weekly anecdotes

Glenn's Weekly Motivational-You Only Get What You Give

It's amazing how we can hear the same catchphrases over and over, yet it sits with you differently depending on your state of mind. Case in point, "You Only Get What You Give" is one of those phrases. Yeah, it was a New Radicals hit in 1998, but the words have begun to have deeper meaning to me...
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Glenn's Weekly Motivational-Are You Going Through The Big Change?

Are YOU going through the big change? No, I'm not talking about sleepless nights and hot flashes, I'm talking about the transition that is known as summer break. Summer break is often defined by the following symptoms: -Lack of daily routine for your children -Lack of daily routine for you -Cries...
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Glenn's Weekly Motivational-Taking The Self Out Of Self Worth

I am in radio, and for the last 22 years, my self worth was determined by my listeners. If I wrote a parody song and people liked it, or they called and requested it, I felt worthy. By being in the public eye, I felt it gave me a distinct advantage towards feeding that need. I was on display and...
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Glenn's Weekly Motivational-Stop Overcommitting Yourself!

How busy are you? I'm not asking you for a detailed list of everything you do in a typical day, but if you're like our household, your life falls into 3 categories: 1. What I have to do 2. What I feel I should do 3. What I want to do What I have to do are the usual routine things like your job,...
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Glenn's Weekly Motivational-Curb Your Criticism

I have many flaws, and I'm working through those every single day. One of the biggest ones, and the one that has caused the most harm to my relationship, is criticizing. I would focus on Steph's actions and how I would do something in a particular situation. You're parenting the wrong way, here's...
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Glenn's Weekly Motivational-You're Adulting To-Do List

My son Cooper has been playing the big brother role a lot better as of late, choosing to lead rather than pick on his 5 year old brother. Mind you, this is probably a stage that will be measured in terms of hours rather than days, but let’s celebrate the small wins, right? Yesterday he put together...
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Glenn's Weekly Motivational: It's When You Say It... A Guide To Healthy Conversation

When you have conversations with friends and loved ones, WHEN you say something is 100% more important than WHAT you say.
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Glenn's Weekly Motivational-How To Redirect The Redirection Of Your Thoughts

Redirecting your thoughts. Anytime something is weighing on your mind, the experts say to redirect your thoughts. Worried about a test? Redirect your thoughts. Thinking of your massive to-do list? Redirect your thoughts. Unhappy in your marriage? Redirect your thoughts. We all know this, but how...
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Glenn's Weekly Motivational-What's Your Earliest Childhood Memory?

What is your earliest childhood memory? A new study out says 60% of us believe we can remember our childhood as far back as 6 years old with some sort of accuracy, although 20% of us see it through rose tinted glasses. What are our most common memories? -Christmas dinner -Hearing the ice cream...
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Glenn's Weekly Motivational-How Vulnerable Are You?

How vulnerable are you? I have always been taught that vulnerability isn’t a good thing, because by its basic definition, it opens yourself up to be harmed or hurt in some way. If the Cleveland Brown’s defense is vulnerable, than Baker Mayfield will get sacked, or worse off, hurt for the season and...
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