Climbing one mountain always exposes another peak

“Life is an uphill battle”, I’m sure is a phrase that you’ve heard or said yourself countless times. Life can feel tough at times. Like now. COVID 19 has changed everything. It seems that we are facing more challenges like never before. Just when it appears as if everything is under control – less peopleContinue reading “Climbing one mountain always exposes another peak”

Tolerance despite differences

We all wish that everyone could think like us. After all our point of view is sound. We know what we are talking about and…well…we are right. There is so much intolerance these days. As I read comments on posts I am amazed how rude and disrespectful some people are as they defend their rightsContinue reading “Tolerance despite differences”

When you think about marketing do you feel anxious?

I realized this morning as I was starting a seven day focused marketing program, that instead of feeling happy that I was about to learn something new that might help me improve my results, what I was filled with were thoughts of “will this even work?” This was going to be a post about howContinue reading “When you think about marketing do you feel anxious?”

How to extract value from EVERYTHING you read

Many persons read good books, but say they do not get much good out of them. They do not realize that all any book or any lesson or course can do is to awaken them to their possibilities; to stimulate them to use their will power. You may teach a person from now until doom’sContinue reading “How to extract value from EVERYTHING you read”

Are you speaking with your heart?

Challenging times often find us resorting to prayer. We beg and beseech because we are at our wits end and need change. We often think that those amongst us not praying, have no faith yet a quote by Marianne Williamson comes to mind: There is no such thing as a faithless person; we either haveContinue reading “Are you speaking with your heart?”

Turn words into work

When he was in second grade, Harry Truman came down with a rare bacterial infection that paralyzed his arms and legs. The boy who could hardly stand to be indoors was suddenly and helplessly bedridden. “That’s when he started reading,” Truman’s sister recalled. “He couldn’t do anything else.” He read so much that when, miraculouslyContinue reading “Turn words into work”

If you find yourself in a hole, STOP DIGGING!

What’s our natural tendency when things go wrong? What happens when someone says something we don’t like? What happens when we’re looking for something but can’t find it? We obsess over mistakes, seethe and complain to anyone who’s willing to listen to how hurt we are, or turn the place complete upside down because weContinue reading “If you find yourself in a hole, STOP DIGGING!”

Caught my eye…

Do you think you need permission to succeed? We admire folks whose names we see in neon lights. We celebrate bestselling authors, athletes, chefs, ninja warriors, ordinary people showcased doing extraordinary things…yet we fail to picture ourselves as successful. Countless people have asked me some version of – “How do I find my purpose, andContinue reading “Caught my eye…”

The psychology of suffering…

“We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake,” Henry David Thoreau wrote in contemplating what it really means to be awake, adding: “Only one in a million is awake enough for effective intellectual exertion, only one in a hundred million to a poetic or divine life.” That’s what legendary philosopher and founding father of modern psychology William James (JanuaryContinue reading “The psychology of suffering…”

This is the month to step back and reset

We are midway through 2021. It’s probably a good time to take a look at the goals you set for yourself at the beginning of the year. Is this still what you want? Do you wish to change your direction? Do all these goals still matter? Have your daily actions brought you closer to yourContinue reading “This is the month to step back and reset”