How did you ring in the new year? Some people celebrated. Some people slept. I loved watching the celebrations around the world on TV. As we enter a new year, I invite you to look back on 2020 with a kind glance. What were your greatest accomplishments? What were some challenges? Can you be grateful…

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The Borg say – resistance is futile. I disagree. I say – resistance is fatal. Every time you resist, the less likely you are to do it. The thought habit/paradigm gets stronger. You get weaker. Non-resistance, on the other hand, is fertile. It allows you to step out of your comfort zone and into your…

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The world still seems to be in chaos. The holidays are approaching. Calm and serene may seem so far way. Yet, if you could become calm and serene… What would that mean to you? Vibrant Living Tip In the Serenity chapter in “As a Man Thinketh” by James Allen, he writes… “A man becomes calm…

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I am participating in the 21-day mediation from Oprah and Deepak Chopra called “Creating Peace from the Inside Out.” Today’s mediation was about improving relationships. It says – “If we want to improve our relationships, we must start by being an agent of change ourselves.” This is a perfect time to improve our relationships. Holidays…

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What are your thoughts about failure? Do you see it as something to be avoided at all costs? Or as inevitable? When Thomas Edison was asked how he was able to stay positive after 10,000 failures when creating the incandescent light bulb, his answer – I never had a failure. It was all feedback. I…

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The most important question to ask is – “What would I love?” Once you know that, you step out in faith and the next step appears. Take that step. And the next step appears. It may not be a straight line. It will always take you closer to your vision, even if you can’t see…

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Terry Waite quote At the end of the day, love and compassion will win.

Love and compassion are the basis for healthy human interaction and communication. They are basic human needs. It starts with love and compassion for yourself. Just like on an airplane, you have to put your own love and compassion “mask” on first. Then you can share it with the world and create better relationships. Love…

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At any given moment we are being bombarded with 400 billion bits of information. Yet we can only recognize 2000 of those bits. We get to choose where to put our focus. How do we decide where to place our focus? First, we have to be aware. 95% of our day is being controlled by…

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People remember stories more that they remember quoted details. Why? Because they can most likely find something in the story they can relate to. If you want to get to know someone better and find common ground (as opposed to differences that can lead to distancing) share your story. Tell people why something is important…

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