Automatic, negative responses to people or events often indicate a hypersensitivity that’s referred to as “getting your buttons pushed.” These emotional reactions can limit career advancement, destroy relationships and cap the level of success you might achieve in many aspects of life. Usually, these sensitivities have their origins in hurtful childhood experiences, such as repeatedly being criticized, rejected or controlled.Read More
The Key to Goal Achievement and Productivity!
So, what does it mean when you are going with the flow, but instead of holding on loosely, you have let go entirely and are completely unmotivated and unproductive?Read More
I got a lot of positive feedback on the newsletter about surrendering New Year’s resolutions. I think it spoke to a number people. I had to practice my own advice quite a bit last fall as I was rebranding my business. I had hoped to have my new logo and website completed by November 2016.Read More
As we move into the new year, you hear a lot about setting goals and New Year’s resolutions. That has never been something I do. My experience has been a lot like many people; you start off strong, but then when the results are not seen, the energy changes.Read More
Hope. Mindfulness. Renewal. Relationship management. These terms may sound like the elements of a marriage encounter, but they are also at the heart of the concept of “resonant leadership.”Read More
“We can build our leadership upon fear, obligation, or trust. However, only a foundation of trust results in the collaboration and goodwill necessary to achieve our peak performance.”Read More
In the corporate setting, it seems the idea of serving others as we would serve ourselves has changed to self-serve only.Read More
Empower yourself, smile, and be positive! In keeping with this month’s focus on happiness, here are 10 behavioral choices that can block happiness. If you notice you engage in a couple of these behaviors, don’t beat yourself up just decide to change it and start today!
You are conditioned to be unhappy!
A happy person is more difficult to find than a billionaire in the world today.
Tony Robbins shared that thought during an interview and my ears perked up because on a recent search for the most requested self help topics, happiness came in at the top of the list.
Are we that unhappy as a society? If so, what might be contributing to this unhappiness?Read More
We humans tend to be like pack animals—safe in our herds. We don’t like to stand out too much; at a primal level it feels unsafe.
So the question is…do you conform or think?
So we conform to generally accepted standards of behaviors, attitudes and beliefs within our herds, and we mostly expect others to as well.
A 75-year-old woman is not likely to dress like a 15-year-old, for example. She doesn’t belong to that tribe and may be alienated by her own tribe if she were to dress like that.
Most of the time, we don’t even realize we are conforming. We do what others do because others do it, not because we have consciously and thoughtfully chosen it. It’s just “what is done.” Or we conform because of pressure and expectations.Read More
Everything is connected. When the mind and body are in sync, anything is possible. Learn more about the mind-body approach.Read More