It is said that the fear of public speaking outweighs the fear of death. Seems some people would rather be the one in the box than the one giving the eulogy. I happen to believe just the opposite and I hope you do too because public speaking can be one of your most enjoyable and profitable ways ... Views: 412
Laughter and humor have been popular practices in healing our mind, body and spirit; there have even been medical tests and studies that have proven that this is a beneficial practice in getting and keeping well.
The power of thoughts and emotions can manifest good in our bodies as well as ... Views: 720
A recent survey in which American's in their 80's and 90's were asked, "If you could do life over again what would you do differently?" revealed the following top three regrets:
1) I would have spent more time contemplating what's MEANINGFUL
2) I would have taken more RISK
3) I would leave ... Views: 4336
Self-esteem and confidence can go a long way during your teenage years and beyond. The question is how can this be accomplished? The answer is many faceted and it starts with the family/teachers/roll models, as these are the areas that are most active in a child’s life during the formative ... Views: 3145
Everyone has heard of vision boards at one time or another in their wanderings thru life. They have been used in classrooms for elementary students; and churches for bible school studies, for years, as a fun and productive craft exercise.
Vision boards have been around for years. The ... Views: 677
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security adjusts the security alert status from code yellow to code orange. The change is announced on national television news networks. You immediately launch your orange alert status program – or, do you? More likely, you’ll do what almost everyone else does ... Views: 1379
I thought I would write about the subject of Love from a Master's viewpoint. He often said that Love was one of the most often used but misunderstood words in human experience. What Love brings to mind for most of us is that first kiss with our high school sweetheart, or meeting our spouse-to-be ... Views: 491
Life coaching for anyone who is open, honest and willing to explore their potentials.
Life Coaching for anyone who is open, honest and willing to explore their potentials.
A Journey of Self discovery to Self Love
I guess it is divine timing that I am writing these articles to share with you ... Views: 380
While I have never had the need to change my party affiliation to another party, I have had the good sense to change my life views and practices dramatically. I have changed from a conservative, greedy money-making hound to expanding my horizons to learn many things on the road less traveled. ... Views: 505
Are Americans more susceptible to depression or are they just less able to handle the frustrations that come with daily life? Certainly the antidepressant is not new, but it seems to have in many ways become a staple within a newly defined food group, a food group that includes our daily multi ... Views: 376
Colour is so deeply imbedded in our psyche that it's like the air that we breath… we don't notice the power, until it is gone. Can you imagine seeing the world in monochrome? Do you feel a sudden unmistakable sinking feeling at the thought of no colour in your life?
The intimate relationship we ... Views: 1181
I awoke again this morning with the unwelcome presence of fear gripping my soul in an all-too-familiar death grip. I always know when my fear shows up on the scene by the way my third chakra is calling my attention, in this case... screaming! (In Sanskrit, a chakra is defined as a spinning ... Views: 491
Practice makes perfect, right? What if we could practice feeling the emotions we desire to feel? Well, keep reading, and I will walk you through 5 simple, mood-conquering practices that will turn your frown upside down.
1. Practice smiling
When you’re happy this is easy enough to do ... Views: 1440
Ah, rejection! No one likes it, but everyone has felt it at one time or another. Rejection comes in many forms: romantic relationships, contests, writer’s group critiques, friendships, job interviews or credit applications. Some people feel depressed about it, while others grow angry or ... Views: 982
I've personally spent hundreds of hours in counseling with trained pros, and I've researched the human psyche, and that has made me very humble indeed about making unwarranted claims on a subject that has eluded the understanding of the most brilliant minds on our planet over the past 7 ... Views: 378
Building confidence is much like learning any new skill. There are the basics, then there are the higher level nuances. This article will share with you the 6 stages that you want to journey through to build your confidence. Each stage begins with the basics.
Go through all six stages simply ... Views: 4000
Not too long ago while in my living room, I spied a wasp clinging to the window. Not liking wasps all that much I went over to see if he was on the outside or the inside of the window. As it was, he was trapped between the glass window and the window screen. He had obviously flown onto the ... Views: 697
What exactly is energy? How many forms of energy are there? What does coaching have to do with energy?
