Archive for April, 2009

Preparing for Your Big Leap – How to Begin

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

If you would like to make your journey to the Zone of Genius smooth and rapid, please take a moment now to answer four questions. Start with this fundamental one: Am I willing to increase the amount of time every day that I feel good inside? When I use the phrase “feel good,” I’m talking […]

When the Wheels Come Off

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

I grew up in the 70’s and 80’s when parents still told their kids to go outside and play. My friends and I would spend all day in the yard and when we got hot and sweaty enough we’d run to the back patio, open the water spigot on the side of the house and […]

The Effects of Gratitude on Your State of Mind

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Here are some reflections on what science has to say about gratitude, which has been called the “forgotten factor” in happiness research. Psychologists Robert Emmons at the University of California at Davis, and Michael McCullough, at the University of Miami, are foremost researchers in field of gratitude. What they have learned so far is that […]

Be Yourself – Everybody Else is Already Taken

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Being bold, going for what we want, and living with authenticity doesn’t in any way mean we won’t struggle or fall short. In fact, if we aren’t failing or facing any challenges at all, it’s probably a good indication that we aren’t playing all that big in our lives. It’s important for us to make […]