How to not be crushed by the weight of the world

A while ago TAL Family member Josie reached out for help and I want to share my response with you today. Essentially, she described how it’s hard to not have “bad” days. She’s married with 3 teenagers, living paycheck to paycheck, supporting a mother with addiction and abuse challenges, and just really struggling to stay Read More…

Purposefully confront the opposing beliefs in your mind

A recent graduate of the ‘5 Minute Mental Mastery Believe’ training sent me this inquiry… If you’ve been following me any length of time you hear similar responses from me often…but this such an important topic it merits discussion from various angles. === “Hey Aaron, In my experience, I felt at my worst when some Read More…

How can I not feel like such a failure?

Just going to share my self ‘pep-talk’ with you today…for anyone else tricked by the ‘failure lie’ (this is hard to post…I really don’t want to. Whatever…I’m doing it anyway) === How can I not feel like such a failure? Focus on the positive right? Yeah…well…sometimes that’s really hard to do with all these expectations Read More…

A light has gone out…RIP Robin Williams

An amazing actor and comedian has died too soon. Hearing it was probably suicide and he was battling severe depression really got me pondering… How many of us are struggling and just wanting to die? How many feel the burden of life is just too much? Some people who spread the most happiness are deeply Read More…

Can you appreciate in advance?

There was an awesome quote I heard that I shared with the 5 Minute Mental Mastery monthly members in our training last month on the habit of appreciate: “Life was not meant to be appreciated only in retrospect” – Dieter F. Uchdorf He was talking about living in the present moment, and being grateful for Read More…

Why do you do the work you do?

This is why I choose to do the work that I do each day. Even though it’s hard. Even though I have to face all sorts of fear and self-doubt right in the face, daily. Even though there are so many easier ways to go about ‘making a living’. The reality is if I didn’t Read More…

It’s closing down soon…

Just a quick heads up…registration closes tomorrow… (Sunday 8/3/2014 at 12:00 PM MST to be exact) …for this month’s 5 Minute Mental Mastery training on the pillar of ENJOY in 5 Minute Mental Mastery. Here’s just some of what you can expect when you commit yourself to this month’s training: Insights and perspectives that will Read More…

It’s time to get your MOVE on ;)

How are you feeling lately? Are you enjoying your life thoroughly? Or do you feel a nagging sense that it could be better? One of the pillars on the Truly Amazing Life Poster says: “Every moment, breath, bite of food, and interaction are a wonderful gift. ENJOY” Are you enjoying each of those things immensely? Read More…

You can escape stress and anxiety fast with this one shift

I mentioned I would share my brief story about how the habit of MOVING MY BODY transformed my life… Here it is in as brief a version as possible: Jan 1, 2009 – BEFORE I GOT THE HABIT OF MOVING I felt weak, tired, exhausted, overwhelmed, stressed, unhappy, burned out, discouraged, anxious, & unconfident. Finally Read More…