Displaying episodes 31 - 60 of 87 in total

Give and Take

These two words—give and take, can be used to describe what takes place in each of our relationships. Whatever relationships we enter into, we give who we are and what we bring into the relationship. This episode is based on the following article: Give and Take This podcast is written by David C. Bloom and narrated by Jonathan Bloom. For more articles and podcast episodes, visit AsWeMoveForward.com

Reasonable Expectations

How do you know what you can reasonably expect from a relationship? That may sound like a fairly straightforward question, but in reality the answer may involve more than we might imagine. This episode is based on the following article: Reasonable Expectations This podcast is written by David C. Bloom and narrated by Jonathan Bloom. For more articles and podcast episodes, visit AsWeMoveForward.com

Two Natures

We have two natures in our lives, and they are in a constant state of conflict with one another. If we think about the tensions in our life, this makes sense. This episode is based on the following article: Two Natures This podcast is written by David C. Bloom and narrated by Jonathan Bloom. For more articles and podcast episodes, visit AsWeMoveForward.com

Patience

What is patience? Why is it important as we move forward? How patient are we in each moment? This episode is based on the following article: Patience This podcast is written by David C. Bloom and narrated by Jonathan Bloom. For more articles and podcast episodes, visit AsWeMoveForward.com

Unexpected Events

There are things that come just as suddenly and without warning that are not so pleasant. Some of these unpleasant events have a serious impact on our lives yet are totally beyond our control. As we move forward, it might be useful to review unexpected events in our lives and how the circumstances surrounding the event shaped our responses. This episode is based on the following article: Unexpected Events This podcast is written by David C. Bloom and narrated by Jonathan Bloom. For more articles and podcast episodes, visit AsWeMoveForward.com

First Impressions

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Think for a moment about the first time you met some of the people who are or have been a part of your life. From these we can and will build some truly amazing relationships. This episode is based on the following article: First Impressions This podcast is written by David C. Bloom and narrated by Jonathan Bloom. For more articles and podcast episodes, visit AsWeMoveForward.com

Expectations

At every point in our lives, we are faced with expectations. We develop the expectations we have of others at the same time we are forming our patterns of responding to the various expectations others have of us. As we move forward, it can be helpful to understand the expectations that are part of our various relationships. This episode is based on the following article: Expectations This podcast is written by David C. Bloom and narrated by Jonathan Bloom. For more articles and podcast episodes, visit AsWeMoveForward.com

Unintended Consequences

If we put money in a vending machine, and we receive what we anticipated, that would be a totally anticipated consequence. One area where unintended consequences can be huge involve occasional contacts. Artwork Photo by Jackson Jost This episode is based on the following article: Unintended Consequences This podcast is written by David C. Bloom and narrated by Jonathan Bloom. For more articles and podcast episodes, visit AsWeMoveForward.com

Service

What do you think of when you hear the term service? Perhaps you think of how you were treated the last time you went to a restaurant. Maybe you remember the experience of getting maintenance on your car. What is it, that marks someone who is truly good at providing service? This episode is based on the following article: Service This podcast is written by David C. Bloom and narrated by Jonathan Bloom. For more articles and podcast episodes, visit AsWeMoveForward.com

Affirmation

We each develop a self concept and hopefully a positive self image. One way these important aspects of our personalities develop is through affirmation. This episode is based on the following article: Affirmation This podcast is written by David C. Bloom and narrated by Jonathan Bloom. For more articles and podcast episodes, visit AsWeMoveForward.com

Where Is Your Comfort Zone?

Each of us has a comfort zone. That is the area, both physical and emotional, where we believe ourselves to be safe from harm and even undue stress. The understanding of where our comfort zone is can and often does change radically at different points in our lives. As we move forward, it is good to be aware of where our comfort zone is as well as where those of others are. This episode is based on the following article: Where Is Your Comfort Zone? This podcast is written by David C. Bloom and narrated by Jonathan Bloom. For more articles and podcast episodes, visit AsWeMoveForward.com

Limits

We are confronted with limits every day and in every area of life. Some are so obvious we deal with them automatically. As we move forward, we should constantly be examining the limits in our lives. This episode is based on the following article: Limits This podcast is written by David C. Bloom and narrated by Jonathan Bloom. For more articles and podcast episodes, visit AsWeMoveForward.com

Waiting

It can seem as if we spend more time waiting than almost anything else in life. Throughout life, we wait for things. As we move forward, it is useful to look at what we do with the time we spend waiting. This episode is based on the following article: Waiting This podcast is written by David C. Bloom and narrated by Jonathan Bloom. For more articles and podcast episodes, visit AsWeMoveForward.com

Symbols

There is virtually no area of our lives where symbols do not play a major role. The difficulty comes in finding agreement or common understanding of what symbols mean. As we move forward, it is a good idea to be always looking at the symbols in our lives. Understanding those symbols and our relationship to them. This episode is based on the following article: Symbols This podcast is written by David C. Bloom and narrated by Jonathan Bloom. For more articles and podcast episodes, visit AsWeMoveForward.com

Seeking Truth

One of the foundation documents of the United States of America contains the words, ”We hold these truths to be self evident….” As certainly as we learn truths, there are instances in life where we have truths challenged.

Acceptance

There are few issues more basic to a person’s overall sense of well-being than the need for acceptance.

Complexity

I was thinking recently about how complex things seem to have become in so many areas of life. At first I assumed this was a natural conclusion on my part reflecting the fact that I am getting older. On further reflection, and after talking with others, of various ages, I have reached the conclusion that complexity seems to be increasing at a very rapid rate.

Finding the Way Forward

Road is a symbol for life that nearly everyone is familiar with. From time to time our journey on the road will be interrupted by a roadblock. Are we continuing our journey? Have we gotten sidetracked?

Your Age is a Two-Edged Sword

Our age defines much of who we are during nearly all of our lives. As we move forward, it is helpful to remember that where we are on the continuum of age changes each day of our lives.

Never Give Up Your Dreams

Dreams have always been an important part of the human experience. Let us determine to never give up our dreams. Our world needs our dreams.

Pick Your Battles

It is important to pick our battles wisely. Not every "fight" is worth fighting for.

Consider Your Legacy

When most people think of a legacy, images of wealth, power and fame come to mind. We need to look at where we come from, and consider our legacy that we are going to leave behind.

Make New Mistakes

I have never met anyone who had never made a mistake. Making mistakes goes right along with the risks that are a natural part of life.

One Day At A Time

Whether we are looking forward, or looking back, to progress we need to learn to live One Day At A Time.

Signs of a Good Relationship

We live in all sorts of relationships. The relationships we are part of are vital to who we are. What are Signs of a Good Relationship?

We Hold These Truths….

The opening words of the Declaration of Independence are among the most powerful words ever written. They speak to the fact that certain truths are fundamental to the basic understandings that both individuals and societies have about themselves.

Understanding Our Motivation

Why do you get up each morning and do what you do each day? On the surface, that may seem like an obvious question. Looking a little deeper into what is going on within us as we move through our days can help us gain a deeper understanding of the why behind some of our basic and most routine actions.

Character

It has been said that a way to understand our character is to think about what we would do if we knew no one would ever find out. A person of good character would be someone who does the right thing simply because it is the right thing, and not for any personal motive.

Belonging

It is essential to every person to have a sense of belonging. The things we do to belong say a lot about who we are and what is really important to us.

Achieving Balance

One of the most important things we seek in our lives is a balance. There seems to be some confusion about just what that means.

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