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How to Balance Work and Life discipline gratitude happiness purpose responsibility success Apr 10, 2023

“How can I balance work and life?”

Ah, the perennial issue for among high-performing adults. At first glance, the dilemma makes sense. The “balance” question is the...

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Impostor Syndrome is a Lie competence gratitude happiness responsibility self love success Apr 03, 2023

Impostor syndrome is a lie. As is the case with all pervasive lies, it is bolstered by the “say it enough and it will become true” ethos. Influential talking heads discuss this...

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Transformation Wizard gratitude meaning mindfulness purpose success transformation Mar 27, 2023

The phrase, “transformation wizard” is actually redundant. The word “wizard” is first recorded in use in the 1400s and was used to denote a wise person who could...

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Spectrum of Health gratitude happiness inspiration meaning mental health success Mar 20, 2023

There is a spectrum of health that begins in our most ethereal, subtle bodies and extends into our material, physical selves.

This knowledge is borne from decades of experience. I have seen this...

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Existential Mindfulness gratitude happiness inspiration meaning mindfulness motivation purpose Mar 13, 2023

Existential mindfulness is a technique and discipline that I have taught for many years. I developed it to bring a sense of immediacy and urgency to your mindfulness practice.

Mindfulness is a...

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Remember Who You Are happiness inspiration mindfulness motivation purpose responsibility success Mar 06, 2023

Do you remember who you are? Who you really are, at your core: what excites you, what you stand for, what you want from your life?

Many of the people I see have a distinct sense that they are...

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Personal Freedom - the Dark Side happiness inspiration motivation purpose responsibility success Feb 27, 2023

Two things scale proportionately with the level of your personal freedom: The opportunities you have to create a fulfilling life, and the anxiety you experience.

Everyone wants personal freedom,...

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Letter to a Younger Me inspiration mindfulness motivation responsibility success truth Feb 20, 2023

There have always been variations on the theme of a Letter to a Younger Me.

Irrespective of region and genre, writers have long expressed the desire to give earlier versions of themselves the...

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Hard Times meaning mindfulness motivation purpose responsibility success Feb 13, 2023

You’re in between jobs or somebody got sick or you can’t afford to move but in any case, you’re stuck. Maybe you’re in the military or maybe you’re in jail but you...

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Accidental Life inspiration mindfulness motivation purpose Feb 06, 2023

As long as you’re alive, you will breathe and eat and sleep and perform a whole host of other relatively mindless behaviors. A good part of your waking life does not require extensive...

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Wandering and Wondering gratitude inspiration mindfulness motivation purpose success Jan 30, 2023

I love to drive.

I think nothing of driving six hours each way for a weekend jaunt, or 22 hours round-trip to spend a few days with family three states away. My last “long” excursion...

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Just Be Nice gratitude inspiration mindfulness motivation purpose success Jan 23, 2023

You didn’t sleep well. Rent is due and the car is making funny noises. You haven’t even started on that paper or you’re pretty sure you aren’t getting that promotion even...

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