Choices are like footprints On a recent vacation, I spotted these footprints in the sand along the coast of Lake Michigan. With no other people in sight, I still knew something about the people who left the footprints. They were heading north. Under the overcast sky, I had an epiphany… our choices are like [...]
Many of us are plagued by a common condition: we rarely appreciate who we are and what we have. And so begins our endless pursuit of you-fill-in-the-blank, fueled by a nagging voice incessantly whining that we are not enough. Sound familiar? You're not alone, since humans have had this struggle for millennia.
In 2011, I read many books about managing finances and investments. That’s when I discovered this observation attributed to Warren Buffet: The chains of habit are never experienced as heavy until we try to change. Suddenly I had a metaphor to describe why change is so difficult. Entrenched patterns of living rarely feel burdensome until we [...]