Here it is, the end of the year, and people like me (insufferable life coaches and the such) are coming out with ways to make your 2017 your BEST YEAR EVER! Usually we pin the timing on the New Year, but we all know that long before the flowers re-emerge from the earth our lists
Recently, I attended an Agile training class in downtown Seattle, close to Lake Union. For those not from the area, don’t fret – the actual location is irrelevant. What matters is the design of the space and how it makes you feel. During a break, and then after the training was over, I took the
To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted, but to always seek out and value the kindness that will stand behind the action. Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course. Everything originates in a will for the good, which is directed at you. Train yourself
Many people ask me why or what kind of websites lifesparcs.com or HappyWisdom.com are? Eventually they end up jumping immediately to productivity something like Lifehacker or something like that. Yet, I’m not necessarily using goal achievement as my…well…goal of either of these efforts. It’s about happiness, which is attained through presence, which can be attained
So, last post I covered a simple version of the SPARC process, and here we’re looking at the results of the week on this one SPARC. The image below shows what it was on Sunday the 6th of November, and I’ve got an updated version, done last night on the 14th. Before After As
We all want to have a plan for our week, to reach for new heights, and accomplish amazing things while not hating ourselves. One of the best ways to reach higher is to plan for it, and it is with this spirit I created LifeSparcs.com and the SPARC process. SPARC is the specific process I
I love the poetry of David Whyte. If you don’t know, he’s a Northwest poet, and one that specifically targets the squishy area of being in the business world. Poetry aimed to address and frame work, career, family life, and the mess that all adds up to. In his excellent book, Crossing the Unknown Sea,
We’re getting close to the new year! Are you looking forward to setting new goals? Or is it dreary and awful? As we approach the end of the year, it’s traditionally time to start thinking about goals, though it’s always a good time to do so. That is, unless you plan on not achieving them.
Hello my name is Joe Fecarotta, and welcome to Happy Wisdom, the site that will help you live a bigger life by attaining your goals while actually enjoying your life. Companies hit goals that were thought impossible just a few years ago. We’re all amazed by the progress that has been made, but many attribute
We’re currently having a storm in the northwest. We’ve got a lot of flashlights and candles about. It makes me think how luck we are in the West, and how tough world we live in. Fear, as I covered in my first Sway presentation, is not conducive to goal creation or the pursuit of dreams.