Being Lucky Has Nothing To Do With Birth

It might seem like luck is something you are born to be. Fortunately, being lucky has nothing to do with birth, innate ability, or even talent. If there’s been a theme thus far, it is that luck is achievable through creating conditions for luck — and that is wholly within …

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Anxiety Affects Millions

Our minds are powerful. They latch on to perceived threats and sometimes focus on them until they deem them neutralized. Unfortunately, in an uncertain world the possible threats are never all gone. Even though we logically know we are safe, our minds can get pretty imaginative and remind us that …

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Be Brave!

Nothing will put you on the fast track to bravery quite like acknowledging who you are versus who God is. That kind of truthful assessment will give you the proper perspective of your calling, no matter how difficult the task might seem. Homeschooling can be scary, it’s true. Provided …

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What Is An Emotion?

‘Emotion’ is a relatively recent term and there are languages that do not carry an equivalent. Historically, people spoke not of emotions but of passions. The passions encompass, or encompassed, not only the emotions, but also pleasure, pain, and desire. ‘Passion’, like ‘passivity’, derives from the Latin patere, ‘to suffer …

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Whenever You Have the Chance

Every day I tell people that a big part of go-to-ism is going out of your way to find high-potential individuals at every level in all parts of the organization. And then you invest some of your own time and energy in building them up. The first most-common reaction I …

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The Past And The Present

The first stop in our journey to discovering our internal values will be those who raised us. The concept of family can have different meanings to everyone. For some of us, those who raised us are blood-related family. For others of us, those who raised us may include an adoptive …

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I Am Resilient

Why are couples and friends so concerned about affronting the other party? The answer may have to do with a disconnect between how sensitive we are versus how sensitive we think others are. In my research, we found that people believe that others are much more sensitive than they themselves …

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Setting Your Intention

When you begin a grief ritual with intentionality, you are explicitly affirming that you have desire and you have hope. You desire to move toward a certain outcome, and you have hope that you will. Hope is an expectation of a good that is yet to be.It is your …

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Early Development and Attachment

You may be surprised to learn how sensory processing problems affect the attachment relationship. Exploring and meeting a child’s sensory needs can greatly benefit the relational bond between child and caregiver. In fact, meeting sensory needs and meeting relational needs go hand in hand. Getting your organisation listed in …

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Should We Separate?

Separation is not the answer to our problems. Eventually we will have to return to the point where our relationship got stuck so that we can look at it consciously and transform our part in it. If separation seems the only escape route, then at least we should make use …

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