When we need to express feelings of disappointment, it is best to follow these five simple guidelines: Choose a neutral, calming place. Perhaps somewhere in nature or at a beach. Choose a time when you are not so tired. i.e., 10 pm may not be the best time. Choose first person words – i.e., I […]
There comes a time in every life when a person needs to decide what type of life they want to experience before proceeding. If you are that person and this is the time, then take the first step and observe your body’s reactions to your self-talk. Why? Because, most likely, this is where the problems […]
Want to: Live a life filled with wonder? Choose to accept your perfect imperfections. Live a life filled with ease? Learn to accept the perfect imperfections of others. Want a new approach to life? Begin with an attitude of acceptance and choose everyday to see every person, place and thing through the eyes of love.
What can we do? No, we cannot change people’s ugly, unforgiving, jealous, angry behavior, but we can choose to change our behavior. No, we cannot change the conflicts and chaos out there, but we can choose to resolve the conflicts and chaos with our minds and hearts. Mother Teresa knew what to do. When she […]
What if everything we said, did or thought echoed back to us? Would we think differently, choose our words more carefully or pause more frequently before reacting? And, what if we assumed everything and never asked for clarification, would our inner conversation sound like this ….I remember when he/she _______ and I felt________and then this […]
Many wish upon a star and never see their wish come true. But for Chris Gardner, once homeless now multi-million, he had more than a wish. He had a dream. If you have a dream, don’t let people tell you, you can’t. When people can’t believe in their dreams, they are not going to […]
If you are up for the challenge, please complete the following sentence: I accept today as the day I will ________________and _______________________.
There are many voices in our head. Some louder than others, some recognizable, some are not; some make us feel good, some do not. And, the one thing they have in common is they are constantly beckoning for our attention. Listen carefully because the voice we give our attention to will be the voice […]
Part of our identity is tied to our choices and when we make I’m afraid choices, we limit how far we can grow and go Ronald Reagan did not identify with I’m too old. And, at age 69 ran and won the Presidency of the US. Yuichiro Miura of Japan did not identify with […]
To Master the Art of Understanding, embrace the three strategies listed below and avoid hearing someone scream, ARE YOU LISTENING TO ME: Stop the dialogue in your head Listen without judgment or giving opinions Ask for clarity, don’t assume you heard_______ A Chinese Philosopher reminds us to truly listen, we empty the mind and listen with […]