Are you being broken? Or refined?

The TAL website is back up thankfully! It’s not fun being hacked. We’re up now and running now though on a new server with a new host. So I’ll be posting a new podcast episode this week, and all the other podcasts and blog posts and resources are available again for those of you asking. Read More…

Did our innocence cause our guilt?

If you tried to email me the last few days the email likely bounced back undeliverable…sorry about that! My email got messed up in resolving the ‘website hack’ situation. It’s working again now.   On to today’s thoughts…ever notice how your fears always have a subtle (or strong) undertone of guilt? With fear there tends Read More…

To feel loved, first give love

The TAL website was hacked last week. I’m sorry if you were among the few who had the unfortunate experience of visiting our website and being redirected to a porn site. I was deeply disturbed when I heard reports of that happening. We immediately took down the website and are in the process of re-launching Read More…

Defending your peace against the lies of negativity

The other day after a great event with entrepreneur friends and peers I felt oddly oppressed by my thoughts and feelings. It started with judgment and comparison as I began listening to the thoughts of inferiority that arise from what is clearly still some attachment of my self-worth to the amount of business success I Read More…

The pitfalls of ‘setting our mind’…and what to do instead

The other day I wrote about a ‘subtle lie that destroys our peace’. The belief that I will only feel good about myself if I accomplish my goal. Today I will discuss another similar belief, that is super common, but can also have damaging subtle consequences.   “I can do anything I set my mind Read More…

TAL 30: The 2 Things Matt Ritchey Most Attributes His Happiness to

Matt is a lifestyle design coach and event producer. He loves life deeply and helps people see new and different perspectives, and eliminate fear and doubt. On the call Matt describes a profound life changing experience he had visiting a country where the people had almost nothing, and yet were way happier than he was. Read More…

“This has made compassion so fluid”

Carley posted this the other day on the TAL Facebook page: “The truthful words within your book has completely changed my life and fills me with continuous joy and happiness, so I will continue to thank you. I am also participating in the 5 minute mental mastery and this has completely empowered, strengthened, enlightened me Read More…

Would you rather be ‘happy’ or ‘right’?

I often find myself asking my kids that question. Us adults need the reminder too though. The challenge is you often have to choose between the two. Happy or Right. Quite often you can’t have both. But for some reason we as humans get so fixated on being right at all costs that we are Read More…

How do I deal with jealousy and people that really irritate me?

I got that question the other day from a TAL Family member – here are some thoughts: 1st – take a peak at the emotional guidance scale: Joy, Knowledge, Empowerment, Freedom, Love, Appreciation Passion Enthusiasm, Eagerness, Happiness Positive Expectation, Belief Optimism Hopefulness Contentment Boredom Pessimism Frustration, Irritation, Impatience Overwhelm Disappointment Doubt Worry Blame Discouragement Anger Read More…