First what you don’t want to do... panic! Panic and anxiety will zap the life right out of you. Whether you are facing downsizing, health, relationship or financial issues taking immediate appropriate action will make all the difference in the world. Making those decisions with a clear mind and ... Views: 428
Have you ever felt like the dove that left Noah’s Ark in search of dry land only to find more sea than ever and nowhere to land? Or perhaps you have been valiantly resisting the urge to bail out during all the disastrous news because you are determined to avoid buying high and selling low. And ... Views: 465
A couple of days ago, I got a phone call from my cousin asking me an interesting question: “What to do when you feel down?”
“I’ve been feeling blue for many days,” he said, with no particular reason to feel that way. “Do you believe I am getting depressed?” was his question.
“Nobody can tell ... Views: 1290
A successful life is about finding your true purpose and pursuing it with all your passion. It is about find the true riches of life that lead to happiness and fulfillment. It is having goals that drive your life.
Many people who achieve fortune in the world are not born rich. But they ...A ... Views: 469
During the economic downturn, the president of a company I worked with was
about to send an e-mail to his sales force to demonstrate empathy for how
difficult it had become to meet sales targets, saying that he would understand if
they didn't make their numbers this quarter. What he didn't ... Views: 1236
Did you know that the symbol for crisis in the Chinese language also means opportunity?
When I went to write this month’s Monthly Visions I struggled for a few minutes, wondering how to approach the topic of this month in the most sensitive manner possible. I know many people are going through ... Views: 583
Life-changing events can send a jolt through your well-being, creating a state of unbalance and stress. A major change in your life such as the death of a loved one, losing your job, a divorce, or a major financial change can pull the rug right out from under you, leaving you facing in a ... Views: 1448
"Raising your vibration" used to be a nebulous concept. Those of you who have read my book know it can be as easy as reading the altimeter on your airplane. And you know that once you can use that altimeter to navigate your plane up into the higher altitudes, you become a more powerful ... Views: 605
Do you wake up every morning looking forward to the day ahead? Are you one of the one percent of the world’s population that, love what they do? If you are congratulations! But what about the other ninety-nine percent of us, how can we live, like the one percenters?
The title of this ... Views: 1995
Creating wealth and being truly successful in business and life doesn’t happen by chance or wishful thinking. Nor is it necessary to ‘speak into the universe’ or perform any other strange rituals, though doing so won’t prevent it from happening either.
The ‘secret’ if there is one, is simply ... Views: 350
Business owners and entrepreneurs often tap into the law of reciprocity without knowing it.
They're inherently pre-programmed to participate in the worldwide truth of give and receive. While there are those out there in this world who take take take, the vast majority of us swing to the ... Views: 583
I'm almost certain you're familiar with the concept of visualization. It's so important to the creation of wealth that Chapter three in Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich is title "Faith. Visualization of and belief in attainment of desire." When we use the power of visualization we bring ... Views: 2316
As a business owner, it's imperative to stay healthy both physically and mentally. If you’re a planner and think ahead, you may have systems in place which can handle your business during your absences. However, illnesses wear away at your vitality and your passion for your business. When ... Views: 461
Insomnia Jeopardizes Merdith's Job
The future of Meredith’s business depended on one simple thing. Getting a good night’s sleep. If she wasn’t on the ball, she would lose the marketing contract for a prestigious corporate firm. There was no way Meredith was going to let that happen. She ... Views: 626
In the past I have written about replacing negative thoughts with positive thoughts and ideas on how to get what you really want. Today I am going to write about Goal setting and how to use this tool to help you get what you want. Realize that it takes 21 days to make or break a habit, so if ... Views: 630
Fill in the blank with whatever it is that's driving you crazy because it's not here yet, despite all your efforts: your enlightenment, your million, your lover, your peace of mind … your patience (smile).
