October 21, 2008
1. Sloth The definition of sloth has changed over time. At one time, it was known as the sin of sadness and despair. Dante described it as the “failure to love God with all one's heart, all ..
October 16, 2008
Everybody wants to be successful. So do I. So do you. What makes somebody achieves his dreams and another one does not? A successful person has a dream and won't give up. He cherishes his dream and ..
October 08, 2008
Getting over a traumatic event doesn't mean to forget it, or ignore it, or stuff it. It means to go through the process of release. Getting over it is like climbing a mountain. The most direct route ..
September 08, 2008
As children, as adults, as employees, and as business owners, we all have a dream world that we want to live in. Maybe yours entails having more money, a bigger house, or a nicer car. Maybe it ..
August 31, 2008
Emotions are normal. Even negative emotions such as anger, sadness, hurt, fear, or guilt. They aren't right or wrong, they just ARE. We feel them in response to things that happen to us. The type of ..
August 18, 2008
Asking questions works better than making demands in any area in life. You don't always have to get your own way to win in a negotiation. Patience, listening skills and presenting alternatives can ..
August 11, 2008
Activating the laws of the Universe will forever be impossible to the individual who totally relies on physical senses or logic to dictate what's real or pretentious. Tapping into the realm of the ..
August 09, 2008
Whenever you're having trouble reaching one of your goals, start writing. It doesn't matter if you aren't much of a writer. Just find a quiet corner in a coffee shop or just sit down at your kitchen .
July 29, 2008
Life is a bunch of personal growth phases, some slow and others you move through super fast. You have a choice in moving your development along or going along with an organic flow. Whether we choose ..
July 28, 2008
I would like to highlight some obstacles one would have encountered or are encountering in the quest towards the spiritual path. This is based on my personal experience and I think they are important .
July 23, 2008
Remember the old western movies where two cavalry soldiers are on guard at night in Indian territory. One always turns to the other and says “It's real quiet out there. " The other soldier ..
July 22, 2008
If you have been drowning and depressed by PROBLEMS (with capital letters), one of the quickest, easiest ways to change that is to redefine your “PROBLEMS" as “challenges. " When you ..
July 13, 2008
Just this morning I was doing my daily flexing routine in the mirror and once again was overwhelmed at how ripped my muscles were and how much my body had changed since I began lifting. I then ..
July 08, 2008
We left off with Thomas Meagher having infuriated the judge by taking a stand for what he believed in and almost hanged by the neck but saved by the crowd who he had inspired, and then banished to ..
July 07, 2008
'"What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when we bring what is within out into the world, miracles happen. " - Henry David Thoreau One of ..
June 27, 2008
The addictive cycle is powerful because you have become dependent on your attachment. Whether you are attached to sex, alcohol, drugs, shopping, food or religion, not participating in your attachment .
June 23, 2008
People who have not studied the principles of quality often think of quality as a goal to be achieved, and get discouraged because it seems so difficult to achieve. This idea is unfortunate, because ..
June 09, 2008
You don't have to look far these days to discover gargantuan problems in our nation, throughout our states, in cities and suburbs, or neighborhoods, families, friends and other groupings, such as ..
June 09, 2008
Are you a last minute Nelly? Do you find that you are always completing tasks in the nick of time? Is this a stressful time for you? When I am faced with a deadline, I persistently “stress" ..
June 09, 2008
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: Braving Booby Traps on the Path of Success One of my favorite movies is Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. In the movie Henry Jones Sr. , Indiana's father, is a ..
June 07, 2008
"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. " Hebrews 11:1 I believe that there is a Higher Power or external/internal entity somewhere guiding us in our daily .
June 01, 2008
We all know how it feels to be absorbed in an activity, to breeze forward effortlessly in a happy, creative hum. Such freedom! Why are there times when that joy of being, that ease of momentum, seem ..
May 16, 2008
There is a difference between dreams and daydreams. Dreams are the fuel necessary to advance in life, to provide the motivation to move forward, while daydreams are unguided thoughts that lack ..
May 15, 2008
We all have dreams. But, I'm not talking about having a dream while you sleep; instead, I'm referring to dreams that at the conscious level. These dreams may be of a new life where you have control ..
May 14, 2008
One of the greatest obstacles we all face is fear. Fear of the unknown. Fear of the future, of the present. We doubt if we will be able to cope day in and day out. We doubt our medical care. We doubt .