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Why Do Affirmations Sometimes Fail?

Decades ago, Louise L Hay wrote a best-selling book called, You Can Heal Your Life, on using affirmations to improve your life. She had specific positive statements to relieve almost every mental. emotional and physical condition. Admittedly the book has helped lots of people to take a more positive approach to personal challenges. It has […]

Transforming Bitterness

In May of 2020, I celebrated my 70th birthday. It was a puzzling experience. I never knew what I was supposed to be like when I turned 70.  When I was in my 20’s I considered a 70-year-old, as an “old foggie” not with it, decrepit and behind the times. Yet now that I am […]

Mr Potato Head’s Awakening Experience

I had a dream where I pretended to be Mr Potato Head with all his accessories. I was given in happiness to a family But joy soon turned to tragedy. Their mischievous children just played with my face Leaving my features all over the place. I just wanted to look pleasant but that didn’t work Cause they […]

Besides Stocking Up on Bathroom Tissue – Is There Another Opportunity in this Crisis?

Years ago I had a friend who used to say to me, whenever I complained about a difficulty in my life, “There’s nothing so bad it ain’t good for somethin”. Apparently his grandfather used to say this to him. Whenever my friend would say this to me I could almost hear and visualize his grandfather […]

Let’s Stop Believing – Just for One Day

A belief is a point of view, a perspective and way of seeing things. When we believe something we tend to only see the things that support our belief and ignore those things that don’t. In other words, believing is seeing or when we believe it, we see it. When belief is erroneous it can […]

The Ultimate Context Tool for Making Decisions.

          There are so many decisions to make in life. We think that freedom is having lots of choices, but when we have too many options,  we then feel confined by our indecision. Too much choice is a blessing and a curse. Sometimes, when I have difficulty choosing between different options, I resort […]

Getting Unstuck from the Have-Do-Be World

I’ve always thought that we live in a “Have-Do-Be” world, a culture in which many people are stuck in thinking that the more they have the happier they will be. But there is a catch; to have more, we “have-do” do more, to get what we want, to hopefully ‘be” in that happiness. The having […]

Getting Out of a Mind Rut – A Hilarious Approach

I don’t know about you but there are many times during the day I notice my mind acting like an errant tourist on vacation wandering up and down the streets of fantasy gazing into the shop windows of the future and the past, pulling me out of the focus of what I need to do […]

The 3 Most Powerful Words to Heal a Relationship

We all make mistakes in close, personal or career relationships. These mistakes can hurt others deeply and destroy in an instant the trust we have so carefully developed over a long time. We all come into relationships wounded and vulnerable. Sometimes we do things that are insensitive out of our own unhealed pain or be […]

How Can You Have More Energy and Motivation?

Ever notice what happens when you ask a child to do something they don’t want to do? Their energy just suddenly seems to vanish and they drop to the floor and whine: “I don’t want to do the dishes. I’m too tired”. But when you say: “Okay how about after you do the dishes, we […]