There are no shortage of self help/ development courses available. I have been through numerous programs, attended events and devoured books and content online. I've even written a few publications myself. However, there is one program that is a cut above the rest and I now recommend it to all ... Views: 3
I was waiting for a workshop to begin this week in Kansas City, Missouri when I looked out the window at a tree that was just starting to bud. Except for the small branch right up against the window, which was far beyond budding – it was in full bloom. Picture it – a full tree just turning ... Views: 3
By Frosty Wooldridge
It’s been said that a “best friend” constitutes a miracle of the universe.
(Sharing a campfire creates magical times for friends. It adds harmony, nature and fellowship with the bonding of the flames.)
During your lifetime, you attach to certain individuals who ... Views: 3
Have you reached a phase in your life where you feel like you've hit a brick wall?
This is perfectly normal and understandable. It's human nature to want to better ourselves and further our self-development. The problem for many though is they are conditioned by "ground hog" day. Basically, ... Views: 7
What is creativity? Use these quotes from famous people to think about what it means to be creative.
1. "Creativity is the infinite capacity that resides within you. It involves combining information with your life experiences." - Wayne Lotherington
2. "Creativity is not in the execution, ... Views: 8
Did you know that you possess the most powerful idea factory in the world on your shoulders? Your thoughts, ideas, insights, and intuitions can be brought to life by using the creative power of your imagination.
What is the imagination?
Imagination is the ability to create a mental picture ... Views: 9
“How do you know you’re doing what you’re supposed to be doing for work?” the college student asked me.
A middle-aged guy and I had the same discussion recently as he transitions careers.
The answer lies in your heart; what you “Believe” about your work, the third core practice of a Work ... Views: 13
Dear Dr. Romance:
I came across your web site when I was desperately looking for motivation. I'm a salesman selling first class products but I couldn't get motivated and it's been a problem for months. It's been getting worse.
I read "Motivation and How to ... Views: 13
While some people feel accepted for who they are, there are other people who only feel accepted when they are pleasing other people. This could be something they are consciously aware of, or it could be something they are completely oblivious to.
But there are going to be clear distinctions ... Views: 9
"A man with a supply of idea fears nothing for he has become the master of his own fate." - Robert P. Crawford
How do you use your mind to create ideas that open the floodgates to other opportunities? One way is to set an intention to create a great idea and then to follow the thought up with ... Views: 7
While I was presenting at a recent conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico I learned that the majority of my audience were carrying feelings of inadequacy within. As I helped them release such feelings once and for all I decided that it would be useful to also write about this issue here.
Feelings ... Views: 22
Now although that may sound like a strange title it is more common than you think. Let me explain.
Self sabotage is essentially when an individual engages an old conditioned habit or way of being that undermines their success, integrity, self esteem, self worth, self confidence, their ... Views: 7
Do you know that many people harbor a fear of abandonment from past breakups that makes them needy, jealous, controlling, insecure, unattractive, ultimately sabotages their relationships and leads to more feelings of abandonment?
Do you know this vicious cycle can now be permanently stopped ... Views: 11
Do you ever feel like life is against you? Do you walk around feeling angry most of the time? Do you spend a lot of your time feeling envious of others? Do you feel cheated or that life has been unfair to you? Well if you answered yes to any of the above then you will likely agree that you feel ... Views: 21
It’s partly a birth order thing.
While all of our kids do well with friends, our youngest Benjamin (6) has social skills to die for.
Benjamin, the youngest of three, rubs shoulders with his older brother Ian (13) and his friends, unfazed by the seven-year age difference. Young or old, ... Views: 12
As a mom business owner you are running a marathon, not a sprint. Skip these two imperatives, and you may not reach the finish line:
1) Follow basic business principles (do the right things and do them well)
2) Have fun.
Type “As” with the drive to plunge into entrepreneurism don’t always ... Views: 7
When life hands out lemons, why not make lemonade! This approach is deciding to view all situations and circumstances as an opportunity of seeing everything in a good way. The more we practice viewing things positively will help us to shift our attitude away from ‘I can’t…’ towards “I can!”
