Living with a “Monkey Mind?”

TMI! TMI! Information comes flying at us at mach speeds 24/7. And we all know what 24/7 means. We have a collective attention span of a gnat on crack. Back in the 70’s, researchers were worried that fast moving pixels Continue reading

If You Can Read This You Aren’t Done Yet

Have you ever watched a painting take shape? All art starts out as a rough approximation of what it will become — much like humans. Twenty-somethings think they need to already be what they are going to be, but it Continue reading

Distraction Conniption: Making Distraction Work For You

Look! A butterfly! Wait, what? … We’ve all been there. In this tech-crazy world, distractions are the norm. We don’t need to let them derail us. Here are some hints on making Distraction a friend instead of an enemy. Image Continue reading

It’s no big thing…

Valentines and elections, Marriages and lives … All are lost from little things, not big. Each decision we make impacts our lives for the long haul. We are the only person in the world who is 100% impacted by every Continue reading

Parallel Universes Revisited

Do you believe in Parallel Universes? I do. You would say yes if you think about it. I pipe in relaxing music when I’m getting a room ready for a speaking or training session. This time I played a friend’s Continue reading

Give Yourself Permission: Want what you want!

Too many of us are afraid to want what we want. Someone asks us what we want out of life and we stumble and say, “Gee, I don’t know… ” As if wanting to better your life or change your Continue reading

Married to Pain

We are so attached to our wounds. Many years ago I read a Discover Magazine article that said we tend to be proud of our wounds. We drag them out and show them to each other as badges of honor Continue reading

More Secrets to Getting Where you Want to Go

When we talked about Today is Some Day, I promised you 5 secrets to get where you want to go. Here are 4 and 5: Secret Four Listen to your echoes. Your brain gives you messages all day long. You’ve Continue reading

Secrets to Getting Where You Want to Go

Yesterday we talked about “Today is Someday” and I promised some secrets for making things happen in your life. Here are the first three: Secret One:  Hang out with people who do what you want to learn. If you have Continue reading

Today IS “Some Day”

Everyone has struggles. Life is process. Life is suffering. Life is untold joy and immeasurable agony… sometimes all tied up into one. You love your children enough to let them make choices, and you die a thousand deaths when they Continue reading