Thinking inside the box template

Grocery store display
Random pile of boxes from Bailey’s General Store on Sanibel Island a couple days ago.


Thinking inside the box template

What do you want to be?

What do you need to do to be that?

Who’s your customer?

What do you want them to feel?

How much risk?

How much work?

Does it really matter?

Is it possible?

Are you satisfied?




This website is about our mental attitude. To easily and safely leave this site to read today’s post on jeff’s physical health website, click here.


On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.


Have you ever felt called and how far did you take it?

A failed attempt at a blog header
A failed attempt at a blog header


Thanks to the critics of the world, we are given the most powerful definition of the compelling difference between what it means to simply survive versus what it makes to abundantly thrive.

In either case, both choices occur on the same planet, with the same species.

My in illuminating the secret is enlarging.

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When will our teacher arrive, the one that changes our actions?

Abraham Lincoln quote on life's purpose
The purpose of life is to live with purpose


The underling goal from posting five daily, differently-themed blogs, comprised of (mostly) short and pithy messages, is this:

Can I get under your skin just enough and into your heart enough to compel you to ask yourself tough questions why you’re not living like you mean it as much as you’d like to.

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.

To tackle today in a balanced way, I love jumping from mind (this blog) to body (this blog).


Zen & The Art Of Teaching

Uncommonly Insightful
Uncommonly Insightful

William Glasser suggests this is the way we learn, and more importantly, retain information, yet his ideas, which focus on personal choice, personal responsibility and personal transformation, are considered controversial by mainstream psychiatrists.

What all of us can consider not controversial, is the simple fact that we are born, we live and learn, and then we die.

What and how we do it, and the impact we make, is up to us. Period.

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