What

Whenever I find myself embarking along a new journey or beginning a new project I ask myself a series of questions to help me focus my mind and stay on course. Here are some of the questions I ask: What is my ultimate goal or what am I trying to accomplish? Why is this important?…

Wired Differently

All of our minds are wired differently, which means we also have a different tolerance for the opposite states of chaos (unpredictability) and imposed external order (predictability). Finding that balance point (your own), I feel, is the key to success. Some people need a great amount of order to feel safe and activate their conscious…

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…