This certainly has been an interesting presidential election experience…for all of us. Unfortunately, it has also been an incredibly divisive and disempowering to the American people. Did you give away your power?
Have you been paying attention to the campaign? If so, have you been noticing more negativity in your life recently? Are you feeling angrier or more stressed? Are you more skeptical and judgmental of people you don’t even know? Are you fearful about the possible outcome of the presidential election? Are you more worried about your future? Are you feeling hopeless and like things are out of control? Read More
What does it mean to “align your thoughts with your goal” and why is it worth your time?
The short and simple answer to why it’s worth your time to align your thoughts with your goals – dreams – desires – is because doing so makes the journey faster, easier and more enjoyable. Think “flow.” Thoughts that are contrary to what you are wanting to achieve or experience, however, make the process slower, more complicated and more stressful. Think “struggle.”
We don’t consciously choose to do things the “hard” way, but when I ask the question, “What do you want?” people almost always respond in one of two ways: Read More
Overwhelmed by so many To-Do’s? It’s time to delegate to Universal Energy.
Feeling overwhelmed and paralyzed from the weight of having too much to do? As an entrepreneur and a former HR professional, this stressful state is quite familiar to me.
I’ve spent a lot of time pushing through and telling myself to work harder. This strategy was never very effective though, and always left me tired, annoyed and even less productive.
When I learned about the Law of Attraction and the flow of Universal Energy, however, I began to understand what was happening during those times of overwhelm and how to tap into the productivity of Universal Energy to get more done in less time. We can easily achieve so much more if our thoughts and energy are in alignment instead of working against each other. Read More
Monday morning is a great opportunity to reflect on what you want to achieve and how you want to feel by the end of the week . To help everything come together easily for you, take a moment to also make sure your thoughts are focused on what you want instead of what you don’t want to experience.
If you are thinking about the lack of … time – money – people – cooperation – resources … or if you are thinking that your week and work will be difficult and stressful, then you are thinking about what you don’t want. Read More
A Workplace Gratitude Model – The Dialog Mile
Through scientific research, case studies, and personal experience, we know that happiness and gratitude in the workplace significantly improve the overall performance of the organization and the general well-being of its employees. Now it’s time for employers to integrate this knowledge into the culture and day-to-day practices of their organizations.
As I consider how we can better infuse gratitude into the workplace, I recall a wonderful workplace program that I had the pleasure of facilitating a few years back when I was the Director of HR for the Dialog Corporation.
When I joined Dialog, it was a mash-up of haphazardly integrated organizations, cultures and systems. Employees in every department felt misunderstood, under-valued, under-utilized and unappreciated. Even though we had a lot of talented people who wanted to do good work and provide great service, quality and efficiency were very low and the morale even lower.
One afternoon, a group of about ten employees (representing all of the departments) and one manager approached me about developing Read More
It only hurts when you’re thinking about it. Seriously. You feel the pain only when you’re paying attention to it, and focusing on your pain just makes it more intense. As a Life Coach and Law of Attraction Teacher, I am often explaining to people that what we focus on expands. My recent painful experience with my lower back gave me the opportunity to really test this out.
The biggest “Wow! It really works,” came in the midst of making love with my husband one night. Suddenly I realized that I was feeling absolutely no pain in my body. Nor did it return before I drifted off to sleep that night. I’m sure the bio-chemical responses associated with sex might explain the pain relief. It was the thoughts I was thinking, however, that were triggering those chemical responses and my lack of attention on the pain that removed it from my consciousness. So…if you’re able, I highly recommend sex for temporary pain relief.
Here are several additional healthy pain relieving tips and techniques that helped me through my 9+ pain last year: Read More
Knowing how to manifest and thinking the thoughts that make manifesting fun and easy are two very different things.
The basic manifestation process is:
Knowing this process is a good place to start, but unless your thoughts are in alignment with what you’re wanting, your journey is going to be difficult at best. So here are 3 simple “thought tweaks” that will help you reach your goal more easily and have a lot of fun along the way: Read More
I thought about naming this article, “Can I Get a Do-Over for 2015?” That was the first thought I had when I began thinking about what I want for 2016 and realized that the “list” was basically what I wanted for 2015.
We create our own reality through our thoughts, intentions and inspired actions, so I fully expected to easily achieve my goals. Along the way, however, the road got quite rocky. I won’t bore you with the details, but long story short…by the second half of 2015 an old back injury became so painful (9+ on a 10-point scale) that it significantly reduced my level of engagement and activity in every aspect of my life.
Most people know me as typically being very positive and hopeful, but this pain caused me to experience a lot of unwanted negativity:
I did not want this negativity to attract other similar experiences, so I found ways to relieve the pain temporarily so that I could focus on thinking more positive thoughts. Read More
Five days following the Charleston, SC, racially motivated church shooting, President Obama pronounced that slavery and discrimination are in our DNA and that “we’re not cured of it” (racism) during an interview with Marc Maron on WTF with Marc Maron. Though I don’t think it was intentional, I found this statement extremely disempowering to us as a nation and to us as individuals. Implying that racism is in our DNA and that it is a disease that is difficult, if not impossible, to cure is a limiting belief that takes away our power to experience the shift and change that we are wanting.
Racism is not in our DNA. Racism exists today for one reason and one reason only – because we give thought and attention to it. Mr. President, there really is a cure for racism…we just need to change our thoughts and our focus. Read More
A healthy body is all about thought alignment. If you don’t have the body you desire, it is because your thoughts are aligned with what you do NOT want rather than what you do want. For instance, you may believe that in order to have a healthy, fit body you must eat only certain foods, monitor or restrict what you eat and work out to specific routines or for a certain amount of time. Over time, however, you have been unable to integrate these changes into your day-to-day life and so you have the body you would EXPECT for someone who does not diet and exercise appropriately. Your current physical state is because you BELIEVE you must do certain things to achieve balance with your natural health and well-being. You BELIEVE that health and well-being are conditional…and in this example the conditions are diet and exercise.
How do you explain then all those fit and trim individuals (like my son and my husband) who do not diet or exercise? They eat what they enjoy and they do with their bodies also whatever they enjoy. Read More