Category Archives: Personal Development

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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How Do You Manage Stress and Tragedy in Life? Stress is part of life.  Period.  There is no way around it.  It’s part of our physical reality.  In fact, a certain amount of stress is necessary for healthy living and … Continue reading

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Quiet Influence At least once in a lifetime — if we’re fortunate — someone appears in our life who we realize at some point served as a soft, quiet influence.  Often this realization doesn’t come until much later, after they have … Continue reading

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Squirrels and the Fear of Heights I wonder if squirrels ever have a fear of heights. Have you ever just sat and watched squirrels scurry up and down trees, jumping from one branch and the top of one tree to … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Prosperity and Abundance # 5: Take Action The final step toward prosperity and abundance is taking action.  But not just any action.  This is about much more than just keeping yourself busy and doing things because you … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Prosperity and Abundance | # 4: Allow the Good Things to Happen So far we’ve talked about being grateful, creating a vision, and doing everything possible to make yourself feel good.  But if we don’t open ourselves … Continue reading

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 5 Steps to Prosperity and Abundance | # 3 Change the Way You Feel “Nothing is more important than that I feel good.” Abraham At first glance, one might think that the quote above leads to selfishness.  But unless we … Continue reading

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