Category Archives: Change

Searching for the Grail of Power

One of the most enduring aspects of the legend of King Arthur is the quest for the “Holy Grail.”  According to legend, the Holy Grail was the cup Jesus drank from at the last supper, and which was brought to … Continue reading

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Bowing to the Shark

Someone once said, “It’s not when my problems come one at a time that I have difficulty.  It’s when they travel in a pack that things get out of hand!” Challenges test us.  There is no doubt about it. How … Continue reading

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Difficult People Make for Hard Times: 5 Keys to Managing the Stress of Challenging Relationships

We all have them; those people in our lives that seem to stress us out all the time.  Bosses, partners, spouses, family, co-workers, look around and you’ll find one.  They seem to be energy magnets; whatever energy we have is … Continue reading

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Leaning Forward: 4 Principles to Handling Adversity and Using it to Develop Inner Strength

Our nervous systems crave predictability and consistent responses from our environments. This is often why we look to bad habits, certain unhealthy foods, alcohol or sometimes even drugs to give our nervous system the relief that it seeks from dealing … Continue reading

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Winning Conversations: 5 Principles to Help You to Say it More Effectively and Hear it More Clearly

Winning Conversations: 5 Principles to Help You to Say it More Effectively and Hear it More Clearly We’ve all been there; that feeling of stuck, of impasse, when we’re trying to understand, or be understood, and the conversation seems stalled.  … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Surfing on the Power of Positive Thoughts

What do we know about the power our thoughts have to impact the quality of our life? Simple. “As a person thinks, so shall they be.”  (Proverbs 23:7) We can ride the positive power of our thoughts like a surfer … Continue reading

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When Saying Makes It So: 8 Steps to improving your “Self-talk” and changing your life.

It’s been estimated that we have about 50,000 thoughts a day.  This is our “self talk.”  It’s the soundtrack in our heads that we’re sometimes aware of, and sometimes, not so much.  We make sense of ourselves and our world … Continue reading

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How Do You Climb Mount Everest?: 7 Steps To Meeting Life’s Challenges

It goes without saying that life is challenging. Some challenges we seek; some find us all by themselves.  Dealing with them effectively determines the quality of our life. Much as succeeding in life, getting to the top of Mount Everest … Continue reading

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We Will Find A Way, Or We Will Make One

In 219 B.C.E. the Carthaginian general, Hannibal, confronted a daunting task. He had been ordered to lead his army into Italy to attack Rome. The only way to achieve surprise and do so quickly was to cross the Alps. No army had … Continue reading

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12 Steps To Making Sense Of Your Story

In order to change something in your life, you often have to come to grips with how it got there.  It can be helpful to remember that as human beings, we are always trying to find the meaning of what … Continue reading

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