Category: Choice

The Disco Ball Goes Round and Round

TDirecting Our Emotions May I have your opinion? “On what?” you ask with earnest anticipation and bated breath. “DISCO!” I answer with enthusiasm! Mic drop. You’ve got an opinion about disco. Almost everyone does. Usually it goes either way to one side of the spectrum or the other. It’s...

How Are Those Resolutions Working Out?

Mid-January Frustrations Plenty of people write New Year’s Resolutions every December. Many others at least talk about having some, or thinking about having them, or telling people how guilty they feel for not having them. ARGHHHHHH!!!! (Charlie Brown sound, if you’re not familiar with that…) January 1st is a...

Which Button Will You Push?

(Click HERE for the video version!) Taking the Local or the Express? Have you ever been to one of those luxury, rooftop cocktail lounges or restaurants? The top floor at the Marriott in San Francisco near the Moscone Center has one of my favorite views of the City. The...

This is Why We Experience Lack

Who Is Your Source? Ever get your paycheck and think, “W…T…F?!?” (WTF = Where’s the FAITH? What did you think I meant?!?) With so much going on in our lives we can forget significant events. Situations like forgetting about an advance on our salary, a deduction for a loan...

Don’t Settle!

Is Settling Such a Bad Thing? Photographer: Ghost Presenter Why should you settle for less than you know you want? One of the major teachings that stood out in my original training in the Science of Mind® philosophy was that we don’t have to settle for less than we...

This is What’s Stopping You

Photographer:  Dion Tavenier If not now, when? Do you have something you want to do? It could be taking a trip, finding a new job, remodeling or redecorating, buying a new car, or the first thing that popped into your head when you read that question. Or, is there...

Got Problems? Here’s the Solution!

Dealing Effectively With Problems Ernest Holmes taught us that our reality is a real as we need it to be. The question here is how real do we want our problems to be? While we may try to avoid them, problems pop up. Ignoring them can be disastrous. Here’s...

Could You Use a Hero?

Whose Hero Are You? Do you know the Bonnie Tyler song, “I Need a Hero?” If you’re younger than me you might remember the wicked stepmother singing an alternative version of it in Shrek II, but it first gained popularity in the original version of the movie, Footloose. Here’s...

Mistakes “R” Us!

My CV of Mistakes Don’t you just love to tell others all the things you’ve done wrong? Hmmmm…. Probably not. But that’s exactly what this blog is about. “CV” (if you’re unfamiliar with the term – many Americans don’t know what it is!) stands for curriculum vitae, Latin for...

Choose the Stream

We have all seen televangelists or motivational speakers. Some of them seem to have the same smile on their face constantly. I find that kind of perennial “happy go lucky” or “everything is just wonderful all the time” attitude incredibly unbelievable. No one is happy all the time. When...