Exciting New Things Coming

Over the past few years, I've used this blog to share personal insights and build a community of individuals focused on positive change. Hopefully along the way there have been moments of inspiration and new ideas that have made you think. Life is a growing experience for everyone, myself included, and I'm pleased to announce …

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Resolution Setting 101: 5 Steps to Creating a Life that Fulfills You

A new year is upon us – and during the last week of December many of us slow down and reflect upon our lives. From this vantage point, with a fresh new start right around the bend, we have the opportunity to fine-tune our strategies for creating a life that fulfills us. But before you …

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Embrace the Space

"Between stimulus and response there is a space.  In that space is our power to choose our response.  In our response lies our growth and our freedom." - Victor Frankl So many of us are hungry to finally start living the lives that we imagine for ourselves - yet we often find ourselves too busy dealing …

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Using Your Powers for Good

When we can hone the focus of our thoughts in productive ways – and then contribute our energy there – we can create awesomeness. But, if our thoughts and energy are not consciously geared toward a positive direction, we can also create turmoil in our lives.

The Path to Personal Power in 3 (not so easy) Steps

Since I’ve gone back to graduate school to be a therapist, I’ve been challenged to choose my preferred “theoretical orientation.” This is a fancy way of saying ‘approach to life and effective problem solving.’ While there are numerous paths that all lead to creating a better life, certain notions in particular seem to be jumping …

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Defeating Our Truest Enemies

I don’t like to fight. Yet, I think I’ve always bought into the notion that you have to have a fighter’s spirit in order to survive in this world. For this reason it only makes sense to heed the first rule of wartime – know your enemies. This knowledge is the sharpened sword that will help us to cut through the obstacles and reclaim our own power.

Resolution Success: Tips for Staying the Course

Believe it or not, if you set a New Year’s Resolution then today is the day that you will most likely give it up. Studies show that most people abandon their resolutions just one week into the new year. If you can relate, listen up! Instead of giving in – this is the moment to …

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The Modern Diet Tool Box – Dropping the Pounds without the Sacrifice

Are you finally ready to drop those unwanted pounds? Well, with today’s modern resources you can do it – and without being hungry! They key is knowledge and today’s technology makes reaching your goal easier than ever before. It took me almost 10 months to do it – but I’ve finally achieved my New Year’s …

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Letting Go of Your Old Story

Well, I’m emerging out of a quiet period. I go through these phases periodically where I just really have nothing to say – and I always feel that, in that case, it’s best to just keep quiet. There's nothing worse than talking just for the sake of hearing yourself talk! However, I’ve found that these …

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Huge Leaps in a Positive Direction

I woke up this morning to the sight of the sun glistening off the lake behind my home and my heart was instantly filled with a profound gratitude for the simple beauty of the world around us. So often our thoughts are focused on personal hardships, world catastrophes or the difficult circumstances that surround us …

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