Energy – There are many definitions of energy, but here I will define it as an exertion of force or a healthy capacity for vigorous activity (Merriam-Webster).
How many forms? Technically ... Views: 506
Everyone has gone through Life Transitions: a move, a new job, a new baby, a new partner, divorce, etc. The question is...How do you deal with it? A change in your daily lifestyle can sometimes be overwhelming; even if the change is something you wanted and initiated. People deal with these ... Views: 2226
Do you have a dream you want to realize or a goal you want to accomplish, but you keep getting stuck? Do you feel stuck with an unsatisfactory personal or professional life? A Life Coach will help you get "unstuck". Imagine having someone in your corner to always be supportive of you. Imagine ... Views: 303
In this moment of upheaval and change we are all struggling to some degree. We experience this as stress, at work, at home, in our relationships and internally. One of the most effective ways to deal with this stress is to understand that while there is little we can do to change the global ... Views: 501
One of the greatest challenges we have as human beings is the pre-programming that we have gone through in our past.
It is this pre-programming that creates so many blocks to allow us to fulfill dreams, wishes, and to manifest the positives that we desire.
What we need to realise is that the ... Views: 336
My husband says it's stretching it to call it, "work."
There I am scanning photos from the late 60s saying, "Oh, this one's perfect!" as I upload one to Facebook and tag it with the name of a childhood friend. Or maybe I'm planting a flower on someone's "Little Green Patch," an act that helps ... Views: 397
Recently, I embarked on a 10-day journey that would take me into rather deep levels of soul searching while visiting the Catskills in upstate New York. Anyone who knows me has full realization that I am not much of a snowy-mountain girl, but rather a sun & beach lover. Hence, a bit of physical ... Views: 424
Some readers will already have heard of my ginger cat, Uti. For those that have not read about him before, he was purchased from a pet shop at a far too early age, not house trained at all, had no hygiene skills etc. when he came to me. He had no idea how to dig holes to use for his toilet ... Views: 514
Neuro-Linguistic Programming & The Classroom – The Short Answer
Brief (very) History
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) first burst upon the psychological therapy scene in 1975 with the release of Richard Bandler and John Grinder’s written work, The Structure of Magic. At the time, Grinder ... Views: 575
As a doctor of psychology and a therapeutic hypnotist, I know for a fact that we are all born to win. We learn to lose, and what we learn, we can un-learn.
A precious baby enters the world as a completely open conduit of love, acceptance, trust, and joy. Barring any predisposed physiological ... Views: 399
`You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.'
So said Kahlil Gibran. He lists three types of giver - the one who gives to get praise the one who gives for the pleasure of giving finally, the natural giver who can do nothing but ... Views: 701
This topic of our own personal power has come up so much in my life over the last few weeks that it was impossible NOT to write about. Yes, it has meant me facing some of my own personal demons but it is well worth it! WE — yes, EVERY single one of us are powerful beyond anything we have ever ... Views: 1319
Distance learning has grown leaps and bounds with respect to popularity in the last few years. The reasons for growth trend have existed for several decades; however, it is only recently that cheap and available new communication technology and higher internet bandwidths have allowed ... Views: 3398
Are you preparing to give a presentation on a complicated topic? Is your job to deliver information that may be too complex or detailed for everyone in your audience?
Many speakers struggle with finding the right mix of words, terminology, and style, but for people invited to speak on ... Views: 450
Attitude. A great word and it reflects in every aspect of our lives!
"And we have ceased fighting anything or anyone -- even alcohol (or other addictions or destructive behaviour).
For by this time sanity will have returned.
We will seldom be interested in liquor (Or old behaviours).If ... Views: 539
Healthy humans are both blessed and challenged by a drive to be all that we can be. We’re too often tortured, though, by internal and external signals that tell us we have to be more, better and different than who we really are.
All great traditions teach about a noble seed that is unique in ... Views: 789
Is your privacy extremely important to you? Do you live in or work in an environment where your boundaries are often ignored or crossed? Does the thought of someone reading your diary or journal terrify you?
