Friendship and Frequencies

I think I’ve finally solved a mystery about friendship that I’ve wondered about most of my life: Why I have had so few real, lasting friendships. Since I was four years old, I struggled to identify and foster friendships. I usually ended up feeling left out,...

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A Gracious Life and Career

How do you know when you’re in a ‘gracious career’?  How does it feel? Is it the feeling you get when you’ve experienced totally strings-free love? Or: Is it like receiving a gift for no other reason than you happen to exist? It is our right as humans to live...

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What Is The Universe About?

I recently came across three concepts that have guided humans in their quest to understand the universe. The first I had heard about many times, especially growing up in New England: Transcendentalism. One had known something about: Pantheism. The third was new to me:...

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Career Success And The Cosmos

Believe it or not, everything, including your career and your home life, depend on the cosmos. That’s because everything and everyone is made up of combinations of 118 known atomic elements. Every atom is constructed of fixed numbers of protons with a positive...

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Where Your Core Meets the Road

Years ago there was a television commercial for Firestone tires with a catchy jingle: ‘Where the rubber meets the road!” The same is true of the core of our humanity.  Life happens where the ‘core meets the road.’ Where is your life going right now?What is the...

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Seven Tips to ‘Human-Being’

I know you want to be successful in what you do. It’s pretty easy to measure success. But do you feel successful? So many of us are so busy that we put aside how we feel. And even if you feel successful you may not savor that feeling for very long. Distractions at...

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Spiritually Courageous or AWOL?

Would you consider yourself spiritually courageous? In my opinion this means that you gather strength from the core of who you are, to act on your values, even when seemingly impossible. Have you ever been spiritually AWOL (absent-with-out-leave)? This means that...

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What You Never Knew About Life Coaches

I think everyone can use a life coach at different points in their lives. Good life coaches can assist in ways that psychotherapy, counseling, and consulting cannot. Yet there’s a lot of misinformation, hype, and sometimes deception, about life coaching. First, I want...

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Feeling Like A Fraud?

There’s a fairly new concept called “Imposter Syndrome.”  Psychologists have been studying this phenomenon in many of their clients. A true imposter, or fraud, is someone who claims knowledge, credentials, education, skills, or even material wealth that is meant...

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More Play, More Connection

Do you want more connection in life…not the LinkedIn or Facebook kind, but meaningful, personal connection? If so, you will have to make more space for play. Behind your busy, overworked (or under employed) life, you may be living in constant stress. Stress can be a...

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