There are several good insights in this month’s edition of the Next newsletter by Jeff Selingo. It’s always a very thoughtful read with good insights into the trends in the higher education system in the United States. This month he is focusing on the intersection between college education and the workforce during this time when
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I’ve written about this course before and wanted to spread the word that another class is getting ready to begin. Midnight tonight is the deadline actually. It is offered twice a year. September is the main time per year that I purchase clothes for myself and my family. It works great for us since we
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. How does lighthearted feel? Does it feel like everything will work out? Does it feel fun? Can you spend more time feeling lighthearted? It has the power to change your life if you can. Life doesn’t have to be so serious. Life can be filled
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. It is lovely to create together but remember, timing is everything. The more you are in the flow, the more those around you will find themselves there too, even unintentionally. Do not go into standstill mode as others to catch up. Instead, redirect your focus.
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. When you are ready to get serious about understanding your own intuition, think in terms of metaphors all the time. Establish the dialog. Remember, though, that sometimes burnt biscuits are just burnt biscuits. When you realize that, let it remind you to laugh. Because most
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. Ignoring complaining, nagging, and sob stories can be considered an act of love. Self-love because you release yourself from a focus on negativity. Love for others because they may focus less intently on negativity if no one is listening or connecting with them in their
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts follows. Your intuition can be like your big buddy hanging out with you all the time. Really, you’re never alone. Your own always present, patient, and calm mentor who wants only the best for you is there for you all the time in the form
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts follows. In relationships, learn to give very little or no attention to what you don’t want to see more of. Doing this may seem counter-intuitive because bringing attention to what we don’t like and starting a discussion about what others should do differently is a
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts follows. I don’t know why I waited so long to celebrate life: life’s adventures, life’s events, life’s connections, life’s relationships, life’s fun. The now is what matters most. Now I enjoy. Now I learn. Now I love. Now I heal. Now I live. Now I
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts follows. Life is about wanting and growing. You will be better tomorrow than you are today if you can go with the flow of that. It is good to want. It is good to allow. It pulls life through you. You want more and that
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts follows. There is power in tiny mindset shifts. Like a breath of fresh air, you can turn a habitual thought around — and it doesn’t take much. With clarity of intention and presence of mind, you can make new distinctions that change your whole perspective.
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts follows. Speaking is intention in action. What you talk about demonstrates the direction of your momentum. What you choose to say out loud is revealing. You show where your focus is and where it generally hangs out by the words you put together and release
What follows is an excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. If you want to make a permanent change to improve yourself in any way, then the importance of feeling good cannot be overestimated. Many people don’t realize that they can feel good whenever they want to and without needing exercise, food, drink,
What follows is an excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. Whatever you like about yourself, appreciate that specifically and often. The most important thing is that you feel good. Take it easy on yourself. Pay attention to your emotions and do something about it when you notice you aren’t feeling good —
What follows is an excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. When feelings of justified anger arise, find a larger perspective. You can practice diffusing and releasing feelings of anger. Do it for your own wellbeing, not for their sake. Looking at all the details of the situation fuels the fire. So take
I’m trying out the reblogging feature after one of my posts was reblogged this week for the first time ever as far as I know. Thanks to Gloria Michael for reblogging my post, “Teaching and Learning.” Very cool. This is my first reblog of another blogger’s post. See, “Women Explorers – Journey to the Last
What follows is an excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. When there are things about yourself or your life that you want to improve, it is easy to get frustrated. You quickly notice where you are and what you don’t like about it. You begin to talk to and about yourself negatively.
What follows is an excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. Personal development is an ever-evolving process of making more and better distinctions about who you are and what you want. Life is about choices and those choices accumulate to define the path of your life’s journey. You choose again and again as
What follows is an excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. Think of intuition as a bridge or gateway between the physical self and the spiritual self. It delivers sudden and complete ideas in the form of intuitive flashes. Intuition can also bring subtle ideas gently presented, often through symbols and metaphors or
I guess you could say that learning about different personality assessments has been a hobby of mine. I thought about listing them all out for you, but it gets ridiculous. Let’s just say my current favorites are my longest-studied one, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), then another couple that I think about regularly are the