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 [...]

What is a Champion?

So today is the Super Bowl 50, the year 2016.  Seems the perfect time for some reflection about championship. Here are some thoughts from those acquainted with being a champion. When at a [...]

What is Good for Your Soul?

So, how are you doing with your new resolutions this year? Hmmm.  Yup.  Like most of us, you’re doing pretty well with some, not so well with others.  Am I right? 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 [...]

How to Transform Politics (and Other Dysfunctional Relationships)

I find politics interesting. I also find it informative, challenging, thought-provoking, and crazy-making. There’s often more talking then listening going on. And there’s a lot of rehearsal about what is to be [...]

The Value of Poor Choices (or Stop Feeding Your Inner Piggies)

I know people who feel like they’ve wasted years of their lives because of poor choices.  They spent years in a relationship that was toxic, years with an addiction, years at a [...]

The Most Powerful Motivator in Business

Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics, once said, "There are two things people want more than sex and money...recognition and praise." I’m not sure that’s true, but it’s worth considering. [...]

Do You Chase Bright, Shiny Objects or Over-Focus?

Some distract easily; others over-focus and forget to take breaks.  Either way, it can create problems when trying to get tasks done effectively.  Distraction detours accomplishment, and over-focus fatigues the body and [...]

Four Strategies, Four Obstacles, and Four Essential Steps for Effective Problem Solving

When we’re in the midst of a problem, we forget that it will be resolved in the future.  Pausing to consider this reality allows us to take a breath, step back, and [...]

2015-02-12T06:31:17-06:00February 11th, 2015|Habit Change, Positive Outcomes, Psychology, Success, Transformation|