One of the more humorous representations of the ramifications of this is portrayed ... Views: 554
Success is no longer defined in financial terms alone. It’s beginning to be understood as an alignment between life and livelihood, between monetary gain and an abundance of joy, vitality and good relationships. While it’s undoubtedly important to reach professional benchmarks and organizational ... Views: 431
When you are at work, do you get frustrated because things don't seem to be happening the way they’re supposed to be? You see people milling around but nothing gets accomplished. And in the daily hustle and bustle, do you feel that your goals remain just that – goals. Then maybe its time for you ... Views: 556
Has your jewelry collection outgrown your jewelry box? Do you have to spend fifteen minutes untangling chains before you can put on the necklace you want to wear? Have you ever been stuck wearing your second choice pair of earrings because you misplaced one of your favorite earrings? Sadly, most ... Views: 3408
Capture the Lost Art of Concentration
Did you ever wish you were “octo-mom” or maybe had three heads instead of one? Having one head for each thing we are doing at any given time would be a blessing in today’s fast paced society. multi-tasking is what our surroundings have moved us too. But ... Views: 2268
It's not about ballet!
Though the technique is as simple and elegant as a turn on pointes.
Pivoting is the practise of shifting focus so you are aligned with your intentions, rather than with what you don't want.
How does it work? Here's an example.
Last week I was grumbling about not ... Views: 385
Benjamin Franklin was one of the founding fathers of the United States of America, but to call him just a scientist would not do him justice.
He was a noted author, satirist, civic activist, inventor, statesman and diplomat.
Franklin is credited as being foundational to the roots of American ... Views: 271
The first step on the road to fostering resistance against disease is the beginning of your self-education. Each painful sensation is the impetus toward the knowledge of the new, which asks for some strength in the search for the truth. Each time you ask yourself: “Why is it me and why does some ... Views: 478
As a coach, I know very well how important goal-setting is. Also, as a coach, I know that goals aren't all that they're often cracked up to be. As critical a competency as goal-setting is, if misused, sometimes it can have some very unfortunate consequences. I want to take some time in this ... Views: 365
People are always on the lookout for good conversationalists. You might not think yourself as a very eloquent person; but by asking excellent conversation questions, no one will be the wise.
Excellent conversation questions keep the energy going. Without it, there will only be awkward silence - ... Views: 1313
Every time I see a pelican I'm reminded of how things change when a concerted group of people choose to make things happen. When I was a kid the brown pelican was on the endangered species list because of DDT poisoning. I remember being completely terrified by reading Rachel Carson's Silent ... Views: 465
Take a look at your hands and pretend that they represent a problem you are having. Now put your hands (your problem) one inch or less away from your nose. What can you see? Not much besides your problem! In fact, if you're like most people you probably can't even see all the edges of the ... Views: 1329
None of us really know for sure what's going to happen in terms of the economy but one thing is certain: it's on all of our minds. We can incessently worry that the worst is going to happen or hope and pray that it won't, but why not just look the problem square in the face?
What is your ... Views: 1204
There are many ways to make money writing online. Just one of them will be laid out here. It is one that you probably haven't read about before.
Make Money Writing Online Ebooks
Okay, you have heard about ebooks and selling them. This isn't quite the usual way to do that however. You do have ... Views: 350
Creating a positive sense of self is as important to the teenage daughter as her reading the "Do not feed the lions" sign at the zoo. Disregarding either can result in losing very necessary parts of herself.
"The Secrets to Having the Teenage Daughter you Actually Like" with Dr. Cheryl ... Views: 808
With the current interest in secrets about the power of thought, it might be useful to take a look at some other factors. Certainly, thoughts are powerful as a locomotive. But emotions are the fuel to get the train out of the station and down the tracks. Another element that often gets ... Views: 440
You'll excuse me, dear readers, as I indulge in a little rant. This article is actually about personal power, but it began as a rant about certain marketers, and marketing practices. I've included the entire article so you can see the evolution of my thoughts.
Marketing is changing. The old ... Views: 437