Psychology

Do you cultivate an attitude of love and appreciation?

When we focus on love, we truly change our perceptions of the world. Some may call it naiveté and believe we live in a cruel, hateful world in which you must watch your back. Of this I agree… If you believe that, that is exactly the world you live in. I choose otherwise. You have …

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“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” – Dr Martin Luther King, Jr

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” – Dr Martin Luther King, Jr When I hear this quote from civil rights leader, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr, I think about love from a different perspective. I’m not talking romantic love here or even familial love. I’m talking about unconditional …

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Why You Should Know Your Purpose, Mission and Vision?

Working with colleagues recently on a personal and professional growth piece on understanding purpose, vision and mission, we had a strong sense that none of that can happen meaningfully if we don’t have a clear understanding of our core values. Your core values are your most fundamental beliefs and establish the foundation of standards, behaviors …

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Anatole France, “To accomplish great things…believe”

I will admit that I have always been a gotta-see-it-to-believe-it kind of guy. Makes sense, right? Actually, most of us probably are to varying degrees. I have come to understand the opposite of that. If you want to see something in life, you have to believe it is possible first. There is great potential in …

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From Mastodons to Emails, How Breathing Can Save Your Life

Imagine with me that you are out on the land with your clan for a hunting expedition. Spear in hand, you enter a clearing, slowly, cautiously, stepping along a line of thickets holding amongst its prickled strands, plump crimson berries. You halt your weary tribe-mates for some much needed nourishment. In short time, you sense a …

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What It Takes to Totally Kill It as a Coaching Client

Successful clients demonstrate certain characteristics that allow them to make the most of our session together. The characteristics I am speaking of most likely represent you if you are reading this and are as follows: Open to hearing my observations as an objective party only interested in your growth. Truly willing to step outside of …

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