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You are a Child of the Universe; no less than the trees and the stars. You have a right to be here…

Trust Your Results

Results don’t lie. You may not like them, but you can trust them. For the next few days, pay particular attention to how you spend your time. How you use your time is the most accurate representation of your priorities, because they reveal what is truly important to you. Use this simple process to analyzeContinue reading “Trust Your Results”

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Your Why Power

Your Whys are your most powerful motivators, however, if you don’t take an opportunity to explore your thoughts about why you do the things you do the way you do them, you won’t understand them very well. Essentially, you will be “in the dark” about what fuels your activities.  You won’t truly be clear andContinue reading “Your Why Power”

Is That Right?

How important is it to be right? What exactly does “right” mean? For this purpose, let’s consider right as alignment with your most elegant self: Right being a well-considered, honorable, and compassionate plan. Right being an enthusiastic application of clear-eyed intention. Right being inspired, purposeful action. Right being honoring and exercising your right to reviseContinue reading “Is That Right?”

Your Dream Police?

Ok, so you’ve dared to dream. How’s that working for you? Are you working towards your goal with steady, clear focus? With your eyes on the prize? Is the process satisfying? Or are you becoming frustrated that it hasn’t come fast enough? What if…in real life…you are pushing your goal away? Ye old carrote onContinue reading “Your Dream Police?”

EACH ONE BEST

I play favorites.  I have a favorite son and a favorite daughter.  At every opportunity I tell my children just that.  On birthday cards, on FB Messenger, by text or email, on every occasion, I let them know they are my favorite son, or my favorite daughter.  My kids are quick to point out, withContinue reading “EACH ONE BEST”

Thank you.

As a creativity coach, I often guide my clients towards the practice of Kaizen. Simply defined, Kaizen is small steps that taken consistently will, over time, lead to significant results. I introduce the concept in An Elegant Mind’s Handbook through a practice I use every day called 1% Better. 1% Better – 1% better each day, orContinue reading “Thank you.”

EMBRACING PARADOX – The New Normal

You don’t know what you don’t know until you know it. This may or may not be the greatest paradox of being alive, but it certainly leads the intrepid explorer on a delightful quest. Meno’s Paradox (how can you inquire into a thing when you are totally ignorant of what it is?) invites us toContinue reading “EMBRACING PARADOX – The New Normal”

Modern Ho’oponopono

A few years ago, I read a wonderful book about the ancient Hawaiian teaching called Ho’oponopono, co-written by Dr. Joe Vitale and Dr. Hew Len, called Zero Limits. It described the work of Dr. Hew Len and his application of this ancient teaching of reconciliation and forgiveness in his work as a psychologist. It involvesContinue reading “Modern Ho’oponopono”