Miscellany

Packing for Vacation

05 Jul 2017

It’s summer in the northern hemisphere and time for many people to go on vacation. If you are a workaholic who feels guilty for taking time off, get over it....

Fear or Love?

04 Apr 2016

Every now and then you stumble upon a life-defining truth that is simple yet profound. I found such a concept in Neale Donald Walsch’s book, Conversations with God. I hope...

The Thing

10 Jun 2015

What was it and when did you lose it? What was the thing that made you think, YES! to life? What was the thing that made you want to get...

EarthDay

21 Apr 2015

Today is Earth Day. It was born in 1970 at the height of the hippy movement, anti-Vietnam protests and a growing consciousness of pollution, toxic chemicals and the extinction of...

Subscribe

26 Feb 2015

Have you considered subscribing to Get Control Of Your Life? Just click on the envelope in the upper right-hand corner of the web site. Fill out your email address, name,...

Yes and No

22 Jan 2015

This time of year, everyone is saying what you need to do more of. The message is that you need to say YES to vegetables. YES to going to the...

Do You Have A Dream?

28 Aug 2014

August 28th marks the 51st anniversary of the landmark civil rights march on Washington, where Martin Luther King delivered his most remembered speech, “I have a dream.” I’ve become fairly familiar...

Risk

13 Aug 2014

What are you willing to risk? While this may be a legitimate question in a poker game, it is also an essential life question. We all know that risk is...

Volunteer

09 Apr 2014

It’s National Volunteer Week in the U.S. It is set aside to recognizing and inspire people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. “It’s about demonstrating that...

Happy Anniversary!

02 Mar 2014

Today marks the one-year anniversary of Get Control Of Your Life! In that time we have posted 80 articles to help you succeed in your life. My guest writers and...

Overcoming Adversity

31 Jan 2014

This is a video story about two things: Overcoming adversity and making a difference. Zach is the 11-year-old son of some friends. He suffers from several disorders including Aspergers Syndrome,...

Death by Password

14 Sep 2013

According to InformationWeek, IBM predicted back in 2011 that in five years we will not be using passwords to access secure resources like ATMs and computers. While we may be on our...

Be Positive!

08 Aug 2013

“Be positive regardless! Life is sweet!” Those are the words inscribed in the front of Watermelon Credo, a little book given to me by the author, Wally Amos. Most people...

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