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…

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…

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…

You Are Right!

Many years ago Henry Ford said, “If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.” And Albert Einstein said, “You can’t solve our problems with the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” What they were both talking about is what Dr. Bruce Lipton…

Be a Dot

When I was in my early thirties, I moved from doing sculpture to stippling, which is way of drawing a picture by only making dots or small touches.   This was a rather drastic leap, and yet in retrospect, this huge change in medium allowed me to dive deeper into my awareness of the energy…

Fast Forward

About thirty years ago when I was encountering some major challenges in my life I devised a mind-game I played with myself to help me step out of the turmoil and make good, clear, and conscious choices. I called the game “fast forward.” In the game I would imagine I had died and I was…