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…

Is it a daily challenge to not be sad?

A little while ago on of our TAL Family members Pauline raised an interesting question and followed it up with a powerful insight. === My biggest challenge is to be happy. I don’t have a reason not to be, but it’s like I have this cloud over me that causes me to be moody, maybe Read More…

Why I hate positivity sometimes

Do you find yourself resisting positive messages sometimes? Like not wanting to open my emails or read positive blog posts? Or avoiding people you know are generally positive and happy? You’re not alone…I don’t want to open my own emails sometimes! Seriously…I don’t. Like when I’m not feeling amazing…too many tasks, behind on some commitment Read More…

Which mountain should you climb?

Yesterday I saw a virtual mountain of work ahead of me for the week and no clear way to do it all. SO I FROZE. Literally…couldn’t function properly at all…found minutes and hours just slipping by with mindless work in front of my computer screen.   You know the feeling I’m sure…overwhelm…lack of clarity…BLAH. Finally Read More…

OK Men, I know you’re out there…

Because sometimes I get super moving emails from you like I’ll share below. But the majority of interaction I get is from you women of the TAL Family. I guess we men tend to be less open with our emotions in general. As men: We must be Heroic! We don’t have any problems! We have Read More…

How can I give what I don’t have?

I tried giving something I didn’t have the other day. Didn’t work. Backfired big time and led to deep remorse and regret.   Oh, you thought I was perfect at living the 12 pillars of a truly amazing life? Ha ha ha… …hardly. I need as much help as anyone, maybe more. Probably that’s why Read More…

How can I give what I don’t have?

I tried giving something I didn’t have the other day. Didn’t work. Backfired big time and led to deep remorse and regret.   Oh, you thought I was perfect at living the 12 pillars of a truly amazing life? Ha ha ha… …hardly. I need as much help as anyone, maybe more. Probably that’s why Read More…

Creating sacred spaces

Hi, I have a love confession to make… I love my office 🙂 I mean, I really love it. I love spending time in it. It is my quiet oasis (well…quiet’er’ I guess…nothing’s really quiet in a house with 4 kids under 10 years old.) I love leaning back in my chair in the pristinely Read More…