Joy is the Key

When I first saw this picture I thought “…this is me…” That’s how I feel…on the edge of my life…not quite ready to jump. Holding back …looking over…afraid. I always thought that I would find complete happiness if/when I took that leap of faith. Took action. Not be so afraid. Be bolder. More courageous. “I needContinue reading “Joy is the Key”

You are not required to ALWAYS know…

To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge – Confucius There will always be things that we don’t know. When I was much younger, I was VERY sensitive around not knowing. If I pronounced something wrong and was corrected I was embarrassed. What’s worse is I remember some of those moments…IContinue reading “You are not required to ALWAYS know…”

You Will NEVER Succeed If….

First things first: how would you describe success? What needs to be happen for you to feel successful or feel like a success? Believe it or not, much of the potential for success in your life depends upon two things: Your ability to effectively function physically, mentally, and emotionally and How well you balance whereContinue reading “You Will NEVER Succeed If….”

How to Find the Source of All Success, Happiness and Accomplishment

There was a time when book reviews were confined to newspaper pages, the likes of the Guardian, the Telegraph and the New York Times. Now one can find tons of reviews on line from just about anyone. I buy quite a number of books on and whenever I’m researching a title, I always scourContinue reading “How to Find the Source of All Success, Happiness and Accomplishment”

When Comfort Becomes Quicksand

How often in your life do you lose sight of the big picture? You go after stuff you think you need, while you scoff at what you actually have. We’re so hell bent on pleasing and fitting in and doing things a certain way…dressing the part of the man or woman of your stature…yet what does yourContinue reading “When Comfort Becomes Quicksand”

Never Settle For Less Than You’re Worth

This article was also published in the Trinidad Express Woman’s Magazine 19.01.2014 Ever wonder if you’re under-earning? Barbara Stanny, author of Secrets of Six Figure Women, who writes, teaches and coaches with one aim in mind: to empower women financially shares that all under-earners have one common trait: A high tolerance for low pay. “ButContinue reading “Never Settle For Less Than You’re Worth”

Is the dream of becoming more than you are – keeping you stuck?

Is happiness somewhere out there for you? I’ll be happy when – I get that job Get out of debt Pay my bills on time Find a man/woman Buy my dream car Prove to that schmuck down the road that I am somebody Whatever it is – what is your outlook on life generally? PeopleContinue reading “Is the dream of becoming more than you are – keeping you stuck?”

Change is difficult – step or otherwise

There’s something to be said about persistence. There’s something to be said about having a good support system in place particularly when you embark on an unfamiliar journey. Kinda reminds me of the song “How Do You Keep The Music Playing” made popular by James Ingram and Patti Austin in the ’80s. “How do youContinue reading “Change is difficult – step or otherwise”