... Views: 26
If you have a mentor you need to make sure that you ask the following questions at some point during your relationship:
1. What are your goals and dreams (Short term and long-term)?
2. How can I help you to accomplish your goals and dreams?
3. Why did you choose to pursue these goals ... Views: 15
1. Ideas come to you effortlessly.
• Creating ideas is as easy for you as putting on your shoes in the morning. Thomas Edison said that ideas are waiting to be discovered. You discover ideas constantly by creating ideas without really trying to create ideas. No matter where you look you see ... Views: 20
1. Using an idea journal is fast, easy, and convenient.
It will take you less than 15 minutes each day to record your ideas, goals, and dreams into your idea journal.
2. Your idea journal will motivate you to take action on your most valuable and promising ideas.
Use the idea journal ... Views: 10
So have you heard it? Having babies kills your focus. Hedge fund Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones has reportedly said that having babies kills the focus for women in the trading industry. Macro trading, a male-dominated, highly competitive industry, requires a lot of focus and drive. Tudor Jones ... Views: 5
I had plans for today. It's Sunday, so I'm going to take Blaise to the park. He just loves swinging and propping his foot up in the swing to steady himself. That way, he doesn't have to hold on and can gnaw on his hands instead.
I also need to get my blogs done for the week. That's five blog ... Views: 5
If you were truly honest with yourself behind all of those things you do to distract yourself i.e. sex, work, drugs, recreational pursuits, relationships, and so on there is lurking a deep sense of emptiness within that many would characterize as part of the human condition. In fact it is this ... Views: 17
Do you know that many people harbor the need to be accepted by others? Do you know this need enslaves you, your self esteem, self confidence, sense of normalcy as a person, and your life to the whims of others? Do you know that means you are not living your life but a life dictated to you by ... Views: 20
Perhaps you recall as a child feeling whole, alive, genuinely present, playful, happy, passionate, motivated, purposeful, joyful, and like your True Authentic Self but as you became an adult this experience of Self faded and dimmed to the point that you've wondered at times whether you're even ... Views: 11
How often have you heard the expression "Stop living in the past"? Probably more times than you can count on one hand.
How much of your time do you spend "living in the past"?
Well if you're like most people you'll notice that over 90% of your time is about being flooded by thoughts, ... Views: 20
After you've read about and evaluated this people skill, you'll need to make a decision: Should I use it? There are pros and cons to it.
For example, maybe you're one of those who believe that lies, untruths deliberately told, no matter how teeny-weeny and harmless, are never ... Views: 10
BE GLAD TO SEE PEOPLE!
If when you meet or run across persons, you are genuinely glad to see them, you are putting in play a potent people skill.
You’ll be amazed how well it works and what pleasant results it can bring.
Usually though, we simply rely on greeting them with a knee-jerk ... Views: 9
Dear friend, how many times have you caught yourself saying that there could be no other solution to a problem – and that that problem leads to a dead end? How many times have you felt stumped knowing that the problem lying before you is one you cannot solve. No leads. No options. No ... Views: 10
In my previous article I showed how our questions determine our life quest, and how we can easily utilize this creative tool to deliberately choose the direction in which various parts of our realities will unfold.
This article is about another, even more powerful reality-making tool, that is ... Views: 9
When you do this, you’re using a magnificent people skill that is a potent MakeFeelGood.
But needless to say, it doesn't mean what Clint Eastwood, in the classic movie, ¨Dirty Harry,¨ wanted the bad guy to do for him, let Harry shoot him. Rather, it means you make someone's day, by giving her ... Views: 10
Did you know that your vocal cords are an organ? And, just as the other organs in your body need good nutrition, plenty of sleep, and the avoidance of smoking and drugs, your vocal cords do as well.
Consisting of two small bands of muscle, the cords were previously thought to act like the ... Views: 13
Having needs is part of being human and this means that they can’t be overlooked or denied without certain consequences arising. This doesn’t mean that one will always have their needs met; this is not going to be possible.
