Self Improvement

Who Is This Guy Snooze?

There are no discoverable historical records about Doctor Snooze, but we do see evidence of his influence. His name is emblazoned on every alarm clock and smartphone in the world. Whoever he was, the damage done by his philosophy of instant gratification by procrastination has become ingrained in our existence. Why bother to be burdened with a commitment to get up in the morning if it is too easy to be tricked into oversleeping? Doctors… Read More »Who Is This Guy Snooze?

Awareness of Time Usage and Personal Decision Making

There are two truisms not usually put together that seem to make perfect sense when accidental usage brings them together. Peter Drucker’s quote, “Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed,” is one of them. The second Druckerism is, “What gets measured gets managed.” These conjoined ideas result in several misquotes that are nevertheless true, one of which is, “If it’s worth doing, it’s worth measuring.” The focus… Read More »Awareness of Time Usage and Personal Decision Making

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

The Brothers Grimm, Walt Disney and the Glass Association of North America would have you believe that mirrors never lie. That is probably true to a certain extent. As we learned from the first attempt to get deep space photos from the Hubble Space Telescope, sometimes a mirror can have hidden flaws that must be corrected to have a clearer picture of the objects we want to see. Unless you are a wicked queen with plans… Read More »Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Marriage of the Intellectual, Spiritual, Emotional and Physical

I have a biorhythm app on my iPhone that is fun to use. If you have never calculated your own biorhythms there are several websites that can demonstrate this theory. The fact that there are periodic cycles that affect body functions is not in dispute. In some cultures the balance of these attributes is a way to focus on a meaningful life. Unfortunately, there is no scientific research that confirms the biorhythm theory even though… Read More »Marriage of the Intellectual, Spiritual, Emotional and Physical