The Bright Side of Hard Times.

This one is from the March 2012 issue of Health Magazine.
Getting through hard times can really make you stronger, says a new review of research in Current Directions in Psychological Science. I one study, people who’d experienced a few big challenges-like a divorce or death-were more resilient in later stressful situations than those who hadn’t. [...]

Eleanor Roosevelt Quotation.

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” -Eleanor Roosevelt
This quotation is empowering. It’s about self-esteem. No one gets to tell you who and and what you are. You get to decide that for yourself. You also get to decide who you are in relation to the rest of the world.

Quick tip to improve your mood.

Sorry all for taking so long to write a new post. I’ve been in jury duty!
I’m cleaning out yet another closet in my house and I found something I tore out from the November 2010 issue of Allure magazine.
Forcing yourself to be talkative for ten minutes is enough to improve mood.
Give it a shot and [...]

Which Path of Service is Yours?

This is from the book 1: How Many People Does it Take to Make a Difference? By Dan Zadra and Kobi Yamada.
There is a cause or an issue out there with your name on it, something you care about, someplace where you can serve or make a difference in a way that is unique to [...]

Eleanor Roosevelt quote about Fear.

Some of my clients are reluctant to let go of certain things, jobs, and people in their lives because of fear. They’re afraid of what will happen if they have to deal with life without X. My worst fear was the idea of losing my father. I thought I’d be alone and that I wouldn’t [...]

9 Signs You’ve Met The One.

This information is from an eharmony article. (I’m going to paraphrase in order to shorten this up a bit.)
1) You’re Not Chasing the Relationship’s Potential. The basic idea is that you’re not waiting for something to happen in order for you to be happy in the relationship. For example, hoping the person will get over [...]

Handshakes and First Impressions.

I had an appointment with a new doctor last week. He seems like a great doctor and a good guy but I felt a bit unsure about him. Why? It was because of his weak handshake. When I was growing up, my father always told me how much he disliked anyone who had a limp [...]

4 Easy Steps to Become a Minimalist.

I just finished reading a simple yet fabulous book called The Simple Guide to a Minimalist Life by Leo Babauta. Over the last year I’ve been in the process of simplifying my life to make life easier and more pleasant. I’ve come to realize that having too much stuff is stressful and it’s just weighing [...]

The 11 Dimensions of Reality.

This bit of information came from of my favorite people. Jamie Katz.
Stephen Hawking and Michael Green are the main physicists who developed this.
It basically states that every choice we makes creates endless alternative realities that exist in a non knowable universe.
There are 3 knowable dimensions of reality, but 11 dimensions that exist.
Somewhere out there, there [...]

What’s Your dream?

People seem to be taken aback when I ask this question. The usual response that I get is “I don’t have a dream” which is then followed by a nervous laugh. People really hate to be asked this question. When we reach a certain age, we tend to think that pursuing a dream or even [...]