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- The 14 Habits of Highly Miserable People
- Acknowledging the Abundance of the Universe
- It all starts right here
- Is it really about the money?
- Your Greatest Enemy — Fear Itself
- Are You a Human Being or a Human Doing?
- How Do You Meet Your Basic Human Needs?
- Where the Grass is Greener
- Doing What Matters Most
- Put the Glass Down
I’ve posted at least two articles on the importance of gratitude in our lives and how a sense or attitude of gratitude is the beginning of everything, including prosperity and abundance in our lives. Here I’d like to continue that theme with the words of Deepak Chopra from his latest 21-day meditation series on Desire and Destiny, in which he so eloquently brings our attention to the vital importance of moving away from a life of competition and separation to acknowledging the abundance of the Universe and the fact that we are surrounded by abundance. Continue reading
The idea of gratitude has become almost trite in our society. So many articles and blog posts. So many books. So many graphics. So many inspiring (and often uninspiring) speeches. You find yourself saying, “If I see another word or video about gratitude . . .”, or “Yeah, yeah, I’ve heard this all before. So what else is new?” But . . . truly . . . it all starts right here. Continue reading
I’ve conducted several coaching sessions recently in which the presented issue was money and finances. One centered on a couple who couldn’t seem to resolve issues over the timely payment of bills. Another involved a person who tends to be extremely generous in giving to others, then time after time turns around and begins to feel like she is being taken advantage of and ends up losing friendships over it. But the question becomes, is it really about the money, or are there other, much deeper issues at play here? Continue reading
In his first inaugural address, incoming President Franklin D. Roosevelt asserted his firm belief that “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself—nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.” Continue reading
One of my favorite stories in the New Testament is the one about Jesus visiting the home of a woman named Martha who was the perfect example of a “human doing”. As the story goes . . . Continue reading
According to human needs psychology, every single human being — no matter his or her nationality, race, religion (or lack thereof), gender, sexuality, culture, or socioeconomic status — shares six basic human needs. Continue reading
I wonder why it always seems the grass is greener on the other side and who first uttered that now classic phrase that so characterizes a core human trait – the tendency to constantly dream of and seek those proverbial greener pastures. The idea that the grass is greener on the other side of the fence. Continue reading
Dr. Scheele is CEO of Scheele Learning Systems, which creates transformational learning and leadership programs for organizational and individuals to realize richly rewarding futures. Continue reading
Put the Glass Down
A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Continue reading