Revenge: Is It Really Sweet?

I know you have had several times in your life where you have wanted to take revenge on someone who caused you pain.   I certainly have.  In fact, I can identify three times in my life where I have wanted to take revenge so profoundly that I would dream about it at night and fantasize about it during the day.  The desire to take revenge inside me was very strong and it took a great deal of work, on my part, not to act on it.

The passion for revenge is powerful and can be overwhelming.  It is a primitive, destructive, and sometimes violent response to injury, anger, or humiliation.

It is a misguided attempt to transform shame into pride, to become a victor instead of victim, to punish the perpetrator equally, if not more than you were pained, and to transform your sense of powerlessness into power. Continue reading

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Dare to Risk: The Payoffs Are Awesome!

Risk is worth taking.  It doesn’t matter what risk you take, the fact that you step out of your comfort zone and take the leap amps up your self-confidence immeasurably.

Risk taking is the key to breaking out of your stuck thinking and behavior.  It challenges your concept of reality. Continue reading

Why Asking the Right Questions Gives You the Right Answers

Day in and day out you go through life evaluating things and you don’t even know it.  Sounds silly, right? Well, it’s true.  You don’t even realize that you are having a constant inner dialogue about EVERYTHING.  Why? Because how we think about what we think about is habitual.

You ask yourself questions about everything you think about and you don’t even know it!  And ,would you believe that the kind of questions you ask yourself determine the quality of your life? Continue reading

Your Tipping Point: It’s Time To Make a Change

It is inevitable that you will be urgently pushed into making key decisions that will completely change your life.  Three factors; circumstance,  personal history, and your emotional tipping point lead you to your fork in the road.  None of us can escape these crucial moments of decision-making; where we must choose to live life differently or extend our suffering.

Tipping points aren’t predictable but they most definately are recognizable.  Tipping points test your will power regarding how long you will remain in a particular “state of mind” as well as your dedication to the quality of life in which you are living.

A tipping point is when you experience something so profound  that it changes not only who you are, but who you need to be to get out of the negative state in which you live. Continue reading