“I don’t believe everything is conspiring for our benefit”…

“I don’t believe everything is conspiring for our benefit” ‚Ķsaid one reviewer of “The Positive Thinking Secret” on Amazon recently. That’s fine. Their choice. But also their loss in my opinion. Why their loss? Well, in the book I make a pretty intensely (painfully ūüėČ strong case about the matter (so I’m pretty surprised actually Read More…

Are facebook & emails ruining your life?

My morning writing routine smacked me in the face today. It left me crying (not uncommon) But today it was with regret and some pain instead of joy. Luckily that regret got me extremely fired up to make a major change.   Afterward, I had the thought that I’m probably not the only one with Read More…

This 1 shift brought peace in a financially distressing time

Life gives us unexpected obstacles. Everyone gets them. Nobody is exempt. Chances are good that you are in one now. Maybe its not massive. Maybe its seemingly small. But things happen, and they tend to wear at us, until one day we wake up and realize we are grumpy. Unhappy consistently. What happened? Hard to Read More…

You gonna let a little water (OK a lot) get you down?

Forget about it! (Thank you Rex qwon do for that timeless piece…if you haven’t seen Napoleon Dynamite starring my little sis, you won’t get that…sorry) Sometimes its really, really (really) hard to see the good in some things. Like this for example:     This used to be my office, until I woke up yesterday Read More…

“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…

The Positive Thinking Secret is not revealed to the faint of heart…

WHOA!! ¬†Talk about contrast! I’m getting some amazing reviews from some folks I’ve never met who are finding my book on Amazon: Wow! ¬†Thank you Angela, Paula, and Lela! ¬†I’m honored and grateful you benefited from it. But then I got this review: OUCH! ¬†That stings a bit. Certainly I have no desire to mislead Read More…