Author Archives: Steve Vernon

Acknowledging the Abundance of the Universe 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. … Continue reading

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It all starts right here 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 … Continue reading

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Is it really about the money?

Is it really about the money? 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 … Continue reading

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Your Greatest Enemy — Fear Itself 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 … Continue reading

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Are You a Human Being or a Human Doing? 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”. … Continue reading

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How Do You Meet Your Basic Human Needs? 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 … Continue reading

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Where the Grass is Greener 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 … Continue reading

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I just received an e-mail from Paul Scheele at Learning Strategies on doing what matters most in our lives and thought it well worth sharing here. Dr. Scheele is CEO of Scheele Learning Systems, which creates transformational learning and leadership programs … Continue reading

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Put the Glass Down Here’s a story you may have seen many times, but I was reminded of it this morning and thought it well worth sharing yet again. A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to … Continue reading

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Through the eyes of . . . I wonder what it would be like to experience the world through the eyes of a cat . . . or a dog . . . or an elephant . . . or … Continue reading

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