Change and Transition

We know beyond a doubt that change and transitions happen.  And, they happen in our: Careers – One day we are looking for a job, the next contemplating leaving a job. Finances – One day we have unlimited funds, the next we doubt we will have enough . Education – One day we have all that is required, […]

Follow the Leader OR not?

A famous French naturalist, Jean-Henri Fabre, conducted an experiment with Processionary caterpillars.  He placed the caterpillars in a single file around the rim of a flowerpot with food in the middle inches away.  And, as their name implies, the procession of caterpillars began and instinctively they followed the caterpillar in front.   All the caterpillars went […]

The Domino Effect

Don’t like this or that?  Stuck in reaction?  Change it, you can do it by simply changing the relationship we perceive or have attached to this or that. When our perceptions change the representation of this and that in our minds change.  When the representation changes, our reactions change. It’s a domino effect and works […]

Do we want to go, North?

Where will the North Star take us?  North, but what if that’s not where we want to go? Arthur Stephen Covey reminds us to start with the end in mind.   Many will rise and shine day after day,  same routine, same thoughts, words, actions continually following the North Star and wondering why nothing is changing.  […]

Check-up from the Neck-up – READY?

Like a computer needing regular updates, our thought processes need regular check-ups and purging.   So, if you are ready, but don’t know where to start,  the following 2 steps can help: Get into your closet and identify your impulse purchases.  Impulsive buying tends to fill our voids.  Perhaps there’s an old file labeled I’m not ____ […]

Transformation…are we ready?

Life offers us opportunities to transform everyday, and with these opportunities and transformations comes a letting go of ____[this] to experience ____[that]. A story – a transformational opportunity came to Charlie the caterpillar. He listened, seized the call, went within and began letting go of what could prevent him from transforming. He threw away I […]

Ready to decide?

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 […]

What can we do?

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 […]

Purpose, do you have one?

Are we living for a purpose?  Do we wake each day driven to become the change we want to see? A purpose driven life knows what’s done to one is done to all, that peace for everyone begins with peace within ourselves.   Without a purpose, we see and fuel the flames of ugly and increase […]