Are You Ready To Live Your Dream?

Are You Ready To Live Your Dream?

As a boy I grew up with the dream of becoming a cowboy, a mountain man, and an adventurer. By the time I reached thirty years of age I’d become each one of these. During these years in my twenties, the dream of becoming a transformer, cultural creative, and change...
Empowerment Through Calmness?

Empowerment Through Calmness?

Have you noticed that your mind gets bogged down in its expectations? Do you remember the last time your mind decided when or where something was to happen and then became upset when it didn’t? The mind draws from past experience and makes assumptions that future...
Cinderella or Cinderfella?

Cinderella or Cinderfella?

For over a billion people on the planet, this week begins a six week period the Christian community calls Lent. It comes from the Latin word lente, to slow down or slowly. It connects with the Buddhist tradition of slowing the mind’s activity so one can become aware...
Love, Learning, and Laughter

Love, Learning, and Laughter

A survey from the Values in Action Institute showed up on my desk yesterday. It asked me to take a moment to review the 24 Signature Strengths they listed and to circle the five that best described what I’m like. It was difficult to choose only five so I chose ten....
Taking in the Good

Taking in the Good

Your mind is built from the experiences you have. This flow of experience sculpts your brain, thus shaping your mind. When we create, preserve, and increase the beneficial memories and prevent, eliminate, and decrease the harmful ones, we shape the inner landscape and...