October 9, 2019
“If you don’t know where your going, you’ll wind up some where else.”
What is it that you really want? When I was a teenager, I didn’t have a purpose or direction in life. I didn’t have a focus that kept my attention. My father got sick when I was about 14 years old and passed over when I turned 17. He lived with cancer for a few years which was a very difficult time for my family. I completely rebelled and lost sight of anything and everything that I could have wanted for myself. I had no aspirations or goals. I was just drifting.
I was in survival mode. As time passed and our family healed from our loss, I was able to begin looking at my future with new eyes. I started focusing on what I wanted in life and applied my gifts and talents to horticulture. I opened a plant business which I truly loved. My attention on learning everything I could about plants grew and grew (and so did my plants). As I evolved so did my passion to learn about nature, health, herbs and about people. This took me to the field I am in today, coaching. I love it!
You see, when you’re not sure where you want to go, any road will take you there. When you have clarity, you can navigate a path that will bring so much joy, satisfaction and happiness into your life. Having a purpose and sticking with it, is the answer to so many of your life’s questions. So, ask yourself, what do you really want? What are you willing to devote your life too? There is something inside of you that no one else can do just like you! If you want to go down the rabbit hole, make sure it is with a purpose, otherwise any road will take you to no where.
September 19, 2019
“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.”
What does it take to make a decision and stick by it? What brings you to that point that says enough, I’ve got to make a change? Usually it’s pain. That gnawing feeling that nags and pulls on your heart strings to let you know somethings got to give. The more you try to ignore it, the more it comes back with a vengeance. Making a decision to change is the first step. Being determined and committed to move in the direction of the change will take perseverance. You must be able to visualize what it is you want and that has to out way your fears of not changing.
Making no decision is worse than making a wrong decision. Clarity comes from engagement. The more you move in the direction of your dreams the more the universe assists you towards your dreams. Facing your fears takes courage. Everyday we are faced with decisions. Each one can led to a different path. That is why having a purpose is key. Ask yourself, is this decision going to move me closer or further away from my dream?
If you get an answer from your heart that says yes, go for it, than take the action, even if it scares you. Everyday move a little closer toward what it is you want. Make that decision and stick by it. It will be the best decision of your life!
August 14, 2019
“I choose things by how they resonate in my heart.”
Resonance is an interesting phenomena. It is an invisible energy that gets transferred from one object to another through vibration and frequency. I’m sure you’ve all heard of an opera singer being able to shatter a crystal glass when she is able to sing a pitch that resonates on the same frequency as the glass. Or tuning forks that that get activated when one is stroked .
The earth has a resonance as well as everything else in the universe. Your thoughts have resonance too. What you think and feel are like invisible currents vibrating out from you. Everything is connected and what you are projecting has an effect on others. When you have people that get together with the same purpose, powerful shifts can occur. This energy can be used for good intentions or ill intentions.
Let’s resonate love, peace, compassion, creativity and positive things rather than destructive ones which do damage. You have the power. Collectively we can change the world and create heaven on earth. Let’s do that!
Watch this short video and see how a bridge designed to withstand winds up to 120 miles per hour collapsed from only 40 miles per do to resonance.
May 30, 2019
“Life should be a daring adventure or nothing at all.”
I love watching movies. Old movies that is. I am fascinated with movies that were made in the 40’s and 50’s. I find that most of them were done so well. The script, acting, cinematography, and production were first class. I do like some of the movies made today but I don’t go out of my way to watch them, so when I’m on a plane, I get a chance to catch up on the new releases. On my way home from Australia last month, I got caught up. One of the movies I watched was a National Geographic Movie, Free Solo. OMG, it was amazing. It made me think of what it means to be alive. To live your life like you were on the edge of life or death, literally.
It made me think of what the meaning of life really is and what is it that holds us back from living it full out. I mean, I don’t have the calling to scale mountains like Alex Honnold, but I do know my purpose and have a desire to reach more people through coaching because I love my work and I know it works. It made me think of what I need to do to become better, more focused and give it my all.
If you have a desire inside you, really ask yourself, what are you willing to do, to give up and practice to become your best? To live fully and be alive! Go for it. Reach inside of yourself for the answers. Stir up that juice that is calling you to something greater. Go watch the movie, maybe it will inspire you as it did me. You have greatness in you. What is calling you? Go for it! Seek it and you shall find! Risk Being Alive!
