Consciousness Development

Growth That Sells

Growth

Someone recently asked me how to help more people embrace the discomfort of growth. My response? By helping people to ‘raise the bar’ in their own minds. If personal growth is considered uncomfortable, painful, or hard, then what idea do we need to market and sell in order to convince more people that pursuing growth…

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Permanence

Permanence

Imagine. You are lost in the dense woods, you have no real idea where you are on the map, you’ve been going in circles for hours, it’s raining, and it’s starting to get dark. What is the most helpful thought you can have in such a situation? “This isn’t permanent”. Times of suffering, stress and…

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Competing Thoughts

thoughts

I love brownies. The homemade kind with a moderate layer of rich chocolate frosting smeared on top. A friend of mine makes an amazing chocolate/peanut butter frosted brownie that seriously makes you weak in the knees. Oh. My. Word. They are so good that thoughts of eating half the pan myself seem entirely reasonable. Part…

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Gratitude With Gusto

Thanksgiving Blog

I was sitting in a graduate school course some 15 years ago when my professor implored, “People. Do NOT be reactive to your family while you are together over the holiday.”  Possibly the best advice any of us could have heard on our way into Thanksgiving break.  I’m certain it helped us to tune into…

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Think on This

If you knew the way out of a room in which you were trapped, would you go? What if I told you that by learning to be really good at one skill you would have the “key” you need to experience the deeper, more genuine, and meaningful life you long for – you would feel…

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