And Up the Ladder the Ego Goes

Last week’s article referred to the Ladder and how we make decisions. This article would then make this part two of the Ladder series. Click this link to read “In Search for Poop.” Part one. The Ladder is a way of describing how we make decisions, process information, and develop conclusions about ourselves, others, and… Read More

In Search for Poop

The door was left open…shit! (Alright, that was not exactly what I said. I said, “Oh look, someone must have left the door open. Since I am the only one here, I guess it was me. I better close it now and go back to work.” NOT! I panicked! While I didn’t become frantic, (okay… Read More

Is Action really the key to Happiness?

I just finished reading a very interesting article by Benjamin Sledge, a blogger with Heart Support, a site dedicated to helping those that are struggling with life’s toughest challenges. The blog that caught my attention is called, “You Might Not Actually Be Struggling With Depression” but you may be dealing with depression’s lesser known evil… Read More

World Mental Health Day: Let’s Talk About it

It’s OK to not be OK! World Mental Health Day (10 October) is a day for global mental health education, awareness, and advocacy against social stigma. It was first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, a global mental health organization with members and contacts in more than 150… Read More

If there was one thing to remember today – this is IT!

My inspiration comes from many directions and at various times. Many of those times are just not so darn convenient ! Like driving in the car and suddenly these great earth shattering blog posts ideas come in and I go, “NO…not now, I’m driving!”

Is this Bull Sh$t or What?

You have probably read so many of these type memes on your favorite social media site. They are very clever sayings to get you motivated to possibly change something in your life. They make us feel good and by the number of likes and shares these quotes get, we love to feel good!

What’s Wrong with David? Four Possible Steps to Help

David shuffled around in an non-purposefulness manner. Going from task to task, head down and shoulders slumped over. He acted a lot slower than normal, didn’t smile as much today and was certainly not engaged in his work. “Hey, David how’s it going?” “Crappy,” he said a low tone of voice. “I have a hangover.”

Taking my biggest step – Forgiveness

There is no doubt if you spend enough time on this earth that people will eventually do things to you that will not support your well-being, aliveness or even satisfaction in living. These things could be just a single event or a series of incidents over a period of time. The result and experience is… Read More

I Think and Therefore I Must Be

Ok, I might have changed a word or two. Yes, René Descartes, Cogito, ergo sum first written in his Discourse on the Method, is usually translated into English as “I think, therefore I am“. Our minds are flawed. Many times our perceptions of things are not as they seem and more of a figment of our… Read More

Five Simple Steps for Better Conversations

“Everybody’s Talkin‘” is a song written and recorded by singer-songwriter Fred Neil in 1966. One of my favorite renditions is by Harry Nilsson. The first line goes like this: “Everybody’s is talkin’ at me, I can’t hear a word they are saying. Only the echoes of my mind…” Reminds me so much of what I… Read More