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Saying yes when you'd like to say no . . .

 

Dr. Mark Goulston, in his book, “Get Out of Your Own Way:  Overcoming Self-Defeating Behavior,”  talks about the common dilemma of saying “yes” when you’d like to say “no.”

He says that “when you can’t say no without fear, or...

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Playing it safe . . .

 

“Playing it safe” is a chapter in Dr. Mark Goulston’s book, “Get Out of Your Own Way:  Overcoming Self-Defeating Behavior.”

He’s referring to not taking chances in life and what we miss out on when we don’t take them.   Of course,...

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Another way you might look at pain in your life . . .

 

I’m not a philosopher but I’ve done and gone through a lot of things in my life. 

I grew up in Ireland.  I became a teacher.  I went to live in California.  I became a lawyer in Silicon Valley.  I returned to Ireland where I did many things, including...

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[Audio] how to find calmness when your life is hectic . . .

I've got something quick for you today . . . 

How would you like to "find" some calmness in your life for five minutes?

In this mp3 audio download, I share a way (that is simple) for you to take a step back from almost any area of your life when things get a little hectic:

 Five minutes...

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Understanding your values

One of the most profound experiences you have in your life is the moment you realize that you are a distinctive person, that there is no other on this earth quite like you.  As an old Irish writer put it, “Your like will not be in it again.”

Each of us is honoured with this gift...

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If one hour to live - who would you tell - I love you?

If you had one more hour to live . . . who would you tell "I love you?"

This has a tendency to focus the mind. 

Think about it - who would you tell?

Why wait?

If it's too big of a step, show your love in some other way, make that person feel and know that you love them.

Small steps....

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Dr. Phil reveals one way to feel more confident

Self-confident people have an energy that people admire.  It can range from a quiet and peaceful energy to one that is more outgoing and active.

Although self-confidence plays such a significant role in our lives, many of us struggle with it. 

We can learn...

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