Intuition

Everyone is intuitive; the challenge is learning how to accurately decode the information you receive. Often people try to decode everything mentally instead of learning how to use their breath to slow down the information and use their body sensations to reflect and decode the information. I find the first ICWIB activity Just Scribble is…

Genetics

Do you see yourself as a victim of your genes or do you prefer to work on becoming the master of your mind? Do you take responsibility for your life and have the capacity to see the gifts and growth opportunities your current challenges have to offer? Or do you prefer to ditch responsibility and…

Be True

This statement reminds me of something my father once said to me and has helped me maneuver many a difficult decision throughout my life. He said, “There is only one person’s approval you need in this world. Make sure you can face that person in the mirror in the morning.” I feel this statement is…

Authentic Nature

It doesn’t matter if you are young or old, rich or poor, in challenging times it is important for everyone to drop their invisibility capes and step firmly into his or her authentic nature. This is because when you stand in your true self, your mere presence alone makes a difference. The ICWIB Program has…

Communication

In all relationships good communication is important. Unfortunately, good communication is often lacking when it is needed most. So what is the trick to good communication? Some may say that it is having the confidence and the ability to articulate your position. I think good communication stems from two things: a deep understanding of the…

Perceptions

Humor has always been a helpful tool for me in difficult situations because it instantly activates my conscious problem-solving mind and moves me out of reaction. Instead of being mad or frustrated I quickly find myself laughing at life and myself. Then in the middle of the laughter, a novel solution usually arises. This cartoon…

The Why

I have been writing one to two newsletters a month for many years, but with all of the current upheaval in most people’s lives I feel a need to change that format. I think most of us don’t have the time to read long-winded pieces, but we do need something to hold onto to help…

Sense of Self

When parents and teachers talk about the need for good self-esteem, they usually mean that children should have “good feelings” about themselves. For young children, this also refers to the degree they feel accepted and valued by the adults and peers who are important to them. A child with a healthy sense of self-esteem feels…