Palladium: This Years White Hot Metal

Palladium, this year’s hottest metal, is used mainly to cut pollution from gasoline engines. Yet anyone betting the rise of electric vehicles will curb demand anytime soon is likely to be disappointed, according to the metal’s top producer. Hybrid-electric cars, which also require precious metals to control pollution, represent a growing percentage of future demand, […]

Is Patience Really a Virtue?

I’ve come to the conclusion that I have to work on having patience with people. I believe that I’m a patient person, but then there are people that test the mess out of me and make me want to punch things. Don’t laugh, I bet you do, too! On this self-improvement journey that I’ve been […]

Your NYE and More List of Things to do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston New Year’s Weekend with our super-expanded, six-day Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, December 27, 2018, to New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Pop the bubbly and ring in 2019 at one of many New Year’s Eve celebrations around town; sing and dance along to your Fab Five favorites; […]

What Are Your Burning Desires in Life?

One of the most consistent themes in these books, is that you have to believe in order to achieve. You have to have a deep, burning desire to get whatever it is that you want. For me, that means that I have to overcome these silly fears. So yes, I will be getting on a […]

What Limits Someone Is…

Prior to the accident, I was a risk taker of sorts. I enjoyed high speeds, jumping from planes and loved heights. I didn’t fear the consequences of falling because, hey what’s the worst that could happen? A bad enough fall for me now could land me in the hospital or worse, back in a wheelchair […]

Overcoming Fears: How I Got Here

On this journey, I’ve discovered that I have some fears that I need to eliminate in my life. They’re silly little things, but the changes were as a result of some life altering events in my past. So, I have challenged myself to do two very specific things and I have announced it to all […]

Is There Really a Secret to it?

I can completely understand now how a lot of the books that are out there dedicated to self-improvement have to almost chew it for you. It can be intimidating, but if you take it step by step, it’s not all that bad. Maybe you do have to understand what the secret is. No, don’t ask […]

What Do You See When You Close Your Eyes?

What I want you to do is close your eyes. Envision what you desperately want in life. It can big or small, but it has to be meaningful and specific. Many lose the specificity of what they want, which turns into noise and never comes to fruition. They add it to the other noises in […]

Your Extended Christmas List of Things to do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston Christmas weekend with our super-expanded, six-day Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, December 21 to Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2018.  Make your way through four interactive Christmas installations, lace up your skates to hit the ice at Discovery Green, treat the family to one of several holiday-themed productions and […]

The Price You Pay For Success

When you read about the great inventors of the last century, the majority of them had not a dime to their names. Nothing. What they all had, however, was the burning desire to get what they wanted at whatever the cost would be. Remember, nothing in life is free, so by choosing to do something […]