Do you ever feel as if people are just tuning you out? You talk and talk. You're passionate. It's so clear how important what you have to say is--at least how important it is to you. Yet, you might as well be talking to a statute for all the response, empathy, or understanding you're getting, or more precisely, not getting. If you sense you're ... Continue Reading »
You're Not Cursed!
"But"nothing! Forget about eliminating the word "can't" from your vocabulary. It's "but" that'll really throw you off course! It's popular now to attack "can't" as a psychological obstacle to achievement.There's nothing you "can't" do. Never say "can't." The word "can't" just isn't in your vocabulary. If you believe you "can't," you're right. ... Continue Reading »
Alone, but don't want to be? Abandoned and left behind by family, friends, and the world? Disappointed in yourself? Not who you think you should be? Stuck at a dead end, and yearning to take flight? Good. It's time for you to leave yourself behind, too, by staying right where you are. It's caterpillar time, time to shed your skin and bust out the ... Continue Reading »
For 15 years I was disfigured. Today, I'm a masterpiece of beauty, inside and out, thanks to the empowering miracle of the ancient art of tattoo. I never wanted a scar and never dreamed I would ever want a tattoo. Now, I'm thankful for the detour that opened up my life and spirit in ways I'd never imagined possible. I had a scar, a big, ugly, ... Continue Reading »
Ignore your own red flags when you're in love, and you can end up romantic roadkill. It's an ugly metaphor, but dead-on accurate, if you'll forgive the pun. Roadkill is heartbreakingly sad. These poor unsuspecting innocent animals get struck and eviscerated by a car or truck. The thing is, though, that the big bad vehicle that ran them down was ... Continue Reading »
Ever feel like you keep pushing yourself to be good and do good, but no matter what, things just keep turning out bad? Have you considered that maybe the stubborn resolve to "do good" -- no matter what -- is the problem? Sometimes, trying to be good is a dead end, because what you really need to do is change the direction of your goal from being ... Continue Reading »