Get Fired Up!

There are those that might look to control you.  You must be good with who you are and let your passion light the way.

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The Power of Belief

Have you ever tasted pasta that was cooked in unsalted water? You find yourself wondering when will it taste good but that moment never comes. This was my life in May 2011­—bland pasta. People I Continue Reading

Happy Spouse – Happy House

The statement happy wife – happy life has been tossed around for decades, perhaps centuries or even millennia. I think it’s time for a change. Don’t forget that the earth was once flat until Copernicus and Continue Reading

The Ugliness of Stress

When you find yourself in a dark place, you’re likely aware that you’re suffering emotionally but what happens to your body? Unhappiness is not confined to your brain. It cascades throughout your body through a Continue Reading

The Enemy Within

Have you ever noticed that people just have a way of pissing you off? How and why do they do that to you? Do they have some special power or are they just idiots. Actually Continue Reading

The Power of Your Mind

We have little to no control over the shit that happens to us and around us. Our only function is to interpret the meaning of these events. How you interpret events is based upon your Continue Reading

Are we really that different?

A patient once told me that he doesn’t believe in a higher power. Although I respected his view, I asked him 2 simple questions for which he remained speechless. Do you remember how you felt Continue Reading

Happy Birthday My Love!

Although you’re as timeless as all of my creations, it’s time for you to take on a new adventure. I’ve given you a new form known as human and today is the first day of Continue Reading

Overcome this one thing and be happy!

I remember my first day of high school.   The place was bustling with action. There were upper class boys with beards and senior girls with curves. Everyone seemed to know what was going on but Continue Reading

9 Easy Steps to Happiness

DO YOU WANT to be happy? Perhaps the most obvious question is; do you want to be happy or miserable? Have you ever met a person that seems to enjoy being miserable? No matter what Continue Reading

7 Simple Steps to overcome the Grip of Stress

It was a spring morning in my office when Joe, a long time patient, arrived with complaints of chest pain. Joe was a middle-aged man that spent over 30 years as a CEO for the Raytheon Continue Reading

Who’s on your shit list?

When I was a kid, this was not the place you wanted to be. If your parents or teachers put you there, the road ahead was sure to be difficult. In the spirit of changing Continue Reading

A true American Hero

One thing that I’ve learned over these past few decades is to expect the unexpected. Sometimes people come into your life for the sole purpose of reminding you of just how beautiful life can be, Continue Reading

This marriage thing is hard!

So why did you get married? Well the answer is actually quite simple. At the core of it, you thought that being married would make you feel a certain way. Of course that feeling is Continue Reading

Conditioning your brain for happiness.

Whether you like it or not, your happiness depends on how you see things. It has very little to do with the actual event that presents itself but rather how you choose to interpret it. Continue Reading

Live in the now

Live in the now? Get serious will ya? I’ve got bills to pay, college tuition looming, retirement around the corner, health issues, aging parents, etc… I need to plan for the future with a fury. Continue Reading

Could it be time for a Mentor?

Do you ever get the feeling that your feet are stuck in the mud and that your dreams have yet to materialize? If so rest assured, you’re not alone although this realization should provide you Continue Reading

Are you happy or sad?

We all want to be happy yet we all continue to suffer. Therefore, we may think that we’re “doing it wrong.” Somehow we are “failing at happiness.” That isn’t true. The real truth is that Continue Reading

How to start your day off right!

Let’s face it, the way you start your day is likely how the rest of the day is gonna go. If you wake up late and ask a question like, why do I have to Continue Reading

Acres of Diamonds

We all need a mentor or a coach in our lives, no matter who we are. One of my mentors is the late Earl Nightingale. He was a master storyteller and I’d like to share Continue Reading

Are you alone?

Have you ever thought about somebody that you haven’t talked to in a while and the next day you get an email or a phone call from them? Or perhaps you read something that really Continue Reading

Words of Wisdom

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of sharing some words of wisdom with a young professional soccer player. She had been struggling to find her identity and reached out for some help. We Continue Reading

Overcoming Emotional Winter

From the movie Cool Runnings comes the great quote “peace be da journey”. Isn’t this what we all want? Unfortunately for some this is simply not the case. The journey is anything less than peaceful. Continue Reading

Happiness is about FOCUS

Do you ever feel like you’re just floating from day to day like driftwood? That feeling of “just fitting in” with whatever life throws at you? If so, you’re in good company. So many today Continue Reading

Don’t worry. You are not alone!

If there are over 7 billion people on this planet then why do I sometimes feel so alone? Social media will have you believe that everyone else’s life is amazing while your’s seems to be Continue Reading