Effective Parenting

If you have children, one of the most important questions you will ever ask is this: “What is the real role of parenting?” Parents are required to do a thousand different things in the process of bringing up their children, but what is the fundamental,...

Cider House Writing

In my e-book, Hypnotic Selling Stories, I tried to explain how the messages you send out have a double meaning. There’s the meaning you intend, and then there’s the meaning your readers conclude. There’s often a major difference. This is hard to...

Celebrating the Couch Potato

Ah, the couch potato, that icon of American pop culture values. Isn't that the life? Why would anyone want to exert extra energy to be productive when you can simply plop down on the couch in front of the telly and enjoy all that delicious snack food and a cool...

Breaking Up is Hard to Do!

The loss of a relationship seems to be the life event that creates the most psychological and emotional pain for all of us. This indicates to me that a relationship is much more than an emotional and physical union. Since its ending seems to cut to the soul, it...

3 Keys to Fulfill Your Wildest Dreams

If you'd like to fulfill your long-held dreams, try a radical approach. Radical people create their own breakthroughs for getting the job, love and health they really want. Nonconformists open to options for achieving “extraordinary” goals that others...

A New Slant on Eating

Food has always been medicine. For thousands of years food and herbs were the only medicines. The Greeks developed a catalogue of medicines that described foods as cures, and listed more than 100 diseases helped by garlic and onions. And even the Bible has many...

Blessing the World

Have you ever had poor customer service? Has anyone ever been downright rude to you? Has anyone ever let a door close on you? Has anyone ever pushed you aside and not said excuse me? Have you ever had a boss bully you? Have you ever been underestimated?   I can...