You were just coming off an amazing period of progress in your personal life and career. Things couldn’t have been better. You achieved more in the last three years than ever before. So many were proud of you. Being on a roll never felt so good. And then it hit! All of a sudden, seemingly out of nowhere...BAM!!! Things came to a grinding, screeching halt! It’s as if all the … [Read more...] about Are Setbacks Really Setbacks?
“Oh no, not again!” you say to yourself. “Looks like I’m stuck. Sad to say but I guess it’s just gonna be another one of those days!” Everyone knows what that feels like and it goes without saying that few people enjoy finding themselves in that space. It’s as if you are stuck in neutral, unable to move, with your engine idling wasting valuable fuel. Just when you thought … [Read more...] about How to Get Out of Neutral.
How do you feel when you hear the word, “Failure”? If you’re like most people, the feeling and emotion evoked when one hears this word tends to err more on the negative side of things than the positive. Is feeling negative when you hear that word our fault? If you asked me, I’d say, “No”. Our culture and society have already decided that answer for us. Compare a winning grade, … [Read more...] about Why Failing IS A GOOD THING.
We’ve all been there. You wake up in the morning and the dreaded day has finally arrived. The emotional buildup you’ve assigned to this day has been nothing short of intense. You lie there in bed, wishing there was some way you could magically erase the fact that you have to get up, get ready and go face what fate has assigned to you on this day...doing the thing that you’ve … [Read more...] about What to Do When You Just Don’t Feel Like Doing What You Have to Do!
How would you answer the following question; Are you a leader? I often ask this question when I facilitate seminars or work with businesses one-to-one and I’m always amazed at the answers I get. Most people consider themselves a leader if they happen to find themselves in a leadership position at work. What many often miss is that one isn’t only a leader while one is on the … [Read more...] about Your “Inner” Leader.
Worry. It’s the one thing that just about all of us do, more so than we like to admit. What percentage of your week do you spend in the mindset of worry? You might be shocked to know what the real number is. Get this; It is said that we spend an average of 14.31 hours worrying each and every week. That’s 744 hours doing nothing but worrying every year, which is 45,243 hours of … [Read more...] about Worry? Who…Me?
See if you can relate to the following; It’s first thing in the morning. After a long and restful sleep, you all of a sudden hear the sound of something invading the amazing peace you found throughout the night. It’s your alarm clock! It happens to be ringing so loud you just want to pick it up and throw it across the bedroom. The day has finally arrived. The big meeting is … [Read more...] about How to Feel Motivated.
How do you feel when you hear the words “Positive Thinking?” What kind of reaction does that phrase elicit from you? Few groups of words have created as much of an uproar within various cultures and societies...and it isn’t over yet! There are those that think that Positive Thinking is somewhat of a movement or cult. There are others that think that Positive Thinking is just a … [Read more...] about Want To Be a Positive Thinker 3 Things You Really Need To Know!
We’ve all been there. You set a goal for yourself but somehow along the way, you don’t make it to the finish line. Sadly, there’s no one to blame but yourself. Somehow, you’ve stood in your own way. So with that in mind, consider the possibility that there are two probable selves within you. Let’s call them “Yous”. The first “you” is the one that is constantly critical … [Read more...] about The “Yous” Within YOU.
Imagine being able to go through the rest of your life as if you were on a luxury cruise. If you’ve never been on one, there’s just something about boarding a cruise ship that gets everybody pumped and looking forward to the best journey of their lives. A sea vacation of wonderment and joy awaits anyone who is open to it. Your present life experience IS a cruise. At least it … [Read more...] about The BEST Ways to Get Through Life!