If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: mise-en-place. The “Meez,” as professionals call it, translates into “everything in its place.” In … Continue reading Start Applying “the Meez” to your Morning Routine
Just under a week ago, I came across a quote by Melody Beattie that got me thinking about what really happens in that space between what we say we want and what actually happens. But first, here’s that quote: Do not ask for love unless you're ready to be healed enough to give and receive … Continue reading Are You Ready to Conquer the Behaviours that Sabotage your Success?
I will be like a raindrop that washes away the mountain; the ant who devours a tiger; the star which brightens the earth...small attempts repeated will complete any undertaking - Og Mandino That's the power of persistence. Hacking away at the tree with an axe until it falls. Doing a little bit every day. Taking one … Continue reading When you are DOING… it’s hard to be Doubting
We’ve all been cynical at one point or other in our lives. We’ve all had to: Fight the ‘been there” “done that” and “I can explain that in ten seconds if you let me” tendency that comes with having lived a while. Battle the “I don’t think I’m going to trust anyone again” impulse after … Continue reading Be More of This for 2015 and Watch as New Doors Open Up for You!
I admire people who choose not to drink or eat certain foods until they begin to instruct others to follow their particular regimen. This was a quote that I fell in love with the minute I saw it, from consultant, author and speaker Alan Weiss. I believe that we need to make choices that work … Continue reading The Importance of Developing a Personal Philosophy