“How can I help?”

One day, I have a friend who has been going through it. I won’t go too much into details. He was having difficulties navigating his life and needed a second opinion. …


Learn to listen and receive what you are given.

I contemplate the inner question and maybe you do as well: “What am I doing?”

Whenever I question myself, I feel more connected with who I am. Do you want to know the secret?

I engage with myself. Not allowing time to pass before reflecting on what this moment means…


A call started to ring on my phone. I looked at it and saved it from a friend I haven’t spoken to in a while.

“Hey, what’s up? How are things, Jerry?” I asked.

“Hey, Luke! I meant to call you for the last few months, but I could not…


It is not so much about you as it is about me.

We tell ourselves, “Go out there!” or “Do your best!” or “Take life by the horns!” Who is this helping exactly? Is it the person saying it or the person doing it?

The cause for concern can lie…


“Why do you wear black?” He replies, “Black is always in fashion.”

“I appreciate your time. I realize the night never rests. Neither does your energy.” I distinguish.

“Yes, of course. My pleasure to serve with a vengeance.”

“Onto the first question. What made you this, the Batman?” …


Look in the mirror with the prowess of a lion and the curiosity of a cat.

What do I see when I look in the mirror? Not just the image in the mirror I see, but how I feel each day. These experiences shifted my perspective and how it engages…


Wrinkles are a sign of the good times.

I wake up each morning happy. Usually happier than I was the previous day. Know why? I have discovered a secret. Not a profound one, but it gave me solace in how I view the world.

I live life in a mindful…


Hint: It is not what you see; it is how you think.

I recently got back to the gym. I notice how sore and out of gym shape I was after the first two weeks back. Mind you: I had been working out quite consistently with yoga, HIIT, upper body, lower body, and ab routines are thrown in there. Yet, somehow I…


When muting became a go-to for holding attention but did it…

For most of the 2020–2021 school year, I have been teaching primarily virtually until yesterday. It has not been a challenging experience to this point.

Do my students always keep six feet away from each other? No. Do they…


Life is as happy as you make it.

I watched this YouTube video depicting the goal of people from age 5 to 75. The first few responses were quite comical, being kids. All of a sudden, a pattern of reactions had occurred. The primary goal was to be Happy. Followed…

Lyle Grossi

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