Just this week I talked with several clients about how to soothe themselves when they ... Views: 660
In spite of growing evidence that self-publishing is poised to replace (or at least match) traditional publishing in the future, many conventionally published authors (and those striving to become such) still view self-publishing with contempt. They feel self-publishing companies and those ... Views: 1355
Be true to yourself. Live your own life - not the life others have decided is best for you. You'll never gain your own respect and feel good about yourself if you aren't leading the life you want to lead. If you're making decisions based on getting approval from friends and relatives, you aren't ... Views: 476
One of my first memories of fearing bridges was shortly after I started driving. Crossing bridges in a car was not too bad as long as I was riding, but when I started driving, my fear of bridges started to get a lot worse. Eventually, I could manage the smaller bridges but would avoid the ... Views: 1456
Time Management: Accomplish More in Less Time
We all have the same 24 hours in each day. So, why are some people
able to accomplish so much more in the same time frame ?
Are these people special, have some hidden talent or work harder ?
The secret to getting more done without necessarily ... Views: 530
Guess what, I figured out where a lot of clutter comes from. You might not be happy to hear this but, you may be creating it yourself. This is actually good news, because when you know what causes the clutter you can learn how to stop generating it.
I went food shopping this past weekend. ... Views: 512
Taking a road trip anytime soon? Whether you are driving alone, or with family members, here’s a creative way to pass the time.
Imagine that somewhere in your body-mind is a Control Center where all of your body’s systems are monitored. Imagine that this Control Center also monitors the full ... Views: 522
The Self-Esteem Challenge
There is no better way to check your self-esteem than to start dating again. I'm preparing to meet a fella with whom I have been corresponding with via email for several weeks. And sure enough, the mindtalk has begun.
Will he think I'm too tall, too curvy? Will my ... Views: 441
What are your goals? Do you want to quit smoking, lose weight, run a marathon, or raise money for a local charity? Whatever your goals may be, you need to ask yourself, how am I going to achieve them? Many of us say, some day I want to go to Hawaii or Monday I will start eating better; but we ... Views: 309
No matter how young or old you are, or how hard things have been, it’s never too late to review what works and what doesn’t work in your life. It’s easy to lose focus on what you really want due to the daily demands of life. However, there’s always a way to look at your life differently, to ... Views: 3001
The mastery of any discipline can be broken into three stages. This will be illustrated from Chinese Medicine, Art and Martial Arts. Although seemingly unconnected, analogies between these subjects can be understood by meams of Yin-Yang theory.
One aim of martial arts, art and medicine is to ... Views: 700
Sounds crazy, but it’s true! Simply put, the first argument you have with your partner, if left unresolved, will manifest itself time and time again - in different forms – throughout your entire relationship.
When we fall in love and begin a partnership, we temporarily maintain our best ... Views: 1966
There are nine basic processes for taking in information. Let's briefly explore each one to determine the advantages and disadvantages of each.
1. Reading has the advantages of being portable, and to some degree, self-paced. Review and repetition are effortless. Disadvantages include ... Views: 764
Guiding your child to behave in a positive manner can be as easy as 1-2-3. Here’s a way to adapt a business practice for family use, and it’s compelling in its simplicity.
1. Set a Goal
The first step is to meet with your children, and have them "buy in" to a mutually-developed goal. ... Views: 597
Effective leaders see more in other people than people see in themselves, and one of your objectives as a leader is to bring their talents to the surface.
Understanding the three fundamental elements that affect performance will build team loyalty and cohesiveness. These elements are ... Views: 2049
How would you describe a self-confident person? Generally, many people consider a self-confident person to be a perfect know-it-all, who is the center of attention, and never shows weakness.
