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How To Be First In Initiating Growth In Your Life

You have to create your own openings to succeed. From relationships to business, you have to be first in initiating growth and change in your life. One thing that used to make people really stand out to me was the degree of initiative they showed. When I ran a public radio station years ago, I …

The BIGGEST Lesson From Coronavirus So Far

Wow…..there’s a lesson you can learn everyday. Especially during a global pandemic. So much has happened in such a short amount of time. It’s beyond mind-boggling. In my meditation times each day, I’m reminded that every day is an opportunity to learn. Every experience is an opportunity to learn. ESPECIALLY THE EFFING DIFFICULT STUFF!!!! I …

3 Ways To Remove Fear From Your Mindset During The Quarantine

You need help with keeping fear from your mindset. Fear is a struggle for everyone. It’s a part of the human story. Now is an especially difficult time to deal with fear and worry. How is fear messing with your mindset during the coronavirus quarantine? Is the fear you’re struggling with work and job related? Were …

The Key To Survival Against Coronavirus Isn’t Medical

Forgive me for being blunt, but this whole Coronavirus thing is JACKED up! You can replace “Jacked” with another word that’s more descriptive and disruptive. Still, the key to survival against coronavirus isn’t medical. Yet it’s entirely in your control. Has the mayor of your city or town closed the doors on people leaving their home? …

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Why You’re Worth Fighting For (And How To Choose Yourself)

[Above: In this powerful talk, I share my story of overcoming heartbreak and how anyone can learn to fight for their own life] Do you believe that you’re worth fighting for? When you’ve experienced heartbreak, it doesn’t feel that way at all. Typically you experience such gut-wrenching pain that you feel worthless, not good enough, …

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How To Defeat Your Inner Critic With One 4-Word Phrase

Recently I shared with you how overwhelm and anxiety take away from your work, your health, and ultimately your growth. After posting this blog article, several folks reached out to me for help in this overcoming this capacity. If you thought about it, but decided not to (for whatever reason), let me extend my continued …

Fear Can Hold You Back Or Be The Fuel To Move You Forward

 All of us struggle with fear. It’s human nature. Fear has one big weapon against us: pain. Our avoidance of pain is one reason why fear can hold you back from living the life you want. Think of the things you’re most fearful of and every one of them involves pain. Pain is inevitable …

Grow More Love, Peace, And Happiness By Letting Go

We all want to have happy, healthy relationships in our lives. Too often we try to make relationships work by controlling other people. Because issues that create pain cause us to lose what we hold so close. Yet it’s interesting how letting go creates more of what we want than holding tightly does. In every …