The Power of Curiosity

Several weeks ago I was interviewed by an author currently writing a book on curiosity. We had such a wonderful conversation that I wanted to share with you part of our discussion. [...]

How to Keep Damage From Controlling Your LIfe

Every day I hear fascinating stories. Stories of love, joy, happiness, and celebration.  I also hear stories of pain, suffering, grief, loss, tragedy and trauma. No one is exempt.  No one. Our [...]

The #1 Cause of Loss of Joy, Serenity, Hope, and Trust

What causes joy, serenity, hope, and trust to die in us? The number one cause is . . . . . . Trauma. And none of us are exempt. This week I [...]

The One Element That Most Often Defeats Change

“Be gentle with yourself for you are living through a major expansion of your faith and how you use it in the world. You are rewiring decades of old beliefs and shifting [...]

When Chasing Your Tail is Beneficial

Sent to me by Fran Kenny, one of my Facebook friends, I share this piece of wisdom today.  I have a slightly different take on some of these (imagine that!), and  I also [...]

Using Disappointment to Leverage Success

We are instinctively created, as part of our basic survival, to avoid pain. We will do everything we can to push it away – blame, project, shame, deny, minimize, berate, distract, and [...]

The Two Most Powerful Factors That Determine Success in Marriage

Statistically today, 3 in 10 marriages remain healthy and happy, according to “The Science of Happily Ever After” by Ty Tashiro.  So what’s happening in the other 7? How do you safeguard [...]

Keep Your Eye on the Rainbow Post-a-Note

Do you remember as a child how you anticipated your next birthday?  “I’m 7 ½.” you’d proudly say, eager for the next six months to roll by so that you could declare, [...]