Some folks confuse the terms self-confidence with self-esteem. The former is cosmetic, and may not be ... Views: 1158
I spent almost a month in Tucson recently at the Gem Show. Behind the apartment complex where I stayed was a small expanse of desert. I was staying there with my partner Scoop and a good friend. My friend went out in the mornings to say prayers in the desert and meditate in nature. Sometimes ... Views: 452
“God, I am ready to receive my tenant TODAY!” I was finally clear and eager to accept what my heart truly wanted. I wasn’t sure for a while. I got remarried last summer and had put my home up for sale at that time. But due to one foreclosure after another in our neighborhood and after months ... Views: 846
After months of tests to determine the cause of a weakness on my left side and my sudden propensity for falling, I was diagnosed with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. Since then, I have been living with this disease which is slowly progressing and has been changing my life in many ways. ... Views: 367
“Okay, ladies, today we’re going on an adventure!” I exclaimed to a small group of women sitting in front of me on the patio of a local bookstore. All of them were excited, but had no idea what to expect. This wasn’t any ordinary group. These women were a part of my intensive Enlightened Mom ... Views: 662
So many people are being challenged right now. Changes are happening because they are "supposed" to happen. Change is all there is. People have lost or changed jobs; and because of this the're being challenged with relationships and health issues. You may have been one of those personally ... Views: 777
Setting goals and achieving them is one of the most satisfying feelings that you will ever experience. If the feeling is so wonderful, then why doesn't everyone in the World achieve great things in their lives?
Unfortunately, there are people who simply don't and won't set goals and will ... Views: 715
Dreamers are thinkers. Achievers are thinkers and doers. If you want to accomplish great things in your life, then you must decide what you want, and then take action.
Here are 7 tips to help you achieve what you want in life, and to convert your dreams into reality.
1) To begin the ... Views: 457
The mind is a terrible thing to waste and boy, do we ever waste it!! No one teaches us how to use our minds constructively. We should learn this in Grammar School. Instead we use our minds destructively; totally living from the unconscious mind instead of the present place we are in. Our minds ... Views: 636
Wouldn't it be great if we were born with an inbuilt manual that shows us how to relate successfully to others? Although everyone has the capability to relate successfully to others, often people react in ways that are distorted by past experiences. The culprits are usually one or all of the ... Views: 1442
There are many areas in life where it can be noticed that men and women respond differently to a number of situations, recent research with brain imaging has shown that each gender responds differently to stress.
The main difference is that stress caused changes in men's rights prefrontal ... Views: 1236
Try an experiment. Start a conversation on any topic with your spouse or best friend. After you’ve been talking together for a few minutes, interject with something along the lines of: “Hey, what are you talking about? You’re a real idiot!”
Next, hasten to explain to your partner that of ... Views: 560
Success may not be ALL in your mindset but it certainly starts there – and can end there too if you don’t take positive action to prevent it. Your mindset, your beliefs about wealth are at the very heart of your success.
On the surface, we all want to run successful businesses. We want be ... Views: 309
It has been clear for some time that childhood experiences become part of a child's neurological physiology and over time, through re-enforcement and repetition form aspects of its personality structure. The task of recovery is to stop the process of repetition and re-enforcement of the unwanted ... Views: 1517
Testing is a powerful principle that should be the driving force behind every piece of marketing that is undertaken. Testing eliminates the unnecessary risks that rob you of your financial success.
Traditionally, part of the entrepreneurial profile has been to risk all in search of a dream, but ... Views: 282
Apapted from the original provided by Keith Dugdale and David Lambert co-authors of ”Smarter Selling - Next generation sales strategies to meet your buyer’s needs - every time”.
The main focus for the ground-breaking book Smarter Selling is external customers. This focus emerged as a result of ... Views: 570
Keeping yourself and your team motivated
Motivating employees is vital if employers are to achieve maximum performance, productivity, loyalty and levels of engagement. Motivation is not just a management tactic; it’s a personal responsibility in any individual’s life. In business the overall ... Views: 651
There is a tremendous focus on HIV/AIDS these days, yet there is a different strain that is causing much more chaos, affects many more people and is a disease of even greater irresponsibility.
It is Acquired Integrity Deficiency Syndrome.
You get this when you see what you can get away with, ... Views: 982
I went to the beach yesterday. It was an act of courage.
Courageous, not because of the whipping winds and high surf that were forecast for the day here in Hawaii, but because I had the brave audacity to ignore the threats and taunts that screamed at me from the stacks of paper and to-do lists ... Views: 612
There are times we find ourselves in the unpleasant situation of needing to refuse a request. We explain the reasons for why we can’t do it, and still the person making the request is angry and upset with us.
The least effective thing to do in such a situation is to get into an argument. Such ... Views: 692