I love cycling.
Even without hair, it’s so cool to feel the wind whipping by. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that my body starts producing those wonderful endorphins after a little bit that add to the high.
It may sound a little strange to ask this question, but what passions do going to war and fighting fulfill in men?
Freedom is something that pretty much all of us crave in one way or another. It can mean the ability to do what you want or to not do what you don’t want.
Now that Iâ€™m living an enlightened life–for the most part, anyway–I sometimes think that I can use my new tools and insights to develop a longer-range view of my destiny. I instead invariably end up getting a loving yet clear message that this is not how it works.
Contrary to popular wisdom, itâ€šÃ„Ã´s smart to keep score in your relationship when you rack up Frequent Foreplay Miles on your journey to greater intimacy, passion and love. Couples are meant to enjoy a red-hot relationship with lasting love.
In a world of competitive pressure to perform and conform, “to be a man,” what does it mean to really follow and live oneâ€™s passions and unique purpose?
Last century (it’s true), as I sat in the lobby of a luxury hotel immersed in its grandeur, and while practicing my future, I noticed people who appeared to be employees, depositing folded sheets of paper into a wrapped package.
Ruffling through old papers, I happened across one written during my sophomore year in high school. The topic, a narrative, was to explore onesâ€™ future career. Like hearing an old song, emotion found its place and immediately, my mind tapped into that moment when I began the assignment.
Iâ€™m taking a deep breath because I am about to say something Iâ€™m not supposed to: Not everyone needs a BA to succeed in life. I know people who never attended college, who live well and prosperously. Some are business owners, while others hold managerial positions for companies and corporations they represent.
€œI am not complaining, but — Dang, I got caught in my story again. It shows up when a helpful friend starts offering alternatives and I don’t want to listen, much less take her up on any suggestions.
I’ve just watched the movie “Get Low” with Robert Duvall and Sissy Spacek. Itâ€™s about a hermit (Duvall) who wants to have a funeral party for himself after living on his own for over 40 years. In his words, he wants to “get low” â€“ come clean â€“ get things off his chest â€“ before he actually does die.
“Passion will draw you irresistibly along the path of your destiny. It connects you with the most profound part of your own nature. When you are aligned with your passions, you will feel expanded, open, turned on.” – from The Passion Test
How many of you have caught yourselves with a free moment only to chastise yourself for not filling it with something useful?