The Art of Relating

I cringed at every loaded word in the title of Dale Carnegie’s celebrated book, How to Win Friends and Influence People! My mother-God bless her!-made me take the Dale Carnegie Training forty years ago when I was in junior high school. The idea that I had to...

Laugh Your Way to Pain Relief

A man rushed into a veterinarian’s office carrying his limp, lifeless dog. The vet examined the animal and told the man the dog was dead. The man asked if there was any way the doctor could revive the dog. The doctor left the room and returned with a cat, who...

8 KEY CATALYSTS – Speak with Good Purpose

Before reading this second article on Speak with Good Purpose, you may want to look at last month’s article where we considered: Why Speak with Good Purpose? It’s all about awareness Think about the intention of your words SPEAK WITH GOOD PURPOSE Give...

Trusting Your Vision

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. –Henry David Thoreau A vision is something that has been seen. It may be a fantasy you had at a young age that never let go, or a...

The Fun Police

I have come to believe that how much joy I experience in any given moment pretty much boils down to how much permission I give myself to have it. Sounds simple enough, but for many of us, after a lifetime of withholding permission from ourselves, we might notice some...