How to Lift Your Expectations and Rescue Your Relationships

  Remember the last time you burned your hand in the kitchen? You thought you were about the grab the cool, dark handle of your favorite cast iron skillet sitting on the stove. However, much to your surprise, the stove was on and preparing this skillet to burn everything it came in contact with. You expected a quick and easy, pain-free experience. …But you got something else. What went wrong? Answer: Your expectation set you up for pain. How often does this happen in other … [Read more...]

How to Liberate the Crippling Load of Your Heaviest Problem

  Everybody has problems. They help us to build character, discover what’s truly important, and to develop compassion and connection with others. Are our problems a blessing in disguise? …Hardly. And while we may be able to put on our “positive thinking caps” for a few moments and make light of whatever problems currently on our plate, there’s one problem that can’t be ignored. …You know what it is. It’s the led in your pockets. It’s your Achilles heel. It’s the axe waiting to … [Read more...]

How to Master Focus in Minutes and Conquer Your Fear of Failure

  We all know what it feels like to live in fear. It’s not a new feeling, is it? As a child, we stayed up at night worrying about tomorrow’s t-ball game, or the first day of school. We imagined every possible scenario of what could go wrong. The momentum behind this dangerous kind of thinking was born out of experience. We feared the unknown because we already had a taste of “failure”. We knew if felt bad. We knew we wanted to avoid it. Fast-forward to today… It’s not much … [Read more...]

2 Modes of Exhalation to Immediately Cleanse Your Noxious Mood

  How do you manage the “left overs” of your daily frustrations and confrontations? If you’re like most people, you don’t. Instead, you “suck it up”, tense the muscles, smile, and carry on. We’ve all become quite good at this, some of us are even experts. For those of us who don’t immediately address the power of our thoughts and emotions during the day-to-day, suffer real physical consequences. You’ve seen these consequences. You recognize them in yourself. The face has morphed … [Read more...]

How to Command Lower Body Consciousness

  Cowboys are the masters of lower body consciousness. They understand all too well the importance of being rooted in action and commanding the situation. They have to. Their job on the ranch is terribly demanding and there’s no room for weakness or fear. Their bravery, tenacity, and endurance has chiseled them into the hearts and minds of generations as the ultimate hero. They hold this sacred space in our lives because of their ability to rule. They wrangle man, beast, terrain, and … [Read more...]