Don’t Be Deceived
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Don’t Be Deceived

Your Future Can Be Told By The Words You Say Have you heard the term “sour grapes”? A person’s behavior, expression, or opinion can be termed “sour grapes” when the person is angry because they haven’t or aren’t getting what they want when they want it. Matilda had often been referred to as sour grapes…

When Is A Lie A Lie Or Is A Lie Always A Lie?

When Is A Lie A Lie Or Is A Lie Always A Lie?

Lying is the best way to destroy any trust someone might have in you.   Warren and Sadie Sadie had convinced the band in the coffee shop to give Warren a try while Frank, their bass player, was away for six months. The first few gigs went really well. Warren fit in perfectly, even though…

Exchange Bad Habits For Good Ones

Exchange Bad Habits For Good Ones

“Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.” Sigmund Freud   Developing Bad Habits Amy grew up in a very abusive home with five kids. All of the siblings were about a year or two apart. The parents were very overwhelmed with all the kids…

Temporary Fix Or Real Change?

Temporary Fix Or Real Change?

“You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.” —Eckhart Tolle   Introduction  We have all been taught that negative emotions or feelings such as stress, worry, fear, despair, feelings of abandonment, feeling overwhelmed, helpless, etc. are bad. But are they? Do they…

Take The Challenge

Take The Challenge

“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” ― Steve Maraboli In my last post, I asked the questions, “Are you just paying for a high priced listener?” Therapists are very passive, reflective, and patient. Where as self-coaching is active,…

Who’s Your Listener?

Who’s Your Listener?

“Who you are, what you are, and where your life is going are all choices” Introduction  In my previous posts, I’ve talked about change, how to change for success. Many including, myself, have thought that counseling or psychotherapy is the answer. Yes, it helps to have someone to talk to, but too many times, people…