Habitual Thinking: A fruitful mind feeds on fruit.


An old(ish) Adam Sandler movie, of all things, got me inspired to write about: Habitual thinking and how life-changing it can be to simply change the way you think;  How important rest is; How rest influences what we do when we're not resting. Now it's time for practical steps. Trust me, everyone needs to change their thinking habits. …

Problem perspective: Relax and let challenges show off how awesome you are.


Problem perspective:  Relax and let challenges show off how awesome you are.  A couple weeks ago, my awesome boyfriend shared his most recent, rather horrifying audition experience.  Mind you, I say he's awesome not only because we're all best friends forever and such mush... He's truly one of those people who just shines, especially when …

Empowering choice with affirmation: Accept only who and what affirms your best you.


Most of us spend too much of our lives surrounded by stuff we don't feel we can really choose for ourselves.  Partly because we feel forced to choose from a limited selection among family, school, friends, work, or church. When we finally reach a place where we recognize our decisions are truly our own, options …

Renew your mind: Thinking your way into a fantastic future.


Every one of us is born gifted.  Each gift is unique and the distribution  is both balanced and fair. But, our minds get in the way of using them. If you think about it, as we thinking folk invariably do, there's a hefty number of reasons to convince yourself to accept stuff that isn't true: …

Self-doubt and thanksgiving: You are never in question.


I've been privileged to spend time recently with friends who are an incredible inspiration, the kind of people who defy category and live abundantly in a way that always urges you to be better. In self-reflection I noticed an interesting, albeit subtle common theme. No matter how great or wonderful a given area of our …