“When are my feelings inappropriate for the circumstances?”

A 5 Minute Mental Mastery Subscriber asks: “I am discovering that my biggest personal struggle is relying too much on my partner for happiness. When he is stressed I seem to respond by feeling like it is directed at me, even when I know its not. I’ve been working on my emotional response for months Read More…

Why ‘success’ is so dang hard to hold onto

I figured out how to find instant success…thanks to Earl Nightingale. He was the pioneer in audio books and motivational tapes back in the mid 1900’s. And what he taught me massively changed my quality of life. It has given me a deeper sense of peace and ease. I used to find myself striving a Read More…

When does asking WHY lead to self-sabotage?

There’s a great book called “Start With Why” by Simon Sinek. Truly fantastic book.  Highly recommend it.  It helped me a TON.  Why can be a wonderful question.  And in the way Simon puts it I totally agree we should start with why. “Why am I doing this thing…whatever it is I’m doing?” Asking that helps you Read More…

4 Keys to Loving Life and Being Healthy and Happy

I listened to the I love marketing podcast by Joe Polish while running around in the mountains this morning and was surprised to hear him interviewing Dean Ornish. Surprised and pleased, as it turned out. It was refreshing to hear Dean so clearly articulate his assertions on health since they match exactly what I have come Read More…

3 ways ‘chronic’ disease blessed my life

The sun is rising over the little valley in Coalville Utah where I’m staying with some family. I was meditating this morning, and attempting to ‘gently let go’ of the thoughts seeking attention I do that every morning. But today the thought of gratitude for meditation would not be gently let go.   I tried. Read More…

Some Rambles On Food To Wrap Up “There Is No Bad Day”

[headline_arial_small_centered color=”#000000″]There Is No Bad Day[/headline_arial_small_centered] [headline_tahoma_small_left color=”#000000″]Epilogue[/headline_tahoma_small_left] Here are some notes for you on some of the things I learned about food as it relates to our physical health.  Every time I share my story most people seem intrigued by what I learned about food, so I’ll share that with you briefly here. [headline_tahoma_small_left Read More…

Smile! You Will Be Amazed At The Result

[headline_arial_small_centered color=”#000000″]There Is No Bad Day[/headline_arial_small_centered] A few days before Christmas I wrote this on my blog as I contemplated what I had learned through this enormously trying season:  [content_box_light_blue width=”85%”] December 20, 2012 Regardless of Your Circumstances… We are all free to choose our thoughts, which control all of our experiences. And regardless of Read More…