Being and Feeling Successful: Nine Action Items

Do you consider your mind as more work-oriented and your emotions/spirit as more belonging at home? Do you reserve your heavy thinking for the office and your emotions for your personal life? Why the split? Every person’s goal as a human being ought to be toward...

The Word I Hate

Since reading John Bradshaw’s books on family system dysfunction, I have flagged one word to avoid using: SHOULD. Don’t get me wrong. Should is a perfectly good part of the English language. It conveys intention toward a future action or thought, anticipating a need....

Eight Starting Points for Starting Over

Lately I’ve been thinking about people who’ve shifted gears away from their former careers. They may have been forced out, laid off, or decided to retire. Now they find themselves in the uncomfortable position of not knowing what to do next. They’re not even sure how...

Win or Lose? Momentum and The NOW

One of the major obstacles in this pandemic is the loss of momentum. Individuals, students, faculties, companies, small businesses, governments…they all depend on a degree of forward momentum in order to keep up and to maintain viability. At least that’s what we...

Eight Surprising Questions to Feel Successful

Success is ultimately subjective. Yes, we’re constantly bombarded by celebrities and public figures who tell us what success OUGHT to be for us. But if we’re smart, we’ll come up with our own definition of success. Being successful is usually pushed on us in the form...