Archive for May, 2009

A Catalog of Some Common Excuses – Part III

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

8. No One Will Help Me This excuse really saddens me because there’s no truth in it whatsoever. The fact is that the world is filled with people who would jump at the chance to help you with whatever you’d like to create. But if you hold on to a false notion that no one […]

A Catalog of Some Common Excuses – Part II

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

4. There Will Be Family Drama After spending many years as a family therapist, I’ve seen how people often become stuck in their habituated modes of thinking because they fear the criticism that could result if they change. And I receive so many phone calls on my weekly radio show (on HayHouseRadio.com®) from individuals who […]

Excuses Begone – A Catalog of Some Common Excuses

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

In my role as a counselor, teacher, and parent, I’ve heard many reasons that people use to explain an unhappy existence . . . and almost all of them inevitably fall into one huge category, which I call “excuses.” The rest of the chapter will introduce you to 18 of the most commonly used ones, […]

Interview with Robert Mack – Happiness from the Inside Out

Monday, May 25th, 2009

How is authentic happiness different from synthetic happiness? Ten years of scientific findings from some of the world’s most prestigious institutions have shown that lasting fulfillment and sustainable happiness cannot be synthesized from the material or the physical world. That is, success in any respect – whether it is financial, professional, romantic, social, physical, or […]