TEACHING YOURSELF

“You can observe a lot just by watching.” – Yogi Berra I think we can all agree that education is important. That is certainly true, when the source is a reliable school, which conveys facts and truth in… Read More

Forgive Yourself

Have you ever done something so wrong or so misguided that you couldn’t live it down? If so, how did you deal with it? Did you feel guilty or ashamed? Did you try to bury it way back… Read More

OBSESSION

Obsession is a state of being during which an idea or thought continually dominates a person’s mental state, actions and emotions. Is obsession always a bad thing? Not necessarily. Thomas Edison was obsessed with the goal of inventing… Read More

Action Creates Mood

“What are you in the mood for? Chinese food? Pizza? Mac and cheese?” Everybody, at least in our culture, has had this experience. In ordinary everyday situations, we let our mood – which has to do with emotions… Read More

Why We Suffer

You know what they say about life. There are two things we can be sure of: death and taxes. However, suffering seems to be an inevitable part of the whole experience also. But, let us not despair. Talking… Read More

SELF-BLAME

All people have their own ways of handling emotions. Some people deny their feelings or stuff them down, while others wear them openly. Some people seem by nature unemotional, whereas others are live wires. Some view emotional people… Read More

Your Full Potential

“No one ever lay on his death bed thinking, “Gee, I wish I had spent more time at work.” If you have attended a funeral, you know what a eulogy is. Have you ever wondered about yours? Everyone… Read More

Who Are You?

Have you ever known an adult who just hasn’t been able to settle down? He moves around, can’t keep a job or sustain a relationship. He is restless and unfocused. This sort of person might even  be heard… Read More

Imagine Possibilities

“Where there is no vision, the people perish …” – Proverbs 29:18 When we are frustrated, unhappy or confused, and we know something has to change, what is required in order to make that change? Is it will… Read More

Hope

“Pessimists may be right, but optimists are happy.” Hope is the expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. Some people dare to hope. Others refuse it. The refusers say things such as, “I don’t get my… Read More