How Meditation Can Help You Achieve Your Goals
How Meditation Can Help You Achieve Your Goals Meditation may seem like an activity that is simply relaxing. But in reality, it can do a lot of things for you such as help you manifest your goals. Here’s how it does that: It helps you affirm your capabilities. Your...read more
The Formula for Change (Part 1)
So now, you've decided to make that change in your life; after all, when you asked yourself that key question, Why not me? and you got the right answer, Yeah, why NOT me? I deserve to have my life working the way I want it to work. To that I say, AWESOME! Way to go....read more
Hypnosis : Using the Subconscious Mind to Grow Yourself
Hypnosis: Using the Subconscious Mind to Grow Yourself Sometimes, we tend to limit ourselves to our beliefs, and when we talk of “belief” here, it’s not religion or faith. It’s those things that we think are made to be the way they are now and cannot be changed. You...read more
Hypnotherapy for Medical Conditions
Hypnotherapy for Medical Conditions Despite the misrepresentations of hypnotherapy in popular culture, there are scientific studies that point to its numerous benefits. The empirical data puts a strong case for hypnotherapy and recommends it for patients with various...read more
Get the Picture?
Get the Picture? A lot of people are curious about how I do what I do-- helping people bring change into their lives or what I call changing your reality; creating the life or reality you want instead of settling for the one you think you're stuck with.In truth,...read more
Benefits of Hiring a Life Coach After a Painful Divorce
Benefits of Hiring a Life Coach After a Painful Divorce Going through the process of divorce is always painful and difficult, no matter the circumstances, because of the fear, confusion, and the challenges of starting over and rebuilding your life. Fortunately, you...read more
Just a Thought
Your thoughts can have a huge effect on your life experience, so why leave them to chance?read more
Turn Your Worries Off, Turn Your Life On
Turn Your Worries Off, Turn Your Life On Worrying is only a waste of time, to begin with. It does not accomplish anything and your compounding thoughts just become a hindrance that stops you from living a full life. Sometimes these unfounded speculations do not even...read more
The Tides of Emotion
The Tides of Emotion There is nothing that feels worse than to suddenly find yourself in the muck and mire of a really bad mood and not even know where it came from or worse, when it will leave. I call these moments emotional low tides, cause it's just like low tide...read more
One Last Cigarette? Who Are You Kidding?
One Last Cigarette? Who Are You Kidding? In the history of this world, there hasn’t been one positive report on cigarettes. They are a health hazard, whichever way you look at them. Millions of people indulge in this harmful practice, knowing full well the dangers of...read more
As I mentioned in our last episode, one of the first items on the agenda for any new reader, client, group of workshop students or an audience at a speaking engagement is to learn about what I call Rule #1: Life is Supposed to be Fun! A lot of people misinterpret or misunderstand what living Rule # 1 is supposed to mean or feel like.
At first this surprised me until I realized that for most people the word, “fun” generally connotes thoughts of “pleasure” and “play” and, of course, the idea of a life filled with only pleasure and play is both unrealistic and difficult for anyone to fathom; most of us have to work for a living, and we have responsibilities we have to fulfill etc. So what is the right meaning for ”fun’ as it applies to the Rule?
I mentioned this last time, but think it’s worth repeating; the best word might be “enjoyable.” Fair enough, yet that still often results in a sideways look of question and doubt. Truthfully, I suppose that’s not too surprising when one considers just how many folks have issues that hold them back and make their lives anything but enjoyable.
So with that in mind, and right on the heels of our last episode, “Solving the Riddle,” let’s take a closer look at Rule #1, which I still stand by: Life ISSupposed to be Fun; and it can be, I promise. All it takes is two simple steps. Click on the happy face below and enjoy!
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