What To Do About Obstacles

What if you have a legitimate obstacle that’s preventing you from making progress on your big dream? Sometimes, when we begin to dream big dreams with great personal meaning, obstacles or barriers show up. A few examples of obstacles: I’m too old/ young/ tall/ short/ broke/ rich/ busy/ tired/ hyper/ fun/ boring/ anything. I don’t Read More

Your Big Dream

Sometimes when we dream up the future, we try to keep it small. Tools like SMART goals are great for tracking progress on tasks, but they’re not necessarily inspiring or meaningful. One of the problems with “goal setting” is that it can limit us to dreaming small, realistic dreams that are achievable from our current Read More

What is NLP?

NLP stands for “neuro linguistic programming.” NLP is a collection of tools and techniques that allow you to change your behaviors and experience more emotional flexibility by shifting your mental attention to what’s most effective in a given moment. It’s also a mindset or an approach to life, problem solving, relationships, happiness, productivity, and contentment. Some people Read More

Fireflies: A Moment From Life

What moments from your past would you like to focus on and enjoy even more? Bob Arriaga, an NLP and fitness coach in Houston, recently reminded that life is a collection of created moments, one after the other.Sharing a memory amplifies that past moment and makes it easier to re-experience positive past emotions.Many moments that I want Read More

Wrap Up

A final note about the Mini Date experiment: I found it useful to occasionally break my own rules and learn what happens. After all, these are organic people, not robots! I took time to have a little fun with it, ok?! For me, too much seriousness takes the joy out of life. I don’t think Read More