Super Monday!

The measure of a man is what he does with power.  Plato Remember this pose? Remember the emotion associated with it? The strength! The stubbornness! The determined, unwilling to stop until I get what I want, look-out-here-I-come stance! That is inside you today. It may be deep down for some of us; closer to the surface for others. Regardless, it’s …

Twists & Turns

You do not suffer because things are impermanent. You suffer because things are impermanent and you think they are permanent. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Thich Nhat Hanh describes looking through a kaleidoscope as a way of embracing the impermanence of life. As we experience the beautiful changes when the kaleidoscope turns, we are aware that life, too, is ever-changing. Instead …

A Body in Motion

We all have the power to make an impact and it requires movement. ~ Regina Carey Wishing, thinking about it, toying with an idea, intending, but never moving on that instinct deprives the world of your brilliance. Imagine approaching an ocean only to see still water. It would cause concern, to say the least – stagnate water is not normal. …

Have A Seat

Bad news is that you can control nothing but your thoughts. Good news is that with your thoughts you can control everything else. ~ Debasish Mridha When it’s time to discuss something important – our finances, our relationships, our health – we are asked to have a seat. It’s rarely a comfortable experience. Listening requires prefrontal cortex kind of attention, when …

Positioning is Everything

“All things are ready, if our mind be so.” ~ William Shakespeare So many things. All the things. They are right in front of us, waiting, ready, and longing for us to think them into possibility. How can we jumpstart the process? Attitude. Plain and simple. It’s time to shine up that perspective of yours and adjust how you see …

What’s Your Sign

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. ~ George Bernard Shaw Lemonade signs, political signs, garage sales signs, For Sale signs – all the ways we display our lives to the world (or simply the neighbors). Outside the neighborhood, we wear signs that aren’t as obvious to the naked eye. We wear signs of fear, happiness, grief, …

Swirlers & Suckers

Recognizing Swirlers and Suckers in our lives is a vital strategy towards protecting our health and happiness!  Regina Carey Most of us are around people every day. Some are swirlers – these are the people who, as a result of spending time with them, leave us feeling awesome. We come in and out of each other’s lives sharing information, exchanging …

Holy Cow!

Maybe every once in a while we can take a break from doing everything faster and quicker to reflect on who we are and where we are going. ~ Joe Plumeri Wow! The day is over. When we start out of the gate deciding to put tasks off for later in the day, later quickly disappears. Does choosing to do …

Soft Focus

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”  Rabindranath Tagore Deliberately looking at something in our lives with a soft focus may be a new form of acceptance. It requires gentle vision, blurring the lines, and possibly noticing unique aspects, brilliant lighting, and hidden gems. When …

Capture That Feeling

You’re better than you think you are. ~ Seth Godin How many people does it take to make you feel good about yourself? The answer is ONE – feeling good about yourself starts with YOU! Yes, as we developed, there may have been people in our lives who failed us – our parents, friends, teachers, coaches, and authority figures. As …