Getting Back on Track

If you have ever felt that you have lost your mojo, your inspiration and direction, fear not.
Help is on the way.

When you are caught up your awareness that you aren’t feeling what you want to feel and don’t have what you want to have, it can feel as if you are falling down a black hole.

You somehow believe that you don’t know which steps to take to move forward.

You desperately want answers and to find someone who can tell you what to do and how to do it.
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Change. It’s all that and a bag of chips.

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It’s never what you expect.

In many cases, you don’t want it to happen.

After all, you have no idea what change will look like and what you are supposed to do with it once it happens.

Your sense of safety and certainty is threatened.

You have no control over it and that is terrifying to most people.

Change.

It’s elusive but it’s exactly what you need. Continue reading

Your Agreement and The Sacrifice

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She needed her car.

She had to get around town.

Her tire was blown and the rim was shot.

She has no family. A few friends. No partner.  No kids.  And, very little money.

She really needed her car.

Somehow, she found a way; she finally maxed out her credit card.

She fixed it all.  She had her car back.

But she was still broke financially and in emotional pain. Continue reading

Are You Into Pain or Pleasure?

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You know what you like. 

It feels good, doesn’t it?

Are you into pain or pleasure?

Now, don’t get confused.

I’m not talking about anything sexual.

I’m talking about what the single driving force that controls all human behavior.

And, this force will continue to control you for the REST OF YOUR LIFE:

PAIN OR PLEASURE Continue reading

This One Question Will Change Your Life!

I bet you are chomping at the bit to find out what the golden question is that will change your life. I would be( if I didn’t already know the answer).  Doesn’t everyone want to know how to change their life in an instant?

I fully expect that you are going to scroll through the text and see if I have highlighted it, underlined it or italicised it.

Well, don’t bank on finding it so easily. You are going to have to work at decoding it yourself.  What I will do for you is pave the way for you to uncover it and teach you some things as you travel. Deal? Deal.

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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

Seeing is Believing: What Your Behavior is Really Telling Your Kids About You

Children pay attention to EVERYTHING.  They use all of their senses to find clarity, safety, certainty, and love when they are around their parents. Children watch you, even when you don’t realize it.

They notice how your tone of voice differs from the words you say, they see how you come home from work and watch who you become, when you get home.  Even though your children live in the “now”, they file away the nonverbal messages you give, and if there is a pattern, they try to figure out how they fit into the equation of why you are acting the way you are acting and sometimes,they wonder why they don’t seem to fit into your behavior at all. Continue reading