How intentionality teaches you

  It’s taken our entire lifetime to get to this day called today. When we live intentionally, everything becomes our teacher. Everything. Paying attention can only happen when we slow down. Slowing down is not socially promoted or even remotely possible in today’s world. Is it? Give up or slowly work on slowing down. Shedding, purging, letting […]

American Culture Is Built On Speed, Fueled By Big Business And The Internet

Now is almost becoming too slow. It’s getting so that we want to know beforehand, otherwise, it’s old news. American businesses that survive are nimble. If smart and nimble enough, they make it onto The Forbes 400. As a Master’s 400 meter runner, speed determines world class or not. No other factor, only speed. Christmas […]

Be Afraid to Stop

“Be not afraid of going slowly;  be only afraid of standing still”. — Chinese Proverb I just wrote a blog post at jeff noel.com about this very subject.  About wondering if now is the right time, if the current approach is the right approach. This type of potential self-doubt and potential fear, can sabatoge us […]

Mid Life Crisis?

Mid Life Crisis?  Mid Life Celebration? Two choices.  Maybe there are more, but it only seems like two that are obvious. So if you had a choice, which would you pick? No brainer, eh? Yep, no brainer.  Then why are so many unhappy? Because life is hard.  Sometimes, it even feels impossible.