Category: Happiness

Jesus, Take the Wheel!

Is It Time to Let Go of Something … or Someone? How many times in say, oh, I don’t know, the past three years or so have you said, “I can’t take this anymore!” Once? Twice? Monthly? DAILY?!? We are living in interesting times, no doubt about that. My...

Self-care as activism

I know you’re a good person. And, you’re in good company. Good people all over the world today are getting involved in spiritual/social activism. Spiritually-minded and religious individuals are waking up and speaking out in favor of love, equality, joy, cooperation, and communication. But what about us individually? As...

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...

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...

Three Words to Avoid

How Being Right is Destroying Our Planet When was the last time you did an “ego check?” You may not be familiar with the term, but I’ll bet you’ve heard this one:  “You’re cutting off your nose to spite your face.” No one would really do that, but it...

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...

3 Reasons Why We Aren’t Content

Are You Content or Complacent? Have you noticed it seems the entire world is ticked off about something? We have become intimately involved with people, places, and events that have little or nothing to do with us, our families, or our hopes, dreams, and visions. In the process, we...

Have You Just About Had It?

How are you currently handling the barrage of media information? I lived through the Ronald Reagan years in California when President Reagan was governor of that state, as well as remembering his presidency. Suffice it to say I have a pretty good idea of what it was like to...