Thinking Outside the Box

Thinking Outside the Box“Embrace the gamut of possibility and define for [our]selves what is normal”

Thomas Beatie

When I took my coaching training a few years ago, one of my classmates, an artist, expressed a desire to have red shoes in her closet. A few days into the training, Martha Beck told her that she buying red shoes might be just the ticket for her in that moment, rather than developing her practice. Continue reading

How To Talk To Random Strangers In 3 Simple Steps

How To Talk To Random Strangers In 3 Simple StepsWant to know how to talk to random strangers? Then this article is for you. I’ll share with you 3 simple steps to easily start a conversation with someone you’ve never met before.

Barring liquid courage (which gets you into trouble more often than not), find out what other options you have so can learn to talk to random strangers right now.

Step 1: Excel Continue reading

Creating Your Million Dollar Image

Creating Your Million Dollar ImageImage Expert Reveals… Unspoken $ecret to Creating Your Million Dollar ($1,000,000.00) Image!

Psychology and science have come to the conclusion that the #1 reason for your success or failure in life is hidden in the image that you have of yourself. Your self-image is made up of all of your past experiences (both good and bad) since you were an infant up until Continue reading

Artistic Long Term Vision – Don’t Be a Loser!

Artistic Long Term Vision - Don't Be a Loser!Anyone who has been around our community for any length of time will have heard us talk about the value of having a long term vision of what your ideal life would look like. The reason for this is that we, as people, need to be drawn towards what we desire as opposed to running away from what we don’t. In other words, we need to put the law of attraction to work for us, and to do this Continue reading

Psychotherapy and Counseling

Psychotherapy and CounselingCounseling provides a focused and relatively quick way for clients to review, understand, and sort out their problems.

Talking about problems is an essential part of accepting them, coping with them, and then moving on. In the past, the family unit was larger and tended to stay together; whole networks of relatives across the generations were able to provide a supportive framework. Continue reading

Improving Reading Comprehension Part 1 – The Problem Created By Generalization

Improving Reading Comprehension Part 1 - The Problem Created By GeneralizationIf you are like most people, you often diligently read a text, only to find that it didn’t make much sense to you. You know that understanding is a vital part of reading, and in this article I will describe one of the problems that causes these problems. You will learn about the role that generalization plays.

Remember how your teacher advised you to avoid using words that Continue reading

Common Sense – What it is and How to Use It

Common Sense - What it is and How to Use ItCommon sense is derived from sound and prudent judgment based on a clear, concise perception of the situation or facts that is independent of specialized knowledge, training, or the like; i. e. native intelligence. Common sense is the ability to extrapolate that if this is thus and that is so, then the logical conclusion is obviously this.

When you are grounded with a strong focus on common sense you make Continue reading

Play it Like Pollyanna!

Play it Like Pollyanna!Pollyanna played the Glad Game and transformed an entire town. We use her name as an insult for someone who is overly optimistic, naive and unrealistic, but she is a great role model. She shows us the power of choosing our attitudes.

Pollyanna chose to look at what was good and helped goodness grow. Pollyanna was courageous. She walked right into the home of the meanest lady in town and invited Continue reading

Communication: The Key To a Healthy Relationship

Communication: The Key To a Healthy RelationshipIn a recent Dear Abby column one woman wrote that she had been married for 13 years and no matter what she did, he wouldn’t communicate.

She then asked a soul searching question that she must have agonized over for months:

“Is a lack of communication enough of a reason to end a marriage?”

After all, (if you read between the lines) he didn’t beat her or cheat on her or do drugs or abuse the children. Continue reading

Problem? Solution Is Waiting for You!

Problem? Solution Is Waiting for You!Today the fast pace of life has its own fun and its own issues and when we are strong all the issues are under our feet and when we are not so strong it becomes a BIG problem and holds us back.

All the problems can be solved when they are small is what we hear everyday – however the problems come on the surface only when they have grown big. So what to do now? is the question. And if you need Continue reading