Remember how FAST things can change

A great friend Dan recently joined the TAL community and sent me this: “What I like about your blog is many people I follow on my weekly podcasts like Joel Osteen are very positive and uplifting but they sometimes fail to mention that life is hard at times and it is okay! It’s okay to Read More…

King Soopers saga part deux ;)

If you missed the message the other day read here first. … the saga continued…   Donuts? Nope. Can’t do it. That’s WAY over the line of irresponsibility. Wheat/gluten? Not an option. I keep moving, scouring the fresh food, then the organic so-called healthy fruit and nut bars, and I keep moving. Just looking for something new, Read More…

Merry Christmas from Costa Rica

Merry Christmas! You may not hear from me that much for a couple weeks. I’m taking my own advice and spending the free time I have for these last two weeks of the year writing and reflecting on life. Beyond that? I’m surfing! Or… …playing with the fam!   So here’s to a Merry Christmas Read More…

The yearly theme: reflection and vision process…

As promised… My 3 step process of reflection, closure, and creation this year (Thanks to my friend Andy Drish from thefoundation.com for many contributions here) Review Each Month of the Current Year Look for the magic moments that stood out Note highs and lows of each month Things you’re grateful for Pains you felt Lessons Read More…

Let’s talk about your theme

What’s your theme? Do you have one? Or no clue what I’m talking about? (don’t feel bad…you’re not supposed to know 😉   Earlier this year I heard the idea of doing this: Write a vision of what I want this year (nothing new). Then boil it down to one theme statement. (new to me) Read More…

The short list of my ways

After publishing my ’12 general rules’ the other day I got a couple questions from two different friends. Chris asked asked how that relates to my affirmations. Demetri wondered why my list didn’t have anything about my family. Thank you friends! I love good friends.   My friends love improving themselves, and they are genuinely Read More…

TAL16: Blending Depression and a Truly Amazing Life w/ Author Steve Olsher

He’s a New York Times Bestselling Author.He’s been in movies.He’s spoken on big stages all over the place.And he’s known as “the Reinvention Expert” because he teaches people how to find their calling in life and to reinvent themselves.And he’s passionate about it. So the frank and revealing conversation we got into about Steve’s life and Read More…

What are my addictions you ask?

What are my addictions you ask? I tend to be an emotional eater. When I get stuck or overwhelmed, or if I lack direction or focus, I tend to default to eating something. Can you relate?   We all have our default ‘obsessions’ or addictions. Another one I deal with is the ‘information’ addiction. For Read More…

The most animated response so far…

The most animated response so far… After week one (as some of you remember) I like to ask that question “What do you think so far?” as you are going through 5 Minute Mental Mastery. Well this response takes the cake ‘so far’;) Had to share it with you: “So far? You ask me WHAT Read More…