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 Grow and Balance Your Lopsided Life

  Have you ever seen one of those lopsided bodybuilders? Sure you have. It’s that guy you see from time to time with the disproportionate muscular groups. Remember? Huge biceps with tiny legs? Or have you ever seen one of those lopsided intellectuals? Sure you have. It’s that lady you see from time to time with the disproportionate social skills. Remember? Huge capacity for problem solving with a negative attitude? There are other examples of lopsided humans. What’s more … [Read more...]

The Source Meditation That Pours into Everything

  Think of your favorite movie. What was in it that made it so special for you? A good story? Great acting? Cool aesthetics? Whatever it was, it required a perfect performance. The screenplay writer, the director, the actors, the crew- all of them had to be on point and at their best. The producers demanded it from them- they said so with their dollars. And did it work out? Of course. That’s why you love this movie. Wouldn’t it be great to perform like these artists? Maybe not … [Read more...]

6 Steps to Take the Sting out of Confrontation

  There’s only one kind of person that enjoys confrontation. But we’re not going to get into that. Instead, let’s focus on all the rest of us out there who absolutely dread the idea. Why dread? Well come on…what’s to enjoy about confrontation? It’s like asking a child what they enjoy about homework on the weekend- imagine the response. It’s painful. It’s upsetting. It’s draining. Who in their right mind would sign up for such an event? Answer: Those who love themselves and … [Read more...]

How to Create Your 2015 Vision

  How awkward would it be to play a game of basketball in complete darkness? The players would be bumping their heads against each other, one guy keeps tripping over the benches, and not a single basket is made. Sounds like a waste of time. If you don't have a clear and concise vision for what 2015 will bring you, you too will be playing basketball in the dark. Illuminate your 2015 vision by taking the necessary steps today. Tick tock, tick tock.   Define In one sentence, … [Read more...]