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There is no Finish Line

There is no finish line, only another day and another race. Yes, death awaits us all but I am speaking of the finish line in…

Two Beliefs That Make All the Difference

Thoughts are Things/Words Have Power Your-self talk is incredibly powerful; it shapes and molds your self-concept and thus the opinions of others, for the world…

There is This Place

One Day it happens… A morning dawns and you realize that all is good. All is as it should be. Your mind is calm. Your…

Bitter or Better? Which Do You Chose?

Life happens. Good things, bad things. Sometimes we are dealt a good hand, sometimes a bad hand. Most everyone reading this blog has won what…

An Invincible Summer

“In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus, 1913-1960 Nobel Prize in Literature in 1957, @…

The Many Possible Riches of a Poor Memory

The first thing to understand is that far from being a video recorder and a computer data bank, our observations tend to be highly subjective;…

Get Everything You Can… Out of All You’ve Got Now

Too often we focus on our lacks, our weaknesses, on barriers in our way. Doing so flirts with creating a victim identity. If your goal…

What is YOUR EMOTIONAL WAKE?

One of the adages of NLP (Neuro-linguistic programming) is that “you cannot not communicate”. In other words, we are all constantly “on stage”. Like it or…

CTS AND THE CYCLE OF INQUIRY

“There is very little difference between people but that little difference makes a big difference.” – W. Clement Stone One little difference that makes a big…

How to Raise your Happiness Set Point

1. Journal: Awareness is the first step to creating any change. To grow in self-awareness, begin to journal about the “moments of your day”. Write…

10 POWERFUL BELIEFS of Successful People

1) There is always a way. There is a solution to every problem. Know this, believe this, and you will find a way to succeed. Maybe…

Resilience 101: Consciously Building Your Coping Skills Before Life Tests You

In life, it is inevitable that we will have valleys we must walk, times of despair, defeat and discouragement. These journeys will be easier, these…

Back to The Well

To go “Back to The Well” is to go back to the source of something valued, anything that nourishes you, replenishes your strength. When the storm…

The Hard Thing a Leader Does Better Than Most

In hard times, in times of unusual risk or even potential danger, when things are in flux, when uncertainty lies all around, people desperately need…

Living from the Heart

Over a quarter of a century ago, a lovely little book was written carrying a kind and gentle message in parable form. While it was…

Our True Measure

It is in times like these that life takes our “true measure”. In times of crisis, of peril, when the storms of life rage, when…

The Stories We Tell

Take a moment and reflect back upon the life stories you return to, that repeat in your mind, that define you. These “root stories” create…

Embrace Your Role As a Beacon

Every action teaches the belief system that motivated it. Like it or not, we are all role models, we are on show 24/7. Every day,…

Please Don’t Take This Literally

“You can do anything you put your mind to” is an often repeated, well-meaning, bit of encouragement. While generally spoken with the best of intentions,…

Words that Guide My Soul

Even the best of us have our off days; days when we choose to see slights in what is often merely the absent mindedness of…

Forget New Year’s Resolutions

Better a small promise kept than a larger one broken. Most New Year’s Resolutions fail because they are lofty goals with insufficient foundation. If it…

A DAY OF THANKS, A MOMENT OF PERSPECTIVE

“The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.” —…

Your Story, Your Life

Stay aware of the stories you tell yourself, how you interpret events, how you label your feelings, for this is how you program yourself, write…

Zero-Based Gratitude

Most are familiar with “Zero Based Budgeting” where you start over each year with a “clean sheet”. Each and every expenditure must be fully justified…

Dismissive Positivity v. Validation and Hope

We all want (need!) to be heard, to be understood especially in times of stress and troubles. “When you’re weary, feeling small When tears are…

News Flash: You will NEVER solve ALL Your Problems

So… Relax. Accept that problems are an inevitable, even necessary, part of life. Problems are the way we grow, the process by which we are…

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