How to get what you REALLY want in place of what you don

 Some people call it the world of the WooWho. If you’re like most, when you hear that thoughts can change your life you either run screaming or do what any rationale thinking person would do. You roll your eyes. So why am I writing about this when my life’s work is grounded in science? Because what I want to share with you is absolute. Science is finally beginning to quantify and prove it through research into quantum physics. ...

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You Can Choose The Outcome

We often feel that our lives and days and experiences are pretty much out of our control. Most people would say, “What happens, happens. There is not much we can do to change what happens during a day”. What we can do is alter how we react to situations and experiences as they arise. On Friday our water delivery came. My wife decided a few months ago to go with glass bottles because of chemicals in the plastic and the environment. ...

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Words that can change your life

There are times in life when the right person with the right words will show up at just the right time and have a dramatic impact on your life. For me it happened at age 16. The who was a gentleman by the name of Mr. Gretzinger. He was my guidance councilor. I grew up in poverty and parent alcoholism and violence that led to living on the streets at age 14. Once I reached 16, it seemed the only thing to do was to leave ...

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What Would You Do With $55 Million?

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A great amount of people love to play the lottery game. The ads I heard over the weekend pegged the prize at something in the area of $55 million. There is great truth and personal philosophy involved in the winning of a lottery.  
The mere thought of winning allows us to see for ourselves what we would do if we were to ...

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Go Where The Kites Go

Go Where The Kites Go
I get asked this all the time, "Is there a point where this gets easier. This personal growth thing I mean"? Fair question. Honest question. The truth is that when we embark on any new journey or move towards a newly discovered goal or dream it takes us into uncharted territory and outside of our comfort zone.  
I noticed an interesting ...

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Why Do Dreams Die?

Why Do Dreams Die?
We all have dreams. We all have hopes and aspirations, passions and thoughts. Some blossom into brilliant reality while others wither and die before ever taking form. Many of us look upon the success of others and lives lived with passion and purpose, success and triumph and wonder why for them and not for me? There is a very real reason. It all stems from the ...

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Don't ignore success

Don't Ignore Success
Sometimes the things in life that are so simple and should be so apparent are the ones that slip through the cracks. I was going over notes from several presentations and it dawned on me how much focus there is on improving those things in life we struggle with. I mean, that's the foundation of personal growth right? To identify our weaknesses and to know that ...

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Calories In, Calories Out

Calories In, Calories Out
We are all familiar with the term and there is a scientific equation to this. It takes 3500 calories to create a pound of weight. Conversely, it takes the burning of 3500 calories to lose a pound of weight. As a point of interest the losing equates to about seven hours of aerobic exercise. The 3500 calories by the way is about equal to two big Mac combos supersized. ...

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Lessons From A Toaster

Lesson From A Toaster
Don't lessons come from the most unexpected places? I sat at the island in my kitchen eating a sandwich and glanced over at the toaster on the counter. It's new, but fashioned after the old looking model of toasters. Very rounded looking with a matt silver finish like the ones you may remember from childhood. The maker, Delongi no doubt capitalizing on the nostalgia ...

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But What About Now?

But What About Now?
Here's a big challenge we face everyday. Just being here. Just focusing on what we are doing and try to get the most from it. One night after work I sat on one the those little blue chairs, surrounding the little blue table that has become Faith's craft table in the kitchen. It's where she often convenes the meeting of the minds of ...

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