Start With The Low Hanging Fruit

Perhaps you’ve heard this quote attributed to Mark Twain; “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” Makes sense, right? And maybe you’ve even quoted that very saying when looking at someone else’s habitual behavior, but have you ever thought about it in reference to your own behavior and habits of thought? Have you considered what you could be doing differently? It seems to me...

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What if?

fotolia © Igor Mojzes Have you ever stopped to consider that most of the amazing technology achievements that we take for granted in our daily lives were considered impossible just a few short years ago?  The computers, gadgets and devices that we use daily? The medicine and life-saving surgical procedures advancing life spans? Even the innovative food and entertainment options we have these days is incredible. Each of these amazing,...

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Internal Peace Talks

fotolia © xixinxing We all find ourselves at times waging an emotional war against ourselves.  One part of us wants one thing and another part wants something entirely different.  Perhaps like when your apartment lease renewal date is looming and part of you really wants to move and another part wants to renew for another year.  You just can’t decide.  You are confused and frustrated.  How can you want to move while you...

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Why Can’t You Stay On Track?

What beliefs are taking you off your path and how do you change them?   fotolia © freshidea You want to make a change and it’s not working.  You made the decision, bought the things you need to insure your success, picked a start date and began in  grand fashion.  Then in a couple of weeks, or a few days more likely, you were back into the old habit once again and the new habit is in the rear-view with plenty  of reasons why...

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Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

Have you ever found yourself fighting an internal battle about an upcoming important decision you need to make, or second guessing yourself and even throwing emotional grenades at yourself over a decision already made? Are you berating yourself because you made the “wrong” decision and keep kicking yourself while you’re down, so to speak? If so, have you noticed how that also negatively impacts your ability to make a confident decision the...

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Fitness is More Than Physical

 Are you a balanced and healthy version of fitness?  fotolia © gustavofrazao Many people are focused on physical fitness to the point of causing an imbalance in their  emotional fitness.  Perhaps you know of someone who is killing themselves at the gym every  day, obsessively working out and depriving themselves of desirable foods in order to  transform their body into one that is considered socially accepted. They may reject their...

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