What My Kids Taught Me About Gratitude

What My Kids Taught Me About Gratitude

A few years ago a woman in one of my accountability groups decided she wanted to create a family dinner ritual. She started by making dinner time a priority. This used to be a haphazard affair in her home and so it took making a lot of changes both for herself and her...
My Money Story

My Money Story

If you’ve worked with me or read my blog for awhile, you know that I’m a big believer in the power of having a vision and I’m not talking about just knowing what you want although that’s good too, I’m talking about a written vision or a vision board or book that you...
Correcting the Mind – Part 3

Correcting the Mind – Part 3

Fear can make you take a perfectly good life and turn it completely upside down. At least it did in my case. When Shauna and I were developing the material for our last retreat we had this brilliant idea to write down all the fears that came up when we thought about...
Correcting the Mind – Part 2

Correcting the Mind – Part 2

I finished my thought experiment in the spring of 2015. Heading into the summer I wanted to focus on spending time with my kids and enjoying the summer. I was slowly changing the dialogue I was having with myself. I was okay with not pushing as hard and enjoying my...
Correcting the Mind – Part 1

Correcting the Mind – Part 1

When you are in the business of helping people get things done a natural by product is you get a lot of things done. I had this misconception that getting more done, being more productive, and on top of my goals was going to make me happy. And in many ways it did but...
The tool I’m using to make better choices

The tool I’m using to make better choices

I was driving up to Big Sur a couple weeks ago listening to A Course in Miracles when I got struck over the head by one of the passages. “Fear is always a sign of strain, arising whenever what you want conflicts with what you do.”  This strain comes up...