But if one’s life has taken on a pattern where their needs are ... Views: 19
My friend Gabrielle Bernstein's new book, Miracles Now, has had me stop and think more deeply about my own relationship to "miracles" and also how to create more of them in my life on a daily basis. As Albert Einstein said, "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is ... Views: 26
It’s easy to watch world-class performers, like those who participated in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, with wonder. How did they get to be so good?
They were born with natural talent, or they worked long hours to be the best. Maybe it’s a little of both.
The point is that what you believe ... Views: 18
Do you have a quiet personality, and sometimes wonder if you have what it takes to succeed in your business?
I’ve always had a quiet personality, and when I was bitten by the entrepreneurial bug a few years ago, I really did wonder if my personality would “work” for me in business. Perhaps ... Views: 8
The world is changing faster than it has ever before. It’s challenging to keep up with the latest. Our greater dependency on technology fuels this trend. We know what the advantages to technology are. We have more opportunities and greater conveniences than we have ever had before. ... Views: 12
In the amazing book The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron, she discusses the concept that all of us have an "art" that runs deep within us yearning to break out. This art can literally be an artistic talent like painting, writing, or performing, but it could also be something else entirely. It can ... Views: 8
The Science Of Success Achievement
By Rick Gettle
(Excerpt From “The Science Of Success Achievement Course”)
What is success? Here is the best answer to that question that I have ever heard. “Success -- is the development of your powers to get whatever it is that you want from life ... Views: 30
Many online marketers have a dream, but they don't know how to take action to make their dream a reality, which hinders their success. They may have the dream but never follow through because of fear. They are afraid to go forward, even though they were excited about a new beginning. To achieve ... Views: 16
If you’re like a lot of business owners out there, you may have struggled with making sales at some point. Here are four fundamental tips to get more conversions on your sales calls.
Know which questions to ask: Some people have an image of a salesperson as someone who will go to any ... Views: 19
Women know true success is found within our relationships - not money. The way we communicate with ourselves and with others ultimately determines the overall quality of our life – and the success or lack thereof – of everything we do!
One of the essential skills needed for success in ... Views: 11
When something is moving, it can be a lot harder to stop it. And yet when something is not moving, it can be a lot harder to get it going. If a boulder was rolling down a hill for example, stopping it could be extremely difficult. If this boulder was not moving, getting it rolling could also be ... Views: 17
Many of us have forgotten the power that is inherent in the thoughts that we entertain in our minds. Most "think" that such thoughts are simply neuroelectrochemical events that happen in and are confined to the brain and that affect our attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors. Although this is ... Views: 14
Do you know that stress and burnout in business are not the result of external environmental factors but instead entirely due to one's emotional reactions to those factors? Do you know that you can rapidly acquire emotional immunity that will last a life time and help you not only avoid stress ... Views: 14
Do you know that procrastination is not something you do rather something that is "done to you"? Do you know that means that there is an invisible subconsciously stored program inside you that hijacks your mind and body when procrastination sets in and leaves you feeling helpless, ineffective ... Views: 16
My is that most people on this planet repeatedly fail in various areas of their lives, be it in relationships, their careers, their friendships and so on? Well it's "all" because of how their subconscious mind has been programmed. So what programs the subconscious mind and what, if anything can ... Views: 13
Are you one of those individuals who is paralyzed by the thought of having to write exams, go to job interviews, do sales calls, give presentations, do public speaking, etc.? Has this blocked your ability to move forward in your life? Do you yearn for an answer that will set you free from the ... Views: 30
It's obvious to anyone that procrastination is bad for performance and success. It is not so obvious why procrastination exists at all. After all, as human beings are we not oriented to achieving the best life outcomes possible for ourselves? Is this not what Darwinian evolution advocates? So ... Views: 25
Perfectionism is an addiction, meaning we’re repeatedly unable to stop our perfectionist behaviors. Like other addictions, perfectionism varies in severity and can have negative consequences. It harms our self-esteem, make us unable to accept other people’s differences and their mistakes and ... Views: 11