The Power of the Introvert

“Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.” ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Whenever the Introverted Millennial feels defeated, they may grieve for the moment. Perhaps the situation may seem like the end of the world, the emotional and mental pain be heavy. The heart-break…

Bashful Introverted Millennials

In periods of rapid personal change, we pass through life as though we are spell cast. We speak in sentences that end before finishing. We sleep heavily because we need to ask so many questions as we dream alone. We bump into others and feel bashful at recognizing souls so similar to ourselves. ~ Douglas…

Self-Discipline and Short-term Pain

“Self-discipline is often disguised as short-term pain, which often leads to long-term gains. The mistake many of us make is the need and want for short-term gains (immediate gratification), which often leads to long-term pain.” ― Charles F. Glassman Self-discipline is key in succeeding in life. Various times Introverted Millennials may be faced in life…

Emotional & Mental Hockey Time in the Millennial World

Growing up on the shores of Western Michigan, I attended a lot of hockey games. Through the years, I observed some of the greatest hockey players be slammed against the boards, slide across the ice, be high checked, wiped out, move through the obstacles, maneuver in and out of their opponents, jump over their defense,…

Why Millennials Should Wait For Marriage

“Any mature, spiritually sensitive view of marriage must be built on the foundation of mature love rather than romanticism. But this immediately casts us into a countercultural pursuit.” ― Gary L. Thomas Why Millennials have it right by waiting for Marriage? It takes seven to ten years for the masculine and feminine to become whole…

Self-discipline is Inner Motivation

We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.  ~ Jesse Owens Self-discipline is inner motivation to make the changes you desire in life. The external world will never give you the inner drive to move forward and overcome your…

Face the Oppositions in Your Life

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. ~ Albert Einstein The hardships of life build character. Find the courage inside to reach your greatness. Stop looking outside of yourself for validation. Validate yourself. Approve of yourself. Courage is reaching deep within yourself and pushing yourself through every fear which comes your way….

Millennials Facing Poverty

Poverty is something some Millennials are facing in America in 2017. This has been a growing problem for Millennials since 2008. I hear the Millennials loud and clear. What are they facing in 2017 and what are they up against.  The Have’s vs. the Have Not’s. The systems fail Generation X and Millennials and Baby…

The Overwhelmed Millennial

When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.  ~ Maya Angelou From birth, the Introverted Millennial may experience repeated patterns of feeling overwhelmed with emotion. Events occur in one’s life,…

Empowering the Introverted Millennial to be Self-Reliant

I have learned that if I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own. ~ Michelle Obama The world is like a beautiful kaleidoscope with a diversity of beliefs and values world-wide. What are you…

Stay in Control of Your Life

Life isn’t meant to be easy. It’s hard to take being on the top – or on the bottom. I guess I’m something of a fatalist. You have to have a sense of history, I think, to survive some of these things… Life is one crisis after another.  ~ Richard M. Nixon History repeats itself…

Stop and Declutter the Mind

“This life is what you make it. No matter what, you’re going to mess up sometimes, it’s a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you’re going to mess it up.” ~Marilynn Monroe Life tends to be a huge mess on occasion. The hopelessness sets in, and the downward spiral…