Self-understanding comes from the pursuit of knowledge and it's an essential aspect of building a strong foundation for emotional intelligence and maintaining a semblance of control in life. It's a journey, and it's just as much about understanding others as it is about understanding yourself.Read More
The self-actualization journey is never-ending. As you master one area of your life, you jog over to the next area of your life requiring attention. This effort is a cycle and therefore, over time, do not be surprised if you find yourself working on some part of who you are for a second, third, or fourth time. Not everyone will make an effort to self-actualize whether due to unawareness or cultural bias.Read More
Living as we do in a society where the bombardment of constant stimulation has become the norm, you would think that the experience of boredom would be a thing of the past, yet, it is alive and kicking, and its consequences might well be disastrous.Read More
Learning and growth don't end when you graduate high school, college, or finally get that promotion you've been wanting. It's a continuous process and one you should continue to strive for to maintain your life satisfaction.Read More
Not all broken relationships can or should be fixed. I've lived with, and am still living with, estranged relationships with members of my immediate family. Having strained relationships is the most stressful thing in life next to strained finances.Read More
I HATED them. I dreaded dinner when I knew pork chops were the main course. Then, when they were served, we’d sit around the table and I’d force down every bite with a huge gulp of milk while fighting my urge to gag. Then one day, years later, pork chops and a box of Shake-N-Bake changed my life forever.Read More
The barrier of entry into ‘guy-hood’ is still rather low. All it takes to become a guy is grow up, pay bills, and don’t be an asshole. This version of an adult male has little direction in life and is just kinda ‘there’. He probably has a decent job, might even have a family, but he lack purpose in his life.Read More
Lots has been written about the fear of failure and how it keeps us from achieving success. Not as much has been said about the fear of success...the fear that you're capable of more than you imagine.Read More
One of the worst things that happens to people is when they look back on their lives and wished they had taken more risks. They would love to have accomplished more with their lives. Avoiding risk may keep you safe from certain situations, but it will never push you forward to that place outside your comfort zone. This is usually the place where you can realize your dreams.Read More
No, the choice between the red pill/red road/narrow gate and the blue pill/black road/wide path is the choice between being deeply happy and living a life that's full, rich, and satisfying or being 'meh', simply going through the motions because that's what you're 'supposed to do' and living a less than mediocre life full of regret and resentment.Read More
There comes a point in your healing journey when you will come face to face with the mountain that is forgiveness. You’ll find yourself staring at this climb once the initial shock and sadness have passed and you’ve decided you’re ready to begin moving forward.
Be prepared, though, forgiveness can be a trap.Read More
The key to successful mental programming is… you!
If you want to create a change in your life then you need to believe in yourself, your ability to change and to succeed in making the change. It is essential that you are fully committed to making the change.Read More
Negativity can really affect your life. It can lead to depression, cause health issues, and destroy your connections with others. Here are a few tips to help you eliminate the negativity in your life.Read More
Being successful and fulfilling your life's purpose are not at all the same thing; You can reach all your personal goals, become a raving success by the worlds standard and still miss your purpose in this life. - Rick WarrenRead More
There are many ways to discover your passion and purpose in and for life. Many are free and some will require an investment in terms of money as well time. However, if you want to live your best life then you need to take action starting now. Pick one of the activities above and create the change you want and need.Read More
Everyone deserves to live their best life. All you need to do is find what you really want to do that can make you feel excited, joyful, engaged and fulfilled. That way you can begin to live your best life instead of settling for a humdrum existence.Read More
If you want to live your best life, then you need to find your passion and follow it. Sounds easy doesn't it? It actually isn't that hard so it's surprising that so many people don't do it and seem happy to exist rather than living a life of happiness and success.
To change your life for the better and create a future, you can look forward to then follow these five steps.Read More
Studies show that if you're really positive, you're more able to think of creative solutions, better at learning, and better at remembering. So being happy brought us together and being together now makes us happy. Positive thought expands our possibilities and quite literally expands our minds.Read More
What's the difference between power and force? Someone who is forceful knows how to make things happen. Someone who is powerful has a reservoir of influence available to them.Read More
Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
It is so simple to go with the familiar, go with the flow, that we create patterns in our lives that soon turn to ruts. You can be spinning your wheels and not even know it. It takes effort to get out of the rut, but the freedom that comes with being un-stuck is worth it.Read More