“I Don’t Get No Respect”

Who remembers the comedian Rodney Dangerfield?  His whole skit was centered around one line.  As he straightened his tie he’d say, “I don’t get no respect!”  And don’t we sometimes feel the same way as we’re pummeled by crowds, bureaucracy, paperwork, robo-calls,...

Four Keys to Motivation

Is there some change you wish to make but you just can’t get motivated?  Have you lost the motivation you used have in your career, hobbies, relationships, personal health?  Are you frustrated that motivation doesn’t simply “appear” when you need it most? One of the...

Unity

Choice, Action, Balance, Cycles, Process, Integrity, Compassion, Expectation, Surrender, Presence:  these are the words and concepts James Dickson gave me to reflect on to help me find my authentic self.  They are his Powerful Words Needed for Spiritual Fulfillment....

Defending the Castle

Our lives are like castles that we like to protect.  Two tools I’ve found useful are vigilance and judgment.  Vigilance is devoted attentiveness or watchfulness.  Judgment in this case is the formation of an opinion after consideration or deliberation and the capacity...