August 30, 2018
“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”
― John Lennon
I love this quote! So many times people worry over things we have absolutely no control over. We get so caught up with the negative “what ifs”? What if everything turns out horrible? What if we lose? What if it doesn’t turn out the way I planned? I’m sure you can think of other what ifs. But what if things turn out great? What if you could view life as a glorious adventure?
This reminds me of a folk story that brings things into perspective.
There once was a farmer who lived with his wife and only son in the country. They owned one horse that helped them till the soil and plant their crops.
One day the horse just decided to run away. All the neighbors found out and said, “Oh I’m so sorry for you. Now you are going to have to work so much harder.” The farmer kept his cool and said, “we’ll see.”
After a week the horse came back with a Mare. All the neighbors said, “Oh you are so lucky, now you have two horses to help work your land.” The farmer just said, “we’ll see.”
Now, their only son wanted to tame the new horse, however he got thrown off of her and broke his leg. Again the neighbors said, “Oh you poor thing, your only son that helps with so much can’t help you work.” The farmer just said, “we’ll see.”
A war broke out in the country and all the young men had to go to battle. However the farmers son could not go because of his broken leg. The neighbors said “Oh, how lucky you are, your only son gets spared from having to go to war.” The farmer again said, “we’ll see.”
So you see, the story of life has its good times, it’s bad times. Life has its ups and downs. There are highs and lows as well. How we face those times makes all the difference. Life is like a rollercoaster. You can enjoy the thrill of the ride or feel like you just want to get off.
Joe Biden, the former Vice President has a new released book entitled, “Promise Me Dad”, a year of hope, hardship and purpose.
He exemplifies what it means to have courage and faith. You too can set your own sail and find your purpose by choosing how you respond to life’s circumstances.
Look for ways to be of service. Go the extra mile, and make it a point to lift someone else up by giving a compliment. It goes farther than you can imagine.
Check out my article in Wisdomfeed!
August 2, 2018
Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to depression.
I was talking with a client the other day whose life was always filled with much joy, prosperity and purpose. He is two years away from retiring, from a job which he has always loved until recently. Now, somehow he has become disconnected and his fears are over taking him. Like many people who feel depressed, he is going through the motions without the passion and purpose in life. It is a tough place to be. It is debilitating.
I know, in my younger years I too felt alone, anxiety, sad and disconnected. I understand the grip of pain that latches on to your soul. This darkness grabs you and doesn’t want to let go. I put on a happy face but underneath I was a totally mess.
What I did was turn my mess into a message. That is what my client is now doing as well. It doesn’t happen over night. Our society has become so dysfunctional that it kind of reinforces depression, suppression, and oppression. Addiction is now considered a pandemic. Everyone has their heads down looking in their phones. No one is communicating face to face any more. The word communicate comes from the word commune, to come together. To commune with nature, to commune with our spirit, to commune with divine intelligence and even commune with our bodies in a healthy way. Through neuroscience we know that the brain can rewire itself. We know that the brain has plasticity. Which means that with the proper help, understanding and support we can reconnect to our true self and divine energy to lift ourselves out of a state of depression to an expression of joy!
Finding your joy and releasing your pain is the greatest gift you can give to yourself and to the world. When we do, we are actually creating a more peaceful place for all humanity. That is how big this really is! Here’s to you’re happy self.
June 21, 2018
People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought.”
Thinking is the highest function we are capable of. It requires concentration, self discipline and creativity. Everything that we see in the material world came from someones thought power. So why do we have so much poverty, unhappiness and sickness? What are we actually thinking about anyway? Or are we thinking at all?
George Bernard Shaw said; “Two percent of the people think; three percent of the people think they think; and ninety-five percent of the population would rather die than think.” Thinking is hard work. Actually it is the hardest work you will ever do. Staying with a problem to find a solution requires effort. James Allen Said; ” Until thought is linked with purpose there is no intelligent accomplishment.” These three men were all great thinkers. Thinking is a gift from source energy. We have the freedom to choose any thought we want, yet we use our minds for small tasks rather than accomplishing great things in our life.
We all want things in our life. Those things require thought power. If you want a healthy body, you have to eat healthier foods, exercise, and use disciple to see yourself being that person with the lean body. If you want to have a higher position in your company, than you must learn what it takes to step into that role. Ask yourself some powerful questions. Who do you want to become? What do you really want from life?
You can have it if you take the time to think about it. Hiring a coach is one of the best ways to move the creative process along faster. Two minds are better than one.