage these sacrifices so we can be successful in our efforts to learn and grow.