When it comes to psychology and the functional nature of human beings, I find that the scriptures and in particular the ideas brought forth by Jesus to be very clear in describing us. Imagine with me a wedding. You're sitting in the audience all dressed up to witness the joining of two people together. You … Continue reading Mile 107: How to give yourself a better chance of being committed.
When I worked as a salesman for a business-to-business marketing company, we always had to get ourselves amped up for our day. One of the things we did was have someone share something that they learned from a personal development point of view everyday. I remember vividly, one day when a young lady spoke about … Continue reading Mile 107: NINE sure ways of directing yourself into your best moments
If Jesus was called the Great Counselor, it shouldn't be a surprise to people that he had a psychological template for what unhindered growth should be like in a person's life. Right? Well, I think I've found that template in the Bible. Tell me if it aligns with what you've understood about life so far. … Continue reading Mile 107: THREE obstacles you will have to navigate through in order to gain your personal development growth
In 1998 a United States military jet clipped a gondola lift in Italy; it fell to the ground and 20 Europeans lost their lives. In the aftermath of the incident, Capt. Richard Ashby and Capt. Joseph Schweitzer, two of the people in the jet, destroyed the video tape from the flight and conspired to lie. … Continue reading Mile 106: He didn’t know he had to make the biggest decision of his life. What you need in order to Lead! (Read Inside)
When I was a young child, there was an Aesop fable that I always liked - The Story of the Grasshopper & the Ants. I'm certain (maybe) that every student-athlete, in high school and college, have heard of the story before. Below I'll post a video of the story which I found on YouTube and … Continue reading Mile 106: This lesson has been lost on today’s student-athletes. Click to see the Sports Psychology moral of the story.
I remember participating in a ropes course with some of my sports psychology colleagues from California. One of the challenges was to climb this 80-foot tall oak (I'm afraid of heights, so anything over 10 feet is 80 to me). The tree had these huge staples in them so that I could grip and step … Continue reading Mile 106: Faith always brings you to this place. What do you usually do when you reach there?