Are You Allowing Yourself To Be Happy?
Friends, checking in with yourself right now, are you allowing yourself to be happy? To really enjoy your life? Or are you perpetually stressed about something? Your work? Money? Marriage? Or some other challenging circumstance in your life? One way that I’ve unconsciously prevented myself from sustaining states of happiness (which I just became conscious […]
When You Finally Get To The Point That You’ve Been Working So Hard For, For So Long, You Almost Never Wish It Would Have Happened Any Sooner
I’m not sure it’s human nature or more a result of societal conditioning, but it seems that most of us (myself included 👋🏻) consistently compare where we are with where we want to be. We compare ourselves with either our ideal future, other people and their circumstances, or unrealistic expectations, and as a result, we […]
The Way You Become Fearless Is…
I posted this a couple of weeks ago, but I’ve found this to be so important right now in my own life that I wanted to share it with you again. Because like anything else, being exposed to an idea only once is rarely enough to master it. At least for me, I find that […]
This Post Is About You, But I’ll Start With A Story…
This post is about you, but I’ll start with a story. The day that I was diagnosed with cancer, and given a 20-30% chance of surviving, I called my wife to tell her the terrifying news (she was out of town at the time). As she broke down in tears, I assured her of two […]
My daughter said, “Dad, you’re lucky.”
My 12-year old daughter recently said to me, “Dad, you’re lucky. When you were a kid the world was normal. You didn’t have to deal with all of the craziness that our generation does.” I paused and looked at her with sincere empathy. Then, I assured to her that the world was just as crazy […]
Life Is Always Perfect, Even When It’s Painful
When life gives you a bad moment.. What actions do you take to prevent it turning into a bad day?
Wisdom Presents Itself To Us During Periods Of Silence, In The Forms Of Ideas, Insights And Clarity
Have you ever had an idea that you thought was original, and then you Googled it and realized that many other people had the same idea long before you did? So where do ideas come from? Is it possible that there is a universal field of intelligence that we all have the ability to tap […]
Do You Struggle With Depression?
I’ve been struggling with depression lately, so I’ve been striving to figure out why, and what I can do to feel better. So, although I’m not a psychologist or a psychiatrist and not giving you any prescriptive advice, here, I’ll share some of what’s come up for me that’s been helpful. While there’s A LOT […]
There Are No Problems In Life – Only Solutions
Life is as much a matter of how we perceive our circumstances as it is what those circumstances are. You can have a life overwhelmed with problems, or a life filled with challenges, opportunities, and a perception of perfection–and it can be the exact same life. Consider that our perception of reality determines how we […]