Talking vs. Doing

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”–Mary Oliver I am going to train for my first triathlon (but you never made it a priority). I am going to find a new job (but you were overwhelmed with fear of moving outside your comfort zone). I amContinue reading “Talking vs. Doing”

How To Follow Your Passion When You’re Just Trying To Pay The Bills

During tough economic times, many people think they need to sacrifice passion and focus solely on earning money. From a spiritual perspective, this is the exact opposite approach to generating real abundance. Yes, paying your bills takes practical action. But it also requires an internal belief system powered by inspiration and passion. Without an emphasisContinue reading “How To Follow Your Passion When You’re Just Trying To Pay The Bills”

Life as a Game – Five rules for coming out ahead

We frequently refer to life as a game. As with any game, rules prevail. Yet in life, we’re not given a rule book. Each of us plays with our own unwritten game book, made up of our own rules, as well as those that have been imparted to us by our parents, friends, and peers.Continue reading “Life as a Game – Five rules for coming out ahead”

Serendipity in Every Day – Lifestyle

We all know that person. The man or woman with the seemingly perfect life, all in control, with everything seeming to always break his or her way. “They’re just so lucky,” is a familiar refrain. And so it would seem. I would argue, though, that luck has little to do with good fortune. It isContinue reading “Serendipity in Every Day – Lifestyle”

The Million Dollar Question

One question. One simple little question that if answered consistently could be worth millions, not to mention improved happiness and health. It’s a fact that modeling a positive attitude reduces injury and sickness by thirty percent, and can even extend a person’s life by fourteen years. We have heard the importance of being positive forContinue reading “The Million Dollar Question”

Five Principles For A Better Life

“Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use.”—Charles Schulz As a general practice, I make an effort to focus on moving forward rather than dwelling on the past or what could have been. I’m more of a “what if” and “why not” kind of person. I like toContinue reading “Five Principles